The Green Papers: Illinois 2023 General Election
 
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Elections for Statewide offices and Congress
Senators:2(Electoral Classes 2 and 3)
Governor:1 
2020 Census:12,822,739 (4.14% of 309,785,186)
2024, 2028 Electoral Votes:19(0.00% of 538)
2022-2030 Representatives:17(3.91% of 435)
Capital:Springfield
 

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Illinois State and Local Government

Illinois Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions:
Democrats   Republicans


A candidate who has filed a statement of candidacy in the primary is prohibited from being listed on the ballot in the general election as an Independent candidate, as a candidate of another political party, or as a Write-In in the general election.

 
           

U.S. Senate  6 year term. No Term Limit. 118th Senate  Senate Electoral Classes

Class 2 Democratic Senator  Richard J. "Dick" Durbin
Served in U.S. House- elected: 1982, 1984, 1986, 1988, 1990, 1992, 1994. First elected to the U.S. Senate: 1996; re-elected: 2002, 2008, 2014, 2020.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2026
 Candidate list (3)
  Candidate Democratic     Senator  Richard J. "Dick" Durbin
FEC S6IL00151
  Candidate Republican     Tim Arview
  Candidate Republican     Douglas "Doug" Bennett
FEC S6IL00391

Class 3 Democratic Senator  L. Tammy Duckworth
First elected: 2016. Previously served in the U.S. Congress (2013-2017); re-elected: 2022.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 7 November 2028
 Candidate list (1)
  Candidate Independent     Austin James Mink
7 December 2023: Filed with the FEC S8IL00215 for US Senate Class 3.

FEC S8IL00215

Governor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2022, 2026. Term Limit: None, All Governors

  Democratic Governor  J.B. Pritzker
First elected: 2018; re-elected: 2022.
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2026

Lieutenant Governor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2022, 2026. Term Limit: None. Elected on a ticket with the Governor

  Democratic Lieutenant Governor  Juliana Stratton
First elected: 2018; re-elected: 2022.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2026

118th U.S. House of Representatives  2-year term. Election Cycle 2024, 2026. No Term Limit. 118th House
Partisan Composition (primary disposition):
14 Democratic (8 Renominated, 6 Undetermined);
3 Republican (1 Undetermined, 2 Renominated)

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 1 Democratic Member of Congress Jonathan L. Jackson
First elected: 2022.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
Renominated
 Candidate list (4) - 119th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress Jonathan L. Jackson
FEC H2IL01349; 30 Sep 23; Tot $161,142; Dsb $128,711
  Candidate Republican     Montelle Latoya Gaji
  Candidate Republican     Uthman A. Ibrahim
FEC H4IL01220
  Candidate Republican     Marcus Lewis

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 2 Democratic Member of Congress  Robin L. Kelly
First elected in a special election: 9 April 2013 (re: resignation of Member of Congress Jesse Louis Jackson, Jr.)
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
Renominated
 Candidate list (2) - 119th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Robin L. Kelly
FEC H2IL02172; 30 Sep 23; Tot $686,127; Dsb $505,981
  Candidate Republican     Ashley Ramos
FEC H2IL02198

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 3 Democratic Member of Congress  Delia C. Ramirez
First elected: 2022.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
Renominated
 Candidate list (2) - 119th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Delia C. Ramirez
FEC H2IL03162; 30 Sep 23; Tot $343,650; Dsb $197,399
  Candidate Republican     John Booras

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 4 Democratic Member of Congress  Jesus G. "Chuy" Garcia
First elected: 2018
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
 Candidate list (2) - 119th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Jesus G. "Chuy" Garcia
FEC H8IL04134; 30 Sep 23; Tot $227,650; Dsb $142,183
  Candidate Democratic     Chicago Alderman  Raymond A. "Ray" Lopez
FEC H4IL04109

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 5 Democratic Member of Congress  Mike Quigley
First elected: 7 April 2009 in a special election to fill the seat of Member of Congress Rahm Emanuel who resigned to become President Obama's Chief of Staff.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
 Candidate list (4) - 119th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Jonathan Antonio Bishop
  Candidate Democratic     Jerico Matias Cruz
FEC H2IL05225; 04 Oct 23; Tot $17,141; Dsb $63
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Mike Quigley
FEC H0IL05096; 30 Sep 23; Tot $409,152; Dsb $383,520
  Candidate Republican     Tommy Hanson

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 6 Democratic Member of Congress  Sean Casten
First elected: 2018
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
 Candidate list (4) - 119th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Mahnoor Ahmad
FEC H4IL06120
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Sean Casten
FEC H8IL06139; 30 Sep 23; Tot $1,147,020; Dsb $360,548
  Candidate Democratic     Charles M. Hughes
  Candidate Republican     Niki Conforti
FEC H4IL06112; 30 Sep 23; Tot $21,976; Dsb $5,087

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 7 Democratic Member of Congress  Danny K. Davis
First elected: 1996
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
 Candidate list (7) - 119th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Nikhil Bhatia
FEC H4IL07193; 30 Sep 23; Tot $75,724; Dsb $44,813
  Candidate Democratic     Kina Collins
FEC H4IL07219; 30 Sep 23; Tot $49,819; Dsb $42,638
  Candidate Democratic     Chicago Treasurer  Melissa Conyears-Ervin
FEC H4IL07177; 30 Sep 23; Tot $382,767; Dsb $148,844
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Danny K. Davis
FEC H4IL07037; 30 Sep 23; Tot $215,349; Dsb $211,948
  Candidate Democratic     Kouri Marshall
FEC H4IL07201; 30 Sep 23; Tot $78,259; Dsb $32,534
  Candidate Democratic     Rhonda Sherrod
FEC H4IL07227
  Candidate Republican     former Kane County Regional Board of Schools President Chad Koppie

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 8 Democratic Member of Congress  S. Raja Krishnamoorthi
First elected: 2016
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
Renominated
 Candidate list (3) - 119th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  S. Raja Krishnamoorthi
FEC H6IL08147; 30 Sep 23; Tot $4,149,288; Dsb $851,086
  Candidate Republican     Mark Rice
FEC H4IL08159
  Candidate Independent     Jorge Alberto Briseno
FEC H4IL08134

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 9 Democratic Member of Congress  Janice D. "Jan" Schakowsky
First elected: 1998
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
 Candidate list (1) - 119th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Janice D. "Jan" Schakowsky
FEC H8IL09067; 30 Sep 23; Tot $663,107; Dsb $750,018

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 10 Democratic Member of Congress  Bradley Scott "Brad" Schneider
First elected in November 2012 to the U.S. Congress, unsuccessful candidate for re-election in November 2014, re-elected: 2016.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
Renominated
 Candidate list (4) - 119th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Bradley Scott "Brad" Schneider
FEC H2IL10068; 30 Sep 23; Tot $1,390,436; Dsb $671,840
  Candidate Republican     Jim Carris
FEC H4IL10098; 30 Sep 23; Tot $191,460; Dsb $3,571
  Candidate Independent     Austin James Mink
8 June 2023: Filed with the FEC H4IL10080 for US House 10.

FEC H4IL10080
  Candidate Independent     Joseph "Joe" Severino
FEC H0IL10393

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 11 Democratic Member of Congress  G. William "Bill" Foster
First elected: 2012
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
 Candidate list (5) - 119th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  G. William "Bill" Foster
FEC H8IL14067; 30 Sep 23; Tot $901,850; Dsb $392,506
  Candidate Democratic     Qasim Rashid
FEC H4IL11260; 30 Sep 23; Tot $305,571; Dsb $191,433
  Candidate Republican     Jerry Evans
FEC H4IL11278; 30 Sep 23; Tot $102,128; Dsb $2,411
  Candidate Republican     Susan Hathaway-Altman
FEC H2IL11264; 30 Sep 23; Tot $1,920; Dsb $0
  Candidate Republican     O. Kent "Kent" Mercado
FEC H2IL11272; 30 Sep 23; Tot $34,916; Dsb $19,070

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 12 Republican Member of Congress  Michael J. "Mike" Bost
First elected: 2014
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
 Candidate list (4) - 119th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Preston Gabriel Nelson
  Candidate Democratic     Brian Roberts
FEC H4IL12086
  Candidate Republican     former state Senator  Darren Bailey
FEC H4IL12078; 30 Sep 23; Tot $172,003; Dsb $64,297
  Candidate Republican     Member of Congress  Michael J. "Mike" Bost
FEC H4IL12060; 30 Sep 23; Tot $1,412,086; Dsb $628,919

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 13 Democratic Member of Congress  Nikki Budzinski
First elected: 2022.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
Renominated
 Candidate list (3) - 119th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Nikki Budzinski
FEC H2IL13153; 30 Sep 23; Tot $1,447,795; Dsb $443,485
  Candidate Republican     Thomas Clatterbuck
FEC H4IL13258; 30 Sep 23; Tot $2,725; Dsb $1,864
  Candidate Republican     Joshua Loyd
FEC H4IL13241; 30 Sep 23; Tot $7,557; Dsb $3,185

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 14 Democratic Member of Congress  Lauren A. Underwood
First elected: 2018
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
Renominated
 Candidate list (4) - 119th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Lauren A. Underwood
FEC H8IL14174; 30 Sep 23; Tot $1,423,048; Dsb $808,727
  Candidate Republican     Krystal Dorey
FEC H4IL14132
  Candidate Republican     Charles "Charlie" Kim
Website indicates CD 11, FEC filing states CD 14

FEC H4IL11245; 30 Sep 23; Tot $8,730; Dsb $8,403
  Candidate Republican     James Thomas "Jim" Marter
FEC H8IL16153; 30 Sep 23; Tot $46,632; Dsb $15,954

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 15 Republican Member of Congress  Mary Miller
First elected: 2020
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
Renominated
 Candidate list (1) - 119th Congress
  Candidate Republican     Member of Congress  Mary Miller
FEC H0IL15129; 30 Sep 23; Tot $619,844; Dsb $478,740

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 16 Republican Member of Congress  Darin McKay LaHood
First elected in a Special Election: 10 September 2015 re: resignation of Member of Congress Aaron Jon Schock (Republican)
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
Renominated
 Candidate list (1) - 119th Congress
  Candidate Republican     Member of Congress  Darin McKay LaHood
FEC H6IL18088; 30 Sep 23; Tot $1,461,369; Dsb $680,796

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 17 Democratic Member of Congress  Eric Sorensen
First elected: 2022.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
Renominated
 Candidate list (3) - 119th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Eric Sorensen
FEC H2IL17147; 30 Sep 23; Tot $1,462,133; Dsb $366,851
  Candidate Republican     Scott Alan Crowl
FEC H4IL17093
  Candidate Republican     former 17th Judicial Circuit Court Judge Joseph G. "Joe" McGraw
FEC H4IL17101; 30 Sep 23; Tot $0; Dsb $0

Secretary of State  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2022, 2026

  Democratic Secretary of State Alexander "Alexi" Giannoulias
First elected Treasurer: 2006; not a candidate for re-election in 2010; re-elected: 2022.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2026

Attorney General  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2022, 2026

  Democratic Attorney General  Kwame Raoul
First elected: 2018; re-elected: 2022.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2026

Treasurer  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2022, 2026

  Democratic Treasurer  Michael W. "Mike" Frerichs
First elected: 2014; re-elected: 2018, 2022.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2026

Comptroller  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2022, 2026

  Democratic Comptroller  Susana A. Mendoza
First elected (in a Special Election [re: passing of Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka [Republican]): 2016; re-elected: 2018, 2022.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2026
 

Political Parties    Parties appear in parenthesis and italics when a candidate receives the endorsement of a given Party and/or official sources indicate a candidate's association with a particular Party but only where the Party in question does not appear on the actual ballot as such.

Major Parties   Those parties which received electoral votes through winning a plurality of a state's [or the District of Columbia's] popular vote in any presidential election between 1984 and 2016. See Classification of Political parties.
  Democratic (affiliates): 22 incumbents, 28 candidates
  Republican: 3 incumbents, 26 candidates
Major Third Parties   Any Party, other than a Major Party, receiving a minimum of 15/100ths of 1 percent of the nationwide popular vote in any presidential election between 1984 and 2016. See Classification of Political parties.
  Constitution (affiliates)
  Green (affiliates)
  Libertarian
Other Third Parties
  America First
  Marijuana
  Socialist Party USA
  Unity
Independents
  Independent: 4 candidates
 
Candidates running under the banner of more than one party are counted towards each party's total. A candidate who has lost a primary or is apparently no longer a candidate is not counted.

Notes

Candidates for office appear on this page in italics where 'The Green Papers' does not yet have independent confirmation from a legal election authority that the person has been officially certified to appear on the ballot.

Primary dates marked "presumably" and polling times marked "reportedly" are based on unofficial or estimated data (especially as regards local variations from a jurisdictionwide statutory and/or regulatory standard) and are, thereby, subject to change.

"FEC" indicates the Federal Election Commission (FEC) Campaign Finance Summary.

When available, we post each candidate's FEC identification number, the date of their most recently filed Report of Receipts and Disbursements, their "Tot" [Total Receipts (contributions received or what came in: FEC Form 3, Line 16, Column B)] and their "Dsb" [Total Disbursements (expenditures or what was spent: FEC Form 3, Line 23, Column B)]. A link is provided to the Federal Election Commission's Summary Report for those who might wish to explore the details.

If a candidate raises or spends $5,000 or less, he or she is not subject to FEC reporting requirements.


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Democratic
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Republican
  Illinois Republican Party
Third Party
  America First Party of Illinois
  Constitution Party of Illinois
  Illinois Green Party
  Socialist Party of Illinois
  The Libertarian Party of Illinois
  The Unity Party of Illinois
  U.S. Marijuana Party of Illinois
Media & others
  Belleville News-Democrat
  Benton Evening News
  Carmi Times
  Chicago Sun-Times
  Chicago Tribune
  Daily Herald - Arlington Heights
  Du Quoin Evening Call
  Herald & Review - Decatur
  Illinois Times - Springfield
  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier - Mattoon
  NewsLink.org - Illinois
  Pioneer Press - Chicago
  Politics1.com - Illinois
  Sauk Valley - Dixon - Sterling - Rock Flats
  St. Louis Post-Dispatch (STLtoday.com)
  Star Publications - Tinley Park
  Suburban Chicago Newspapers
  The Capitol Fax Blog
  The Daily Journal - Kankakee
  The Daily Register - Harrisburg
  The Journal - Chicago's Northwest Suburbs
  The News-Gazette - Champaign - Urbana
  The Pantagraph - Bloomington-Normal
  The Quincy Herald-Whig
  The Southern Illinoisan - Carbondale
  The Zephyr - Galesburg
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  WEEK TV - NBC - East Peoria
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