In a major win with national implications for Republicans, businessman Bruce Rauner declared victory over incumbent Gov. Pat Quinn, in one of the most bitterly fought elections in recent Illinois history.
Illinois voters returned familiar faces to key state officer positions on Tuesday.
In one of the most hotly contested House races in the country, Brad Schneider is running against GOP challenger Robert Dold.
U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin has been elected to his fourth term, defeating GOP businessman Jim Oberweis.
Former White House chief of staff Bill Daley says he’ll decide in the next two months if he will run for Illinois governor.
He says every single last vote needs to be counted first.
Some are choosing to sit out this election or look for candidates other than Dems.