Governor Straw Poll Results

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Governor Straw Poll Results 2017-02-02T16:11:20+00:00

Thank you to everyone who participated in the first ever IDCCA Governor Straw Poll! The IDCCA will be posting information on each of the candidates over the next week. Check back for more information.

The straw poll results are as follows.  These results were tabulated from 5,352 responses and examined for duplicates and interference by IDCCA team members.  This poll is not a scientific representation of the Democratic Primary electorate.

  1. State Senator Daniel Biss, 25%, 1339 votes
  2. Alderman Ameya Pawar, 15%, 806 votes
  3. Chris Kennedy, 12%, 617 votes
  4. Congresswoman Cheri Bustos, 11%, 602 votes
  5. J.B. Pritzker, 10%, 550 votes
  6. State Senator Andy Manar, 7%, 356 votes
  7. Congresswoman Robin Kelly, 4%, 238 votes
  8. State Senator Kwame Raoul, 2%, 113 votes
  9. City Treasurer Kurt Summers, 1%, 80 votes

* 13% (651 votes) of responses were for write in candidates.

Write in Candidates:

  1. Attorney General Lisa Madigan, 87 votes
  2. Governor Pat Quinn, 45 votes
  3. US Senator Dick Durbin, 41 votes
  4. Alex Paterakis, 39 votes
  5. State Treasurer Mike Frerichs, 24 votes

Lt. Governor Results (2455 valid results)

  1. Congresswoman Robin Kelly, 11%, 265 votes
  2. Congresswoman Cheri Bustos, 10%, 235 votes
  3. State Senator Daniel Biss, 9%, 209 votes
  4. Alderman Ameya Pawar, 8%, 208 votes
  5. State Senator Kwame Raoul, 8%, 208 votes
  6. State Senator Andy Manar, 7%, 179 votes
  7. Chris Kennedy, 6%, 146 votes
  8. Representative Jerry Costello, 5%, 124 votes
  9. J.B. Pritzker, 4%, 97 votes
  10. City Treasurer Kurt Summers, 3%, 69 votes
  11. Attorney General Lisa Madigan, 3%, 62 votes
  12. Lt. Governor Sheila Simon, 2% 44 votes
  13. Alex Paterakis, 1%, 27 votes
  14. Representative Carol Ammons, 1%, 22 votes
  15. State Treasurer Mike Frerichs, 1%, 20 votes
  16. Comptroller Susana Mendoza, 1%, 20 votes
  17. Representative Jehan Gordon – Booth, 1%, 17 votes
  18. Representative Litesa Wallace, 1%, 17 votes
  19. Governor Pat Quinn, 1%, 15 votes
  20. County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, 1%, 14 votes
  21. Tyler Coulson, 0%, 12 votes
  22. Commissioner Chuy Garcia, 0%, 12 votes
  23. State Senator Toi Hutchinson, 0%, 9 votes
  24. Sheriff Tom Dart, 0%, 9 votes