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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...

Obama Poised To Win 20 Electoral Votes Over Romney In Home State

Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

Barack Obama is expected to win 20 electoral votes over Mitt Romney in the Illinois election on Tuesday. The president carried his home state in 20...

Jen Sabella

5 Illinois Races National Dems Are Watching

HuffingtonPost.com | Jen Sabella | Posted 03.21.2012 | Chicago

The relatively small number of Illinois Republicans who turned out Tuesday to vote chose Mitt Romney as their GOP presidential nominee. National Democ...

Illinois GOP Voters Choose Freshman Over Veteran

AP | SOPHIA TAREEN | Posted 05.21.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Illinois Republicans emerged Wednesday from a combative primary in which a freshman congressman ousted a 20-year veteran and pledged t...

Romney Nets More Delegates

AP | By STEPHEN OHLEMACHER | Posted 03.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney added to his lead in the race for delegates Tuesday by winning the Republican presidential primary...

Recently Arrested Chicago Democrat Wins Primary

Reuters | Posted 05.20.2012 | Chicago

By Andrew Stern CHICAGO, March 20 (Reuters) - A Democratic state lawmaker from Chicago charged last week with accepting a bribe overw...

Amanda Terkel

Progressives Lose Key Congressional Race In Illinois

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The progressive movement lost one of its biggest primary battles in the 2012 cycle Tuesday. Ilya Sheyman, a 25-year-old community activi...

Howard Fineman

Romney -- The Best At This Brutal Election Business

HuffingtonPost.com | Howard Fineman | Posted 03.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Now that Illinois has come and gone, and Mitt Romney has won, the time has come not to bury him but to praise him. Stripped of senti...

Jon Ward

Mitt Romney's Illinois Primary Win Is Another Missed Opportunity For Rick Santorum

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 03.21.2012 | Politics

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. -- The "act of God" that Mitt Romney's campaign says Rick Santorum needs to win the Republican nomination is moving from healing stat...

WATCH: GOP Candidates Speak Live On Primary Night

Posted 03.20.2012 | Politics

While the primary results had all eyes on Illinois on Tuesday night, candidates competing for the Republican presidential nomination took time to addr...

Mitt Romney Wins Illinois Primary

Posted 03.20.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney was projected the winner of the Illinois primary on Tuesday night by Fox News. The former Massachusetts governor went into the contest ...

Live Updates: Illinois Primary Results 2012

Posted 03.20.2012 | Politics

The Illinois primary results have all eyes on the Land of Lincoln on Tuesday night. Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney was favored over rival ca...

LOOK: Real-Time Map Of Illinois Primary Results

Posted 11.12.2012 | Politics

This is where you'll find the results for the 2012 Illinois Republican primary. Mitt Romney, the former governor of Massachusetts and current front...

WATCH: Axelrod Blames Negative GOP Ads For Low Voter Turnout

Posted 03.20.2012 | Chicago

Even with picture perfect weather, early counts suggest that voter turnout has been light in Chicago, though areas outside the Democrat-controlled cit...

Illinois Primary: Newt Gingrich Delegates Switching To Rick Santorum

The Huffington Post | Anna Staver | Posted 03.20.2012 | Politics

A last-minute shift of support for Rick Santorum could help him make up lost ground in Illinois. Nine delegates that belonged to Newt Gingrich have sh...

PHOTOS: Activists Disrupt Primary Day For Romney With 'Human Red Carpet'

The Huffington Post | Lizzie Schiffman | Posted 03.20.2012 | Chicago

Activists from Chicago representing working-class families and many unemployed city residents will roll out a "human red carpet" for GOP presidential ...

LIVE BLOG: Illinois Voters Head To The Polls

Posted 03.20.2012 | Chicago

As some Illinois voters headed to the polls Tuesday to choose a GOP presidential nominee and determine the fates of some longtime politicians, electio...

Live Updates: Illinois Primary 2012

Posted 03.20.2012 | Politics

The Illinois primary is taking place on Tuesday as voters in the Land of Lincoln head to the polls to cast ballots in the race for the Republican pres...

Illinois Primary Decides Fate Of 2 Veteran Congressmen

AP | SOPHIA TAREEN | Posted 05.20.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO — U.S. Rep. Don Manzullo, a 10-term Illinois Republican, lost a heated primary battle on Tuesday, as U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson easily won ...

Fumbling The Ball Likely To Complicate Santorum's Ambitions

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 03.20.2012 | Politics

(AP/The Huffington Post) GETTYSBURG, Pa. — As Illinois Republicans vote in the state's presidential primary, GOP hopeful Rick Santorum is reconnecti...

Mitt Aims To Tighten Grasp Despite Lack Of Potential For Knockout Punch

Posted 03.20.2012 | Politics

By STEVE PEOPLES, ASSOCIATED PRESS CHICAGO — There will be no knockout punch, but an increasingly confident Mitt Romney expects to tighten his gr...

Romney Seeks Momentum With Key State Win

Posted 03.20.2012 | Politics

By Sam Youngman Front-runner Mitt Romney appears poised to widen his lead in the Republican presidential race with a victory on Tuesday in Illi...

Romney Betting On Illinois Win

Posted 03.20.2012 | Politics

By JIM KUHNHENN AND STEVE PEOPLES, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PEORIA, Ill. -- As they await an Illinois primary vote whose outcome is hardly assured, Mit...

Mark Blumenthal

Illinois Polls Have Good News For Romney

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 03.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney has been steadily building a lead in pledged delegates, but Tuesday's Illinois primary may be where he regains the perceptio...