The race for the last Republican seat including part of Cook County was closely followed in 2018. The 6th district was traditionally Republican, but broke for Hillary Clinton by seven points in 2016. In the 2018 midterms, it stood in for a raft of suburban, Romney-Clinton congressional seats Democrats hoped would secure them a majority.
Experts who rate Congressional races generally gave Casten a slight advantage, though polling analysis site Fivethirtyeight gave a small edge to Roskam.
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