(Chicago, IL) — November 3, 2010. First, let us be clear: Pat Quinn won. Second, progressive, conservative, and tea party voters helped him do it. Continue reading
(Chicago, IL) – November 3, 2010. While the bean counters and lawyers at the Cook County and Chicago Board of Elections continue to sift through the uncounted absentee and other ballots in the Illinois Governor’s race, it is clear that Governor Pat Quinn has defeated GOP State Senator Bill Brady. Continue reading
(Chicago, IL) — November 2, 2010. With 100% of the vote counted, State Senator A.J. Wilhelmi (D-Joliet) has handily beaten Illinois Tea Party darling Cedra Crenshaw. Continue reading
(Chicago, IL) — November 2, 2010. With 96% of voted counted, State Senator Michael Noland (D-Elgin) is beating back a challenge from ex-State Senator Steve Raushchenberger (R-Elgin) who has sought to recapture his form legislative seat. Continue reading
(Chicago, IL) — November 2, 2010. There are enough election returns in Illinois state house races to be able to call the House for the Democrats, keeping Speaker Michael Madigan (D-Chicago) in his chair. House GOP Minority Leader Tom Cross (R-Oswego) would likely remain leader of the GOP caucus. Continue reading
(Chicago, IL) — November 2, 2010. With 62% of precincts reporting, State Rep. Kevin McCarthy (D-Tinley Park) is leading GOP rival Jeff Junkas of Tinley Park. McCarthy, who had been considered endangered, currently has 9,842 or 51.3% to Junkas’s 9,329 or 48.7%. Stay tuned.
(Chicago, IL) — November 2, 2010. With 65% of precincts reporting, State Senator John Mulroe (D-Chicago) is leading Alderman Brian Doherty (R-41) for the state senate seat vacated by former State Senator James DeLeo (D-Chicago). The latest results are: Mulroe-18,840, 55.8%; Doherty-14,915, 44.2%. Stay tuned.