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Reboot Illinois poll: Attorney General Lisa Madigan solid in bid for fourth term

Jun 17, 2014

Copyright 2014 Reboot Illinois

When she ran for her third term in 2010, Attorney General Lisa Madigan breezed to victory — better than doubling the vote total of her Republican challenger, Steve Kim.

Four years earlier, she  tripled the vote total of her opponent, Tazewell County State’s Attorney Stewart Umholtz. The final tally in that contest was Madigan 72 percent, Umholtz 24 percent.  Madigan’s only competitive election for attorney general was her first, in 2002, when she defeated DuPage County State’s Attorney Joe Birkett 50 percent to 47 percent.

Thus Madigan has developed a reputation as a solid…

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