Illinois targets feeling the Independent heat
Three swing districts in President Obama's home state are mirroring the rest of the Midwest in Independents' reaction to the passage of his health care reform package--results that will undoubtedly whet the appetites of their challengers. custodia brillantini samsung note 3 Although some opponents feel they now have the trifecta of issues for the fall (Card Check, Cap & Trade, Health Care Reforms), it remains to be seen whether the electorate will maintain its initial reaction to Obama's reforms.
Illinois 8Democrat Melissa Bean has been a target for the GOP ever since she replaced the beleaguered Republican Phil Crane in 2005. The District voted 55% for Bush in 2000 and 2004, but embraced Obama with 56% of the vote in 2008. Illinois 8 covers a number of northern suburbs of Chicago in suburban Cook, McHenry and Lake counties. custodia a libro samsung s5 For the most part, Bean's voting record has reflected the political makeup of her district which has a Cook PVI of +1 R. Bean's opponents are the GOP's Joe Walsh and the Green Party's Bill Sheurer. On 3/24/2010, we asked 1,300+ voters in Illinois 8:
Your member of Congress, Melissa Bean, voted in favor of the president’s health-care package last Sunday. custodia samsung a5 2016 silicone Does that make you more likely, or less likely to support her for re-election?Here are the results:
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********** Illinois 11 Democrat Debbie Halvorson is completing her first term as a member of Congress after winning the open seat in a battle against Republican concrete king Marty Ozinga. The district has a Cook PVI of +1 R, and supported Bush in 2000 and 2004, but swung to Obama in 2008. custodia samsung s2 tablet 9 7 tucano The district was previously represented by Republican Jerry Weller--who retired after a facing scandal-sheet style murmurings involving his wife (the daughter of a former Guatemalan dictator) and Nicaraguan property he owned but failed to disclose in federal filings. You gotta love Illinois! Her opponent in the fall is Republican Adam Kinzinger. custodia galaxy tab e 9 6 lupo The district covers conservative blue-collar voters around Joliet and Kankakee, and swings down to cover parts of the corn belt in McLean County. On 3/24/2010, we asked 1,300+ voters in Illinois 11:
Your member of Congress, Debbie Halvorson, voted in favor of the president’s health-care package last Sunday. Does that make you more likely, or less likely to support her for re-election?Here are the results:
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********** Illinois 14 This is the district that was represented by former Speaker Dennis Hastert (R), but for the first time since 1939 has a Democrat congressman: Bill Foster. custodia chiusa samsung s9 Foster, a physicist, won the race in a special election in March of 2008 against Republican Illinois milk magnate Jim Oberweis. Like the previous two districts, Illinois 14 has a Cook PVI of +1R, and covers a wide swath of Illinois including Whiteside, Lee, DeKalb, Kane, Kendall, DuPage and Bureau counties. His opponents in the fall are Republican State Senator Randy Hultgren (who beat Dennis Hastert's son, Ethan, in the primary) and the Green Party's Daniel Kairis. custodia cover samsung galaxy j3 2016 The district has a growing number of Hispanic voters (nearly 20%), and...like the other two districts...backed Bush in both of his elections but reversed course and voted for Obama in '08. On 3/24/2010, we asked 1,300+ voters in Illinois 11:
Your congressman, Bill Foster, voted in favor of the president’s health-care package last Sunday.