2012 Illinois House Race for District 8 - Candidates, Debates and Primary Results

This page displays the information for the Illinois house race in district 8. This includes candidates, dates, and political views. The tables below show the candidates for the general election with an option to compare those candidates after the primary. This is followed by the primary candidates and the number of political views we have for each representative. Selecting one of these representatives takes you to the profile for this candidate and a full list of their political positions, speeches, and controversies.

2012 Illinois House Race for District 8 - General Election Candidates

General Election Candidates and Results
Illinois house election - class or district 8
PercVotesPartyCandidate
54.7%121298DTammy Duckworth
45.3%100360RJoe Walsh
Election Information for Illinois
Primary DateMarch 20, 2012
General DateNovember 06, 2012
IncumbentJoe Walsh
Incumbent StatusSeeking Re-election
Election ProjectionLeaning Republican
Presidential Election2012 Election

2012 Illinois House Race for District 8

Democrats - Primary Election
Republicans - Primary Election
 
Republican house Primary Election in Illinois - class or district 8
PercVotesCandidateViews

Important Dates

DateImportant Item
February 23, 2012Last day to register to vote for the March 20, 2012 primary election. A grace period registration is available after that date.
March 20, 2012Primary election date for President and House.
October 16, 2012Last day to register to vote for the November 6, 2012 general election. A grace period registration is available after that date.
November 06, 2012General election date - House and President on the ballot.

House District 8 in Illinois

House District 8 in Illinois

Past Election Results

Election Results for House district 8 in Illinois in 2012
Past Election Results - Illinois District 8
Melissa Bean
48%
2010
48%
Joe Walsh
Melissa Bean
61%
2008
39%
Steve Greenberg
Melissa Bean
51%
2006
44%
David McSweeney
Melissa Bean
52%
2004
48%
Philip M. Crane
Melissa L. Bean
43%
2002
57%
Philip M. Crane
Lance Pressl
39%
2000
61%
Philip M. Crane
Mike Rothman
31%
1998
69%
Philip M. Crane
Elizabeth Anne (Bett
36%
1996
62%
Philip M. Crane
Robert C. Walberg
35%
1994
65%
Philip M. Crane
Sheila A. Smith
40%
1992
56%
Philip M. Crane