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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.

His Republican opponent is Tom DeVore.

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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.

His Republican opponent is Tom DeVore.

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Predictions

SourceRankingAs of
Sabato’s Crystal Ball[11]Safe DJanuary 12, 2022

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Wikipedia

Kwame Raoul

Kwame Raoul

Current Position: Attorney General since 2019
Affiliation: Democrat
Candidate: 2022 Attorney General

Kwame Raoul  born September 30, 1964) is a Haitian-American lawyer and politician who has been the 42nd Attorney General of Illinois since 2019. He is a member of the Democratic Party.

Raoul represented the 13th district in the Illinois Senate from 2004 to 2019. Initially appointed to fill the seat vacated by Barack Obama when Obama was elected to the U.S. Senate in 2004, Raoul won subsequent election and reelection. He served as Chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Vice Chair of the Senate Criminal Law Committee, and as a member of the Executive, Gaming, Insurance and Public Health Committees.

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Tom DeVore

 

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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.

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2022 IL Attorney General Race

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.

His Republican opponent is Tom DeVore.

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Kwame Raoul

Current Position: Attorney General since 2019
Affiliation: Democrat
Candidate: 2022 Attorney General

Kwame Raoul  born September 30, 1964) is a Haitian-American lawyer and politician who has been the 42nd Attorney General of Illinois since 2019. He is a member of the Democratic Party.

Raoul represented the 13th district in the Illinois Senate from 2004 to 2019. Initially appointed to fill the seat vacated by Barack Obama when Obama was elected to the U.S. Senate in 2004, Raoul won subsequent election and reelection. He served as Chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Vice Chair of the Senate Criminal Law Committee, and as a member of the Executive, Gaming, Insurance and Public Health Committees.

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Tom DeVore

Current Position: US Senator
Affiliation: Republican
Candidate: 2022 Attorney General

The people of ILLINOIS have suffered long enough. Tom has spent the past 20 plus months representing small business owners, educators, parents, and students in the courtroom.

Tom’s legal arguments are simple – follow the law. As Attorney General Tom’s decisions will be based on the rule of law.

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