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Illinois Governor Race

Candidates

Topinka

Topinka (R)

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Rod Blagojevich

Rod Blagojevich (D)*

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RealClearPolitics Snapshot
RCP Average: Blagojevich +8.5 % |RCP Chart
RCP Ranking: Leans Democrat
Competitive House Races: IL-6 | IL-8

Polling Data

PollDateSampleTopinka (R)Blagojevich (D)Whitney(G) (I)Und.Spread
Final Results----49.839.310.4--Blagojevich +10.5
RCP Average10/27 - 11/1--44.335.8--Blagojevich +8.5
Rasmussen11/1 - 11/1500 LV374414--Blagojevich +7
SurveyUSA10/30 - 11/1434 LV374514--Blagojevich +8
Mason-Dixon10/30 - 10/31625 LV40447--Blagojevich +4
Chicago Tribune10/27 - 10/29600 LV294413--Blagojevich +15

All Illinois Governor Race Polling Data

Previous Elections

Governor
2002: Blagojevich 52, J. Ryan 45
1998: G. Ryan 51, Poshard 47

President
2004: Kerry 55, Bush 44
2000: Gore 55, Bush 43
1996: Clinton 54, Dole 37

Demographics

Occupation: Blue Collar 24.0% | White Collar 61.8% | Gray Collar 14.3%
Race: White 67.8% | Black 14.9% | Hispanic 12.3% | Asian 3.4%

Links for More Information

More Analysis: Washington Post

State Newspaper Coverage: Chicago Tribune | Chicago Sun-Times

State Parties: Il GOP | Il Dems

 

Polling Data

PollDateSampleTopinka (R)Blagojevich (D)Whitney(G) (I)Und.Spread
Final Results----49.839.310.4--Blagojevich +10.5
RCP Average10/27 - 11/1--44.335.8--Blagojevich +8.5
Rasmussen11/1 - 11/1500 LV374414--Blagojevich +7
SurveyUSA10/30 - 11/1434 LV374514--Blagojevich +8
Mason-Dixon10/30 - 10/31625 LV40447--Blagojevich +4
Chicago Tribune10/27 - 10/29600 LV294413--Blagojevich +15
Zogby Interactive*10/23 - 10/27LV 334016--Blagojevich +7
Research 200010/23 - 10/26800 LV384711--Blagojevich +9
SurveyUSA10/20 - 10/22578 LV344414--Blagojevich +10
Daily Herald10/16 - 10/22603 LV324812--Blagojevich +16
Zogby Interactive*10/10 - 10/16655 LV3347----Blagojevich +14
Rasmussen10/15 - 10/15500 LV36459--Blagojevich +9
Glengariff Group (R)10/13 - 10/15600 LV3039----Blagojevich +9
Chicago Tribune10/8 - 10/11600 RV29439--Blagojevich +14
Rasmussen10/10 - 10/10500 LV43503--Blagojevich +7
Zogby Interactive*9/19 - 9/25LV 3041----Blagojevich +11
Mason-Dixon9/19 - 9/21625 RV37474--Blagojevich +10
SurveyUSA9/17 - 9/19529 LV39457--Blagojevich +6
Chicago Sun-Times9/10 - 9/12400 LV2656----Blagojevich +30
Tribune/WGN9/7 - 9/10600 LV3345----Blagojevich +12
Rasmussen9/7 - 9/7500 LV3648----Blagojevich +12
Zogby Interactive*8/29 - 9/5n/a 3447----Blagojevich +13
Research 20008/28 - 8/31800 LV39472--Blagojevich +8
Zogby Interactive*8/15 - 8/21n/a 3845----Blagojevich +7
Rasmussen8/7 - 8/7500 LV3745----Blagojevich +8
SurveyUSA7/22 - 7/24541 3445----Blagojevich +11
Rasmussen7/6 - 7/6500 LV3445----Blagojevich +11
Garin Hart Yang (D)7/5 - 7/5604 LV3147----Blagojevich +16
Glengariff Group (R)6/1 - 6/3600 RV3441----Blagojevich +7
SurveyUSA5/20 - 5/22543 LV3743----Blagojevich +6
Rasmussen4/18 - 4/18500 LV4438----Topinka +6
Glengariff Group (R)3/30 - 4/1600 RV4441----Topinka +3
Rasmussen3/27 - 3/27500 LV4341----Topinka +2
Research 20003/6 - 3/8800 LV4047----Blagojevich +7
Research 20003/6 - 3/8800 LV4047----Blagojevich +7
Rasmussen2/22 - 2/22500 LV3642----Blagojevich +6
Rasmussen1/25 - 1/25500 LV4837----Topinka +11
Research 20001/22 - 1/22800 LV3745----Blagojevich +8
Research 20001/16 - 1/18800 LV3745----Blagojevich +8
McKeon (D)11/15 - 11/16600 RV3140----Blagojevich +9
Glengariff Group (R)6/2 - 6/4600 RV3936----Topinka +3