Illinois

Illinois

Illinois increasingly has become a solid Democratic state in presidential politics. Democrats have fared better here than nationwide in every presidential election since 1980. Bill Clinton, Al Gore, John Kerry, Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton all carried the state by double-digit margins. See 2020 primary results

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PAST RESULTS

2016 Illinois president
Candidate%Votes
Clinton
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56.0%
3,090,729
Trump
38.9%
2,146,015
Johnson
3.8%
209,596
Stein
1.4%
76,802
2018 Illinois governor
Candidate%Votes
Pritzker
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54.5%
2,479,746
Rauner
38.8%
1,765,731
2018 Illinois house
13democrats5republicans

DEMOGRAPHICS

Illinois population estimate (2019): 12.7 M
US population estimate (2019): 328.2 M

RACE

Illinois
US
White
72% IL
73% US
Hispanic or Latino
17% IL
18% US
Black or African American
14% IL
13% US
Other
6% IL
5% US
Asian
5% IL
5% US
Native American
<1% IL
<1% US
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander
<1% IL
<1% US

INCOME

Illinois
US
Household median income
$63,575 IL
$60,293 US
Unemployment rate (10/2020)
6.8% IL
7.9% US
Population under federal poverty level
13% IL
14% US

EDUCATION

Illinois
US
Bachelor's degree or higher (Adults 25+)
34% IL
32% US

Notes

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  • Not all candidates are listed.
  • CNN will broadcast a projected winner only after an extensive review of data from a number of sources.
  • "Flipped seat" denotes a race where the 2020 projected winner is from a different party than the previous winner or incumbent.
  • Both Maine and Nebraska allow electoral votes to be split. In Maine, two of four electoral votes go to the statewide winner and one electoral vote goes to the winner in each of the two congressional districts. In Nebraska, two of five electoral votes go to the winner of the statewide vote. One electoral vote goes to the winner in each of Nebraska's three congressional districts.