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08/25/2010 09:53 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

IL: 45% Kirk, 45% Giannoulias (Rasmussen 8/23)

Rasmussen
8/23/10; 750 likely voters, 4% margin of error
Mode: Automated phone
(Rasmussen release)

Illinois

2010 Senate
45% Kirk (R), 45% Giannoulias (D) (chart)

Favorable / Unfavorable
Mark Kirk: 48 / 40
Alexi Giannoulias: 41 / 47

Job Approval / Disapproval
Pres. Obama: 53 / 47
Gov. Quinn: 39 / 60