2018 Gubernatorial Race: State: Illinois ( J.B. Pritzker v Bruce Rauner )

CURRENT STATUS: Complete

Race Status

RESULT: J.B. Pritzker (Dem)


Strong Dem
INCUMBENT PARTY: Rep last updated: 10-15-2018
Key Dates
Filing Deadline: 12/04/2017
Primaries: 03/20/2018
General Election: 11/06/2018

Race Status History
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Democratic Candidate

Dem Candidate

J.B. Pritzker
BALLOTPEDIA Profile

WINNER: J.B. Pritzker (Share of Vote: 45.2% )
TOP CANDIDATES
Daniel Biss (Share of Vote: 26.6% )
Chris Kennedy (Share of Vote: 24.3%)
OTHER CANDIDATES
Bob Daiber
Terry Getz
Tio Hardiman
Robert Marshall


Incumbent

Rep Incumbent

Republican Candidate
Bruce Rauner
BALLOTPEDIA Profile

WINNER: Bruce Rauner (Share of Vote: 51.4% )
REGISTERED CANDIDATES
Jeanne Ives (Share of Vote: 48.6% )


Pundit Opinions

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Current Gubernatorial Scoreboard
Bottom Line

Ballotpedia has identified this as a key republican primary to watch. It identified 15 U.S. Senate primaries, 38 U.S. House primaries, and 9 for state executive offices. See the full story here.

Ballotpedia has ALSO identified this race as a key Democratic primary to watch. They named 3 senate primaries, 34 house primaries, and 11 state executive primaries. See the full story here.

2018 Illinois Data Card
Illinois Demographics
Demographic State Nation
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Gender 49.1% Male
50.9% Female
51% Female
Race/Ethnicity 61.7% White/Caucasian
15.5% White/Hispanic
14.7% Black/African American
61% White
18% Hispanic
12% Black
5% Asian
2% Two or More
1% Native
Language Other than Eng at Home 22.7% 21.1%
High School Grad Rate 88.9% 87.5%
College Grad Rate 34.0% 31.3%
Per Capita Income $32,849 $31,128
Unemployment 4.7% 4.1
Median Age 37.9 37.9
Population 12801539 325.7 mil
Square Miles 55519.5 3,796,742
Population per SqMi 1230.6 185.8
People per Household 2.6 2.7
Foreign Born 13.9% 13.5%
Veteran 5.9% 7.4%
Geographic Mobility 13.1% 14.6%
Data Credits
State: www.census.gov
State/Miscellaneous: BALLOTPEDIA State Profile