Illinois was admitted into the union in December 3rd, 1818 as the 21st state. Hillary Clinton was born in the state. It is the listed as the home state of Barack Obama who was a senator from the state.
DemographicsEditThe state has 8.98 Million voters, 46% of which are Democrat, 31% of which are Republican, and 23% of which are Independent.
The state wealth is $466.31 million.
In both the initial strategy for the Republicans and Democrats it falls as a Democratic state.