2nd Congressional District

Robin Kelly Wins 2nd District RaceDemocrat Robin Kelly won the 2nd Congressional District race, picking up 71 percent of the vote to Republican Paul McKinley’s 22 percent.
Kelly: Money Didn't Make The Difference In ElectionSome say money bought her the race. CBS 2's Derrick Blakley crunched the numbers on how much each vote cost the candidate.
Kelly Wins Dem. Primary For Ex-Rep. Jackson Jr.'s SeatFormer Illinois legislator Robin Kelly captured the Democratic nomination Tuesday in the race to replace disgraced ex-U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., after a truncated campaign season where she got a boost from New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's super PAC.
Voters Braving Winter Weather On Election Day Voter turnout is expected to be relatively low as voters in the 2nd Congressional District head to the polls in snowy conditions, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
2nd District Candidates Gearing Up For Election DayThere's one last day of campaigning before Tuesday's primary for the 2nd Congressional District special election.
2nd District Candidates Make Final Push Before ElectionIt’s the final weekend of campaigning in the crowded 2nd Congressional Primary Election.
Guns Still The Main Issue In 2nd District RaceThe final push is on to get votes in the 2nd congressional district race and candidate endorsements continue to rack up.
Bloomberg Ads Loom Over 2nd District DebateThe primary election for Jesse Jackson Jr.’s 2nd Congressional District seat is next Tuesday and some of the candidates meet Monday for a debate.
Early Voting Begins For 2nd District, Suburban RacesEarly voting has begun for the February 26 special election to fill the seat of resigned Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr, but WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore reports it’s not the only seat up for grabs in the Chicago area.
Harris Drops Bid For Jackson Jr.'s Empty Seat In CongressFreshman state Sen. Napoleon Harris has dropped his bid for former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr.'s seat and is putting his support behind former state Rep. Robin Kelly.
22 Candidates Enter Race For Jackson's Empty Seat In CongressAs expected, there is a very crowded field of candidates vying to replace Jesse Jackson Jr. in Congress. Seventeen Democrats and five Republicans met Monday evening’s deadline to file nominating petitions to run for the 2nd Congressional District seat in the upcoming special election.
Candidates Begin Filing Petitions To Run For Jackson Jr.'s SeatMore than half a dozen Democrats turned in candidacy petitions Thursday to the Illinois Board of Elections.