Peoria, Illinois mayoral election, 2009

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Peoria mayoral election, 2009
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  Jim Ardis at city council meeting.jpg
Nominee Jim Ardis General "John" Butler
Party Independent Independent
Popular vote 14,893 1,563
Percentage 90.50% 9.50%

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Purple denotes a precinct won by Ardis, Blue by Butler.

Mayor before election

Jim Ardis

Elected Mayor

Jim Ardis

The Peoria mayoral election of 2009 saw incumbent Mayor Jim Ardis soundly re-elected with 91% of the vote. His opponent could not legally take office due to a felony conviction dating from the 1980s. Of the city's 93 precincts, Ardis won 91.


2009 mayoral election, Peoria, Illinois
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Jim Ardis 14,893 90.50 +35.45
Independent General "John" Butler 1,563 9.50 N/A
Majority 13,330 81.00 N/A
Turnout 16,456
Independent hold Swing


  • Peoria Election Commission