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

CURRENT STATUS: Pending General Election

Race Status

Lean Dem
INCUMBENT PARTY: Rep last updated: 09-10-2018
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
DemographicStateNation
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Gender49.1% Male
50.9% Female
51% Female
Race/Ethnicity61.7% 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 Home22.7%21.1%
High School Grad Rate88.9%87.5%
College Grad Rate34.0%31.3%
Per Capita Income$32,849$31,128
Unemployment4.7%4.1
Median Age37.937.9
Population12801539325.7 mil
Square Miles55519.53,796,742
Population per SqMi1230.6185.8
People per Household2.62.7
Foreign Born13.9%13.5%
Veteran5.9%7.4%
Geographic Mobility13.1%14.6%
Data Credits
State: www.census.gov
State/Miscellaneous: BALLOTPEDIA State Profile