The Green Papers: Illinois 2024 General Election
 
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Elections for Statewide offices and Congress
✓ Primary: Tuesday 19 March 2024
General Election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
Monday 27 November - Monday 4 December 2023 - Filing - Primary .
Tuesday 19 March 2024 - Primary . Polling hours reportedly 6:00a-7:00p CDT (1100-0000 UTC).
Monday 17 June - Monday 24 June 2024 - Independent/Third/Minor/Independent President .
Thursday 5 September 2024 - Filing - Write-in .
Tuesday 5 November 2024 - General Election . Polling hours reportedly 6:00a-7:00p CST (1200-0100 UTC).
 
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 2024 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.


Election Calendar and Candidate Filing from the State Board of Elections.

Petition filing for the primary begins on 5 September 2023 and on 26 March 2024 for the General Election for New Party and Independent candidates.

 
           

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 (5)
  Candidate Democratic     Senator  Richard J. "Dick" Durbin
FEC S6IL00151
  Candidate Democratic     Christopher Alexander Swann
FEC S6IL00409
  Candidate Republican     Tim Arview
  Candidate Republican     Douglas "Doug" Bennett
FEC S6IL00391
  Candidate Other     Joseph David Schilling
FEC S6IL00417

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 (14 Renominated);
3 Republican (1 Undetermined, 2 Renominated)

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 1
Seat up for regular election
Democratic Member of Congress Jonathan L. Jackson
First elected: 2022.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
Renominated
 Candidate list (2) - 119th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress Jonathan L. Jackson
FEC H2IL01349; 28 Feb 24; Tot $245,349; Dsb $207,307
  Candidate Republican     Marcus Lewis
FEC H8IL02104

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 2
Seat up for regular election
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; 28 Feb 24; Tot $933,358; Dsb $880,939
  Candidate Republican     Ashley Ramos
FEC H2IL02198

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 3
Seat up for regular election
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; 28 Feb 24; Tot $616,246; Dsb $409,387
  Candidate Republican     John Booras
FEC H4IL03101

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 4
Seat up for regular election
Democratic Member of Congress  Jesus G. "Chuy" Garcia
First elected: 2018
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
Renominated
 Candidate list (1, 1 write-in) - 119th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Jesus G. "Chuy" Garcia
FEC H8IL04134; 28 Feb 24; Tot $487,345; Dsb $406,454
  Candidate Write-in; (Socialist Workers Party)     Naomi Craine

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 5
Seat up for regular election
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
Renominated
 Candidate list (2) - 119th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Mike Quigley
FEC H0IL05096; 28 Feb 24; Tot $574,258; Dsb $736,276
  Candidate Republican     "Tommy" "Tom" Hanson
FEC H8IL05073; 29 Feb 24; Tot $300; Dsb $0

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 6
Seat up for regular election
Democratic Member of Congress  Sean Casten
First elected: 2018
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
Renominated
 Candidate list (2) - 119th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Sean Casten
FEC H8IL06139; 28 Feb 24; Tot $1,680,060; Dsb $812,713
  Candidate Republican     Niki Conforti
FEC H2IL06090; 28 Feb 24; Tot $46,696; Dsb $25,709

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 7
Seat up for regular election
Democratic Member of Congress  Danny K. Davis
First elected: 1996
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
Renominated
 Candidate list (2) - 119th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Danny K. Davis
FEC H4IL07037; 28 Feb 24; Tot $457,865; Dsb $416,125
  Candidate Republican     former Kane County Regional Board of Schools President Chad Koppie
FEC H2IL08203

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 8
Seat up for regular election
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; 28 Feb 24; Tot $6,321,317; Dsb $1,603,384
  Candidate Republican     Mark Rice
FEC H4IL08159; 28 Feb 24; Tot $139,230; Dsb $35,230
  Candidate Independent     Jorge Alberto Briseno
FEC H4IL08134

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 9
Seat up for regular election
Democratic Member of Congress  Janice D. "Jan" Schakowsky
First elected: 1998
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
Renominated
 Candidate list (1) - 119th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Janice D. "Jan" Schakowsky
FEC H8IL09067; 28 Feb 24; Tot $961,888; Dsb $1,033,030

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 10
Seat up for regular election
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; 28 Feb 24; Tot $2,162,913; Dsb $1,084,694
  Candidate Republican     Jim Carris
FEC H4IL10098; 28 Feb 24; Tot $312,148; Dsb $114,493
  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
Seat up for regular election
Democratic Member of Congress  G. William "Bill" Foster
First elected: 2012
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
Renominated
 Candidate list (2) - 119th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  G. William "Bill" Foster
FEC H8IL14067; 28 Feb 24; Tot $1,657,727; Dsb $805,130
  Candidate Republican     Jerry Evans
FEC H0IL14213; 28 Feb 24; Tot $224,234; Dsb $161,620

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 12
Seat up for regular election
Republican Member of Congress  Michael J. "Mike" Bost
First elected: 2014
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
 Candidate list (2) - 119th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Brian Roberts
FEC H4IL12086
  Candidate Republican     Member of Congress  Michael J. "Mike" Bost
FEC H4IL12060; 28 Feb 24; Tot $2,181,064; Dsb $2,274,965

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 13
Seat up for regular election
Democratic Member of Congress  Nikki Budzinski
First elected: 2022.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
Renominated
 Candidate list (2) - 119th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Nikki Budzinski
FEC H2IL13153; 28 Feb 24; Tot $2,229,559; Dsb $840,410
  Candidate Republican     Joshua Loyd
FEC H4IL13241; 31 Mar 24; Tot $18,585; Dsb $16,029

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 14
Seat up for regular election
Democratic Member of Congress  Lauren A. Underwood
First elected: 2018
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
Renominated
 Candidate list (2) - 119th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Lauren A. Underwood
FEC H8IL14174; 28 Feb 24; Tot $2,082,746; Dsb $1,236,159
  Candidate Republican     James Thomas "Jim" Marter
FEC H8IL16153; 31 Mar 24; Tot $96,940; Dsb $73,082

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 15
Seat up for regular election
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; 28 Feb 24; Tot $947,846; Dsb $777,226

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 16
Seat up for regular election
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; 28 Feb 24; Tot $2,087,381; Dsb $1,144,483

Incumbent - 118th Congress
CD 17
Seat up for regular election
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; 28 Feb 24; Tot $2,356,426; Dsb $635,655
  Candidate Republican     former 17th Judicial Circuit Court Judge Joseph G. "Joe" McGraw
FEC H4IL17101; 28 Feb 24; Tot $333,628; Dsb $107,464
  Candidate Independent     Matthew Cole Parker "Matt" Mudd
FEC H6IL17221 or H6IL17239

FEC H6IL17239

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, 17 candidates
  Republican: 3 incumbents, 17 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
  Socialist Workers Party: 1 candidate
  Unity
Independents
  Independent: 5 candidates
  Other: 1 candidate
Write-in/Scattered/otherwise not readily classifiable
  Write-in: 1 candidate
 
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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Constitution   Links to State Constitutions
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Election Authority
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Legislature   Links to State Legislatures
  Illinois General Assembly
  Republican Caucus
Democratic
  Democratic Party of Illinois
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
  WBBM TV - CBS - Chicago
  WBEZ - Chicago Public Radio
  WEEK TV - NBC - East Peoria
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