United States Senate election in Illinois, 2010

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Senator Barack Obama is the Democratic presidential nominee in 2008.Template:Update after If he becomes president, Governor Rod Blagojevich will appoint Obama's successor in the Senate who will serve the remainder of Obama's term. That appointee could choose to seek election in his or her own right in 2010 or could choose to retire. In either instance, a competitive Democratic primary election could occur. Potential Democratic candidates include state Attorney General Lisa Madigan; U.S. representatives Jesse Jackson Jr. and Bobby Rush; State Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias; and Lieutenant Governor Pat Quinn. Although Illinois is considered a Democratic stronghold state, Republicans still have some potential candidates, including U.S. representatives Mark Kirk and John Shimkus.

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