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Illinois Election Results

Pat Quinn Concedes Illinois Gubernatorial Race

The Huffington Post | Kim Bellware | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Pat Quinn (D) has conceded the Illinois gubernatorial race to Republican challenger Bruce Rauner. "It's clear that we do not have enough votes to w...

Rauner, Oberweis Win Illinois Primaries

AP | Posted 03.18.2014 | Politics

CHICAGO (AP) — Republican nominee for Illinois governor Bruce Rauner (ROW'-nur) says Gov. Pat Quinn is a failure and "we're going to get him gone th...

Bruce Rauner Wins GOP Primary In Illinois Gubernatorial Race

AP | Posted 03.18.2014 | Politics

BY SARA BURNETT & SOPHIA TAREEN, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CHICAGO (AP) — Venture capitalist Bruce Rauner won the GOP primary Tuesday in his bid for I...

Rauner Wins Race To Challenge Pat Quinn

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.19.2014 | Politics

Bruce Rauner has won the Republican primary to challenge Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn (D) in his reelection race this fall, the Associated Press reports. ...

Oberweis Wins Primary In Illinois Senate Race

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 03.18.2014 | Politics

State Sen. Jim Oberweis defeated Doug Truax in Tuesday's Republican Senate primary in Illinois, the Associated Press reports. Oberweis, who was el...

Oberweis Wins Race To Challenge Dick Durbin

AP | Posted 03.18.2014 | Politics

CHICAGO (AP) — A state legislator and dairy magnate has defeated a suburban Chicago businessman in the Republican primary for U.S. Senate in Illinoi...

Pat Quinn Wins Primary In Illinois Gubernatorial Race

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.18.2014 | Politics

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn (D) won the Tuesday primary to again be the Democratic gubernatorial nominee, the Associated Press reports. Quinn, who was...

State financial distress means fewer doctors serve the poor

Reboot Illinois | Posted 09.01.2013 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

The share of doctors willing to accept new Medicaid patients varies widely across the 50 states, according to a recent study from the National Cente...

Who Will Lead the Illinois Republican Party?

Reboot Illinois | Posted 09.01.2013 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

As rumors of infighting continue to plague the Grand Old Party, the Illinois Republican State Central Committee faces no small task as it meets in Springfield this weekend to select a new leader.

Lack of Voter Awareness, Plus Party Politics Reelected Smith

John V. Santore | Posted 01.12.2013 | Chicago
John V. Santore

Rep. Derreck Smith will rejoin his colleagues in the General Assembly for the time being. Under House rules they cannot boot him out a second time for the same offense. However, if he is convicted, the Illinois Constitution bars him from serving.

LOOK: Illinois Election Results

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

Below you can find the Illinois election results for the 2012 presidential election and the state's House races. President Barack Obama, who former...

Melissa Bean Concedes To Tea Party Favorite Joe Walsh

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

UPDATED 1:51 p.m. CT Two weeks after the midterm elections, Republicans have scored another win. Illinois Democrat Melissa Bean conceded to Tea Part...

Melissa Bean Hanging On In 8th District As Absentee Ballots Narrow Gap

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Though Republican Joe Walsh has already declared victory in llinois' 8th Congressional District, absentee ballots have helped Democrat Melissa Bean's ...

Bill Brady Concedes: 'Gov. Quinn Won This Race'

AP | DEANNA BELLANDI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Gov. Pat Quinn's quest to become the elected leader of Illinois was fulfilled Friday when his Republican challenger conceded the state...

Illinois Election Results: Pat Quinn Defeats Bill Brady In 2010 Governor's Race

AP | DEANNA BELLANDI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Election results still trickling in Thursday made it clear Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn won his extremely close bid for a full term, allowi...

Illinois Election Results: Pat Quinn Defeats Bill Brady In 2010 Governor's Race

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

CHICAGO -- Democratic Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn has narrowly defeated his Republican challenger. An AP analysis of uncounted votes from absentee and ot...

Bill Brady Won't Concede: Pat Quinn Maintains Narrow Lead In Illinois Governor Race

AP | DEANNA BELLANDI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican challenger Bill Brady were stuck in limbo Wednesday instead of launching a transition or tackling one of...

PHOTOS: Candidates Vote, Celebrate And Concede

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

For some, Tuesday was a day of relief and celebration. For others, it was a day of great loss. In any case, it was Democracy. Voter turnout in Chica...

Illinois Election Roundup: Dems Lose Big, But Quinn Hanging On

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

It was a long and tough night for Democrats in Illinois, but with results in two important races still too close to call, some are hanging on to hope....

Mark Kirk Wins Obama's Former Senate Seat

AP | CHRISTOPHER WILLS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Emerging victorious in an ugly race for the president's former Senate seat, Republican Mark Kirk said Illinois voters clearly want him...

Kinzinger Beats Halvorson In 11th District

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Debbie Halvorson's loss tonight to Republican challenger Adam Kinzinger in Illinois's 11th Congressional District is a perfect microcosm of the Democr...

Election Results: Coverage Of Governor, Senate and House Races

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

(Check our Live Blog for updates throughout the night as results come in.) Major races for U.S. Senate, the House of Representatives and the govern...

LIVE BLOG: Illinois Election Results And More

The Huffington Post | Jen Sabella and Will Guzzardi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Election news and results from throughout Illinois. Updated continuously throughout the evening. ...

Durbin Easily Wins Third Term In Senate

Associated Press | Lindsey Tanner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Democrat Dick Durbin is thanking Illinoisans for a third term in the U.S. Senate and for their support after the recent death of his daughter. Cash, e...