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Response to craigmatic (Reply #6)

Sun Apr 19, 2015, 12:46 PM

7. The last two IL US Senate Races took place in 2010 and 2014- midterm election years.

2010 was Obama's first midterm election, open seat to replace Obama/Burris. Kirk-R narrowly defeated Giannoulias-D
2014 was Obama's second midterm election, Durbin-D was running for a fourth term-defeated Oberweis by a 10 percent margin.
Unlike 2010,2016 is a Presidential Election year and Hillary Clinton and Tammy Duckworth will be on the ballot the same time. The voters that stay home in midterm election years but vote in Presidential election years will vote for Hillary Clinton for President and Tammy Duckworth for US Senate.

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