(CBS) — With the presidential race grabbing most of the headlines, it’s easy to forget there are many other important races on Tuesday’s Illinois primary ballot.
WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore takes a look at some key races in the suburbs.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Rain Saturday Ahead Of Chilly Mother's Day
Perhaps one of the top contests is the race to replace Democratic 8th District Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth, who’s running for the U.S. Senate. Businessman Raja Krishnamoorthi, Villa Park Mayor Deb Bulwinkle and Elgin State Senator Michael Noland are vying for the Democratic nomination.
The Tenth District race pits Highland Park Mayor Nancy Rotering and former Congressman Brad Schneider in the Democratic battle for the death now held by Republican Bob Dold.
In the 14th District Republican Congressman Randy Hultgren will wait to see which of three lesser known Democrats faces him in that overwhelmingly Republican area.READ MORE: Mayor Lightfoot Delays General Iron Permit To Move To South Side Over EPA Concerns
The Republican primary is where the action is in the 11th District, where DuPage County Board Member Tonia Khouri faces physicist Herman White and cardiologist Nick Stella. The winner will face Democratic Congressman Bill Foster.