Joe Walsh

Joe Walsh, Melissa Bean

Vote Totals Show Walsh Holding Slim Lead Against Bean

Unofficial election results show Republican Joe Walsh holding a slim 291-vote lead over incumbent Democratic U.S. Rep. Melissa Bean in Illinois’ 8th District.

CBS Chicago–11/16/2010

Joe Walsh, Melissa Bean

Bean Still Down vs. Walsh, But Hopeful

U.S. Rep. Melissa Bean (D-Ill.) is not conceding defeat to Republican opponent Joe Walsh, despite a 347-vote deficit in the vote count.

CBS Chicago–11/12/2010

Joe Walsh, Melissa Bean

Bean-Walsh Race Still Too Close To Call

he race for a northeast Illinois congressional seat shows every vote really does matter.


Joe Walsh, Melissa Bean

Vote Totals Narrow Between Walsh, Bean

As the vote count continues in the northwest suburban 8th Congressional District, the margin between Republican Joe Walsh and Democratic incumbent Melissa Bean narrows.

CBS Chicago–11/05/2010

Joe Walsh

Tea Party Favorite Leads In Northwest Suburbs

In a surprising development, Tea Party-backed Republican Joe Walsh Joe Walsh is on the cusp of defeating Melissa Bean in the northwest suburban 8th Congressional District.

CBS Chicago–11/03/2010