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Proposed amendments to the 1970 Illinois Constitution

Crime victims amendment: The proposed amendment makes changes to Section 8.1 of Article I of the Illinois Constitution, the Crime Victims’ Bill of Rights. The proposed amendment would expand certain rights already granted to crime victims in Illinois, and give crime victims the ability to enforce their rights in a court of law. You are asked to decided whether the proposed amendment should become part of the Illinois Constitution.

Yes 9,445

No 4,022

Voting rights amendment: The proposed amendment adds a new section to the Suffrage and Elections Article of the Illinois Constitution. The proposed amendment would prohibit any law that disproportionately affects the rights of eligible Illinois citizens to register to vote or cast a ballot based on the voter’s race, color, ethnicity, status as a member of a language minority, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or income. You are asked to decide whether the proposed amendment should become part of the Illinois Constitution.

Yes 8,630

No 4,675

Statewide Advisory Questions

Shall the minimum wage in Illinois for adults over the age of 18 be raised to $10 per hour by January, 1, 2015?

Yes 7,986

No 5,899

Shall any health insurance plan in Illinois that provides prescription drug coverage be required to include prescription birth control as part of that coverage?

Yes 8,921

No 4,891

Should the Illinois Constitution be amended to require that each school district receive additional revenue, based on their number of students, from an additional 3 percent tax on income greater than $1 million?

Yes 9,056

No 4,566

U.S. Senator

James D. Oberweis (R) 6,146

Richard J. Durbin (D) 7,336

Sharon Hansen (L) 620


Bruce Rauner/Evelyn Sanguinetti (R) 7,183

Pat Quinn/Paul Vallas (D) 5,928

Chad Grimm/Alexander Cummings (L) 849

Attorney General

Paul M. Schimpf (R) 5,990

Lisa Madigan (D) 7,471

Ben Koyl (L) 536

Secretary of State

Michael Webster (R) 5,006

Jesse White (D) 8,447

Christopher Michel (L) 561


Judy Baar Topinka (R) 6,182 

Sheila Simon (D) 7,337

Julie Fox (L) 569


Tom Cross (R) 6,893

Michael W. Frerichs (D) 6,019

Matthew Skopek (L) 782

12th Congressional District

Mike Bost (R) 8,102

Paula Bradshaw (G) 883

William L. “Bill” Enyart (D) 5,229

State Representative

115th District

Terri Bryant (R) 6,563

William “Bill” Kilquist (D) 5,289

County Clerk

Robert Perring (R) 4,772

Larry W. Reinhardt (D) 9,067

County Treasurer

Steve Voorhees (R) 6,503

Sharon Harris-Johnson (D) 7,127

County Board

District 2

Andrew F. Erbes (R) 1,470

Robert L. Koehn (D) 1,236

District 3

Emily Burke (R) 1,153

Ronald L. “Ron” Williams (D) 897

District 3

(for an unexpired 2-year term)

Steve M. Bost (R) 1,212

Tom A. Lawless (D) 846

District 5

Darrell Dunham (R) 810

John S. Rendleman (D) 1,176

Judicial Retention

Supreme Court, Fifth Judicial District

Lloyd A. Karmeier 

Yes 7,842

No 4,911

First Judicial Circuit

James R. “Jim” Williamson 

Yes 7,906

No 3,531

Phillip G. Palmer

Yes 7,873

No 3,483

William J. “Bill” Thurston

Yes 7,768

No 3,570

Joseph M. Leberman

Yes 7,651

No 3,655

James R. “Randy” Moore

Yes 7,965

No 3,478

Joe Jackson

Yes 7,776

No 3,531

Walden E. Morris

Yes 7,714

No 3,611

Public Questions

Shall the Village of Elkville become a home rule unit, pursuant to the authority granted by Article VII, Section 6(a) of the Illinois Constitution of 1970?

Yes 117

No 122

Shall the corporate authorities of the Village of Elkville be authorized to levy a tax at the rate of 1 percent for expenditures on municipal operations, expenditures on public infrastructure or property tax relief?

Yes 130

No 105


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