Peoria, Illinois mayoral election, 2005

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Peoria mayoral election, 2005
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Nominee Jim Ardis David Ransburg
Party Independent Independent
Popular vote 12,190 9,953
Percentage 55.05% 44.95%

Mayor peoria precincts 2005.jpg
Purple denotes a precinct won by Ardis, Light blue by Ransburg, Dark blue a tie.

Mayor before election

David Randsburg

Elected Mayor

Jim Ardis

The Peoria, Illinois mayoral election of 2005 was held to determine the Mayor of the City of Peoria from 2005 to 2009. Incumbent Mayor David P. Ransburg was defeated by At-Large Councilman Jim Ardis. Ardis was generally considered the conservative in the race, whereas Randsburg was seen as the more liberal.


2005 mayoral election, Peoria, Illinois
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent David P. Ransburg 4,628 34.93 N/A
Independent Jim Ardis 4,399 33.21 N/A
Independent W. Eric Turner 2,525 19.06 N/A
Independent Bruce Brown 1,686 12.73 N/A
Independent Leonard Cox (write-in) 1 0.00 N/A
Majority 229 1.72 N/A
Turnout 13,240 19.73
Independent hold Swing


2005 mayoral election, Peoria, Illinois
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Jim Ardis 12,190 55.05 N/A
Independent David P. Ransburg 9,953 44.95 -20.09
Majority 2,237 10.10 -19.98
Turnout 22,143
Independent hold Swing
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