Analysis of Campaign Finances of 1998 Illinois Elections
Publication Date: October 2000
Publisher(s): National Institute on Money in State Politics (U.S.)
In all, five statewide races and 159 legislative races were analyzed for this report. The statewide races were governor, secretary of state, comptroller, attorney general and treasurer. The legislative races consisted of 118 House races and 41 Senate races. All statewide races and more than half (90 of 159) of the legislative races were contested. In the legislative races, 38 Senate and 106 House incumbents sought re-election.