Lisa Madigan re-elected as attorney general


Associated Press

Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan has been re-elected to a third term.

Madigan handily defeated Republican newcomer Steve Kim, Green Party candidate David Black and Libertarian Bill Malan.

The 44-year-old Madigan became the state’s first female attorney general in 2003.

She has been mentioned as a possible candidate for governor, senator and mayor of Chicago.

Madigan won the 2006 election with more than 70 percent of the vote.

Lisa Madigan

    Total votes-1,323,995

    Dekalb votes- 16,298 (57.37)

    Percentage- 67

Steve Kim

    Total votes- 569,825

    Dekalb votes- 10,681 (37.60)

    Percentage- 29

David Black

    Total votes-42,297

    Dekalb votes- 816 (2.87)

    Percentage- 2

Bill Malan

    Total votes-27,220

    Dekalb votes- 612 (2.15)

    Percentage- 1