The 2022 Illinois Attorney General election will take place on November 8, 2022, to elect the Attorney General of Illinois. Incumbent Democratic Attorney General Kwame Raoul is running for re-election.

Democratic primary

Candidates

Nominee

Endorsements

Results

Democratic primary results[5]
PartyCandidateVotes%
Democratic Kwame Raoul (incumbent) 830,578 100.0
Total votes830,578 100.0

Republican primary

Candidates

Nominee

  • Tom DeVore, lawyer[6]

Eliminated in primary

Endorsements

Tom DeVore
Organizations
Steve Kim
Statewide officials
Newspapers

Polling

Poll sourceDate(s)
administered
Sample
size[a]
Margin
of error
Tom
DeVore
Steve
Kim
David
Shestokas
Undecided
Ogden & Fry (R)June 24, 2022518 (LV)± 4.4%28%27%10%35%
Ogden & Fry (R)June 11–12, 2022662 (LV)± 3.9%21%25%10%45%
Public Policy Polling (D)June 6–7, 2022677 (LV)± 3.8%20%18%3%59%

Results

Results by county

  DeVore—60–70%
  DeVore—50–60%
  DeVore—40–50%
  DeVore—<40%
  Kim—<40%
  Kim—40–50%
  Kim—50–60%
Republican primary results[5]
PartyCandidateVotes%
Republican Thomas G. DeVore 316,726 44.21
RepublicanSteve Kim248,65234.71
RepublicanDavid Shestokas151,04521.08
Total votes716,423 100.0

General election

Predictions

SourceRankingAs of
Sabato’s Crystal Ball[12]Safe DSeptember 14, 2022

Results

General election results
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
RepublicanThomas G. DeVore
DemocraticKwame Raoul (incumbent)
LibertarianDaniel K. Robin
Total votes100.0

See also

Notes

  1. ^ Key:
    A – all adults
    RV – registered voters
    LV – likely voters
    V – unclear

References

  1. ^ Gettinger, Aaron (August 19, 2021). “Kwame Raoul to seek reelection next year”. www.hpherald.com. Hyde Park Herald. Retrieved December 28, 2021.
  2. ^ “Endorsed Candidates << Equality Illinois”. www.equalityillinois.us. Equality Illinois. Retrieved May 1, 2022.
  3. ^ “Political”. www.ialf-cio.org. Retrieved May 1, 2022.
  4. ^ “International Union of Operating Engineers Endorsed Candidates”. Retrieved May 21, 2022.
  5. ^ a b “Election Results 2022 GENERAL PRIMARY”. Illinois State Board of Elections. Retrieved July 28, 2022.
  6. ^ a b Armentrout, Mitchell (February 22, 2022). “Tom DeVore announces Illinois attorney general campaign”. chicago.suntimes.com. Chicago Sun-Times. Retrieved February 24, 2022.
  7. ^ Avery, Taylor (January 13, 2022). “Republican Steve Kim launches bid to oust Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul”. chicago.suntimes.com. Chicago Sun-Times. Retrieved January 26, 2022.
  8. ^ “Illinois Fraternal Order of Police endorses Thomas DeVore for attorney general”. prairiestatewire.com. May 6, 2022. Retrieved June 24, 2022.
  9. ^ Kapos, Shia. “Primary Day! 10 things to watch”. www.politic.com. Politico. Retrieved June 28, 2022.
  10. ^ Kapos, Shia. “Ken Griffin’s awkward exit”. www.politico.com. Politico. Retrieved June 24, 2022.
  11. ^ Kapos, Shia (June 3, 2022). ‘Corrupt Democrat!’: Insults fly in GOP gov debate”. www.politico.com. Politico. Retrieved June 4, 2022.
  12. ^ “The Attorneys General: A Dozen Races Dot the Competitive Landscape”. Sabato’s Crystal Ball. September 14, 2022. Retrieved September 15, 2022.

External links

Official campaign websites