2002 United States Senate election in Illinois(Redirected from United States Senate election in Illinois, 2002)
The United States Senate election in Illinois was held on November 5, 2002. Incumbent Democratic United States Senator Dick Durbin sought re-election to a second term in the United States Senate. Durbin defeated Republican challenger State Representative Jim Durkin in a landslide.
Durbin: 40–50% 50–60% 60–70% 70–80%
|Democratic||Dick Durbin (Incumbent)||918,467||100.00%|
- Jim Durkin, Illinois State Representative
- Jim Oberweis, owner of Oberweis Dairy
- John H. Cox, businessman
|Republican||John H. Cox||187,706||22.74%|
- Complete video of debate, October 23, 2002
Durbin won re-election to a second term easily, carrying a majority of the states 102 counties.
|Democratic||Dick Durbin (Incumbent)||2,103,766||60.33%||+4.25%|
- "Ballots Cast". Elections.il.gov. March 19, 2002. Retrieved April 4, 2015.
- "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 5, 2002" (PDF). Clerk.house.gov. Retrieved April 4, 2015.