Jim McConoughey

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Jim McConoughey was a Republican candidate for the 18th Congressional District of Illinois

Jim McConoughey was a Republican candidate in the 2008 congressional elections for the 18th Congressional District (map) of Illinois.[1][2][3] He was defeated by Aaron Schock in the Republican primary that took place on February 5, 2008. [4]


Positions, record and controversies


2008 elections

In the 2008 congressional elections, McConoughey was defeated in his bid for the Republican nomination by Aaron Schock.[5] [4]

Money in politics

Information on this candidate's 2008 fundraising is not yet available. Stay tuned for live feeds of data from the Center for Responsive Politics' OpenSecrets.org site.

Committees and affiliations



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Articles and resources

See also


  1. 2008 Race Tracker page on Illinois’s 18th Congressional District
  2. Official McConoughey for Congress website.
  3. Steve Tarter, "McConoughey hits campaign trail," PJStar, September 14, 2007.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Illinois 2008 General Election,"The Green Papers", July 2, 2008
  5. Chicago Sun-Times Election results

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