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Madigan, Democrats losing House supermajority
By Jake Griffin
Nov 9, 2016 1:01 AM
The supermajority of Democrats in the Illinois House appears to be coming to an end, thanks to several losses in downstate House races.
Mussman keeps lead over Bernas in 56th District
By Eric Peterson
Nov 8, 2016 11:26 PM
Democratic state Rep. Michelle Mussman maintained a significant lead over Republican challenger Jillian Bernas in their race for the 56th District Illinois House seat late Tuesday with nearly all precincts counted.
Jesiel retains in Illinois House District 61
By Mick Zawislak
Nov 8, 2016 10:52 PM
Incumbent Jesiel re-elected to Illinois House District 61.
Ives scores third term in 42nd House
By Marie Wilson
Nov 8, 2016 11:25 PM
Republican state Rep. Jeanne Ives is returning to Springfield for a third term after winning re-election to represent the 42nd District.
Winger keeps seat in 45th House
By Katlyn Smith
Nov 9, 2016 12:05 AM
Wood Dale Republican Christine Winger on Tuesday captured her second term representing the state's 45th House District.
Democrat Drury takes 58th House District
By Anna Marie Kukec
Nov 8, 2016 11:16 PM
Democrat Scott Drury is the apparent winner Tuesday against Republican challenger Martin "Marty" Blumenthal in the race for 58th District state representative.
Sente prevails over Abernathy in 59th District
By Steve Zalusky
Nov 9, 2016 12:17 AM
Democrat Carol Sente retained her 59th District seat against Republican Dawn Abernathy. With all precincts counted, Sente defeated Abernathy 25,443 to 16,415 in unofficial tallies.
McAuliffe wins country's most expensive legislative race
By Christopher Placek
Nov 9, 2016 12:11 AM
A 20-year Chicago Republican incumbent lawmaker retained his seat Tuesday despite his toughest election challenge in years, in what became one of the most closely-watched state legislative races in the country.
Breen wins second term in 48th House
By Jessica Cilella
Nov 8, 2016 11:31 PM
Republican Peter Breen of Lombard will serve a second term as representative of the 48th House District.
McConchie cruises to win in 26th State Senate race
By Doug T. Graham
Nov 8, 2016 11:39 PM
With nearly all precincts counted late Tuesday night, state Sen. Dan McConchie held a 20-point lead over his Democratic challenger as he sought election to the Barrington-area legislative seat he was appointed to earlier this year, according to unofficial results.
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