Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Brad Schneider, the congressman elect from the 10th District, tells supporters the time to end partisanship and gridlock is at hand. Robert Dold tells supporters to 'stay engaged' in concession speech.
(Update at 11:30 p.m.) Rep. Elect Brad Schneider (D-Deerfield) told a crowd of cheering supporters the victory was theirs not his as he promised them he would cast aside partisanship and do his best to end gridlock in Washington. “We sent a message to this Congress we deserve better,” Schneider said. “Better than putting politics and partisanship above people. We sent a message we should expect more from our leaders in Washington. We know we can’t pass along a better future than we inherited if we do don’t put partisanship behind us. Schneider made it clear his victory was one for middle class values where people would not have to wait for things to “trickle down.” He pledged to work to ensure the promises government owes to its citizens…
A roundup of Illinois election results as those results become available. Check back with Patch all night for results.
Federal President of the United States 6th Congressional District 8th Congressional District 9th Congressional District 10th Congressional District State Senate 9th State Senate: Biss vs. Farkas 26th State Senate: Duffy vs. Howland 28th State Senate: Kotowski vs. O'Donnell 29th State Senate: Friedman vs. Morrison 30th State Senate: Link vs. Castella 31st State Senate: Neal vs. Bush State House 16th State House: Lang vs. Romano 17th State House: Fine vs. Frank 18th State House: Gabel vs. Lieberman 20th State House: McAuliffe vs. Randazzo 52nd State House: McSweeney vs. Beaubien 53rd State House: Harris vs. Renz 54th State House: Morrison vs. Rudd 55th State House: Moylan vs. Sweeney 57th State House: Nekritz vs. Greenberg 58th State …
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Unofficial results show incumbent State Sen. Terry Link with more than 66 percent of the vote in the 30th Senate District.
Update 9:14 p.m. With 104 of 104 precincts reporting, along with early voting and vote by mail ballots, Link leads with 66.57 percent of the votes. Don Castella has 33.43 percent. The actual vote totals, according to unofficial results, show Link with 41,077 votes and Castella with 20,625. Update 8:56 p.m. Terry Link leads with 65.24 percent of the votes with all 104 precincts reporting, minus the early voting, vote by mail, provisional and late-arriving ballots. Don Castella has 34.76 percent of the votes. Terry Link gathered with supporters at Fiamico Pizza in Waukegan. It was a festive atmosphere, with balloons and plastic red Democrat hats. Elected to the Illinois Senate in 1996, Link said he is pleased with tonight's results. "I feel …
Who is winning the District 26 State Senate race? Check back here.
Incumbent State Senator Dan Duffy faces challenger Amanda Howland for the 26th District State Senate seat. Patch will be updating election results on this page throughout the evening. UPDATED 10:57 p.m. Nov. 6. Duffy beats Howland in State Senate Dist. 26 race. GO BACK TO THE ILLINOIS ELECTION CENTRAL Candidates Click on a candidate's name for biographical information and answers to our candidate questionnaires, and check back for updates.
Here's everything you need to know before you vote!
Candidates in 10th District, State Senate contest vote and greet voters.
After more than a year of campaigning and millions of dollars spent, the voters of the 10th Congressional District will decide today if Rep. Robert Dold (R-Kenilworth) will continue to represent them or the job will go to Democratic Challenger Brad Schneider of Deerfield. Voters will also choose the whether West Deerfield Township Supervisor Julie Morrison, a Democrat, or Republican Highland Park pediatrician Arie Friedman will succeed retiring state Sen. Susan Garrett (D-Lake Forest). Earlier: Candidates Seek Votes as Campaign Nears End As soon as the polls close at 7 p.m. today, Patch will start posting results until there is a winner in all races. Before the polls opened at 6 a.m. today, 100,269 people had already voted in Lake County …
Monday, November 5, 2012
Schneider, Dold, Friedman and Morrison greet voters, knock on doors and make calls.
Campaign commercials continue to dominate the airwaves and pollsters keep surveying 10th Congressional District voters as Rep. Robert Dold (R-Kenilworth) and Democratic challenger Brad Schneider of Deerfield make their last pitch before Tuesday’s election. Some district residents reported a telephone survey gathering information on the race despite its lateness in the campaign. Earlier: Which Political Commercial Stretches the Truth the Most No less intense is the race to succeed retiring state Sen. Susan Garrett between Highland Park pediatrician Arie Friedman, the Republican choice, and West Deerfield Township Supervisor Julie Morrison, the Democrat. Schneider spent the weekend talking to voters at restaurants and other populated spots …
Sunday, November 4, 2012
Incumbent Ed Sullivan is running unopposed.
Incument Ed Sullivan Jr. is running unopposed. Patch will be updating election results on this page throughout the evening. Candidates Click on a candidate's name for biographical information and answers to our candidate questionnaires, and check back for updates.
As Dold and Schneider greet as many voters as they can, a tiny fraction of those who will vote Tuesday responded to the Patch poll first published Thursday, Democrat gets 57 percent tally.
With perhaps one tenth of one percent of the electorate weighing in, Democrat Brad Schneider received 57 of the 135 votes cast in a highly unscientific Path Poll while Rep. Robert Dold (R-Kenilworth) got 40 percent in the contest for the 10th Congressional District Seat. Three respondents wanted someone else. Earlier: Poll: Do You Want Schneider or Dold Scientific polls taken in this race have used a sample size ranging from 400 to 1,275 people. Those surveys showed results from a dead heat to an 11-point lead for Dold. Meanwhile, Dold and Schneider spent Saturday contacting as many voters as they could. Dold continued touring the District by bus stopping in Northbrook, Mundelein, Vernon Hills, Grayslake, Highland Park, Park City and …