With 96% of precincts counted statewide, Bailey had 57.4% of the vote compared to 15.7% for downstate venture capitalist Jesse Sullivan and 15% for third-place candidate Aurora Mayor Richard Irvin.
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Despite a money disadvantage, the man who helped undo Gov. Pritzker’s COVID mask mandate will be the Republican nominee to face Kwame Raoul.
Earlier in the evening, Davis in a statement conceded to Miller, with a nod to her biggest backer. “I’d like to congratulate Congresswoman Miller and President Trump on their victory tonight,” Davis said in a statement. “This was a hard-fought campaign, and I wish her the best.”
A jubilant crowd greeted Ramirez, 39, chanting her name as she entered her election party Tuesday. Supporters had created a salsa song they blasted outside a polling place Tuesday: “Delia, she’s ready,” goes the song, “ready to interrupt the corruption.”
Brady, a 21-year General Assembly veteran and deputy minority leader, has promised to modernize the secretary of state’s office.
“I just got off the phone with Sean and congratulated him on winning this race,” Newman told supporters. “I know some people will not like it, but we need to unite.”
Preckwinkle said Tuesday night she looks “forward to all the good work that lies ahead” as her opponent, Richard Boykin — a former Cook County Board commissioner — conceded the race: “The voters have spoken, and I stand by their decision.”
Gov. J.B. Pritzker will be a big favorite in the matchup against Republican Darren Bailey, but the conservative farmer will put up a fight.
In a video posted to Twitter a few hours before the polls closed, Salvi told her supporters she was “the only Republican who can defeat Tammy Duckworth in the fall.”
The son of Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. beat 16 other Democrats, while longtime congressman Davis was ahead of a progressive rival.
Rep. Robin Kelly, the Democratic Party of Illinois chair, is up for reelection as party chief this summer.
The 1st Congressional District primary to replace the retiring U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush, D-Illinois had 17 challengers, while one strong opponent was trying to upend the legendary U.S. Rep. Danny K. Davis.
Cook County Assessor Frederick “Fritz” Kaegi faced Kari Steele. And in the Board of Review’s 1st District, first-term incumbent Tammy Wendt was battling Chicago Ald. George Cardenas.
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The winner of the primary will determine whether the state GOP continues as a center-right party in Illinois or gets recast as a subsidiary of former President Donald Trump.
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The fatal shooting occurred in McKinley Park on the Southwest Side.
The man, 39, was standing on a sidewalk in the 2000 block of West 36th Street about 10:30 p.m. when someone approached on a bike and opened fire, striking him in the chest, police said.
Fire officials responded to the blaze in the 2300 block of South Seeley Avenue about 6:35 p.m.
Lakendra Porter, 24, was charged with aggravated battery with use of a deadly weapon and reckless conduct, police said.
OB/GYN accreditation rules require training in abortions for medical residents, who might use the same skills for treating miscarriages and other complications, doctors say.
Williams was two points from advancing while serving for the match at 5-4 in the third set but couldn’t get closer.
The mayor contends the amount of “respite baked into” the police contract makes Catanzara’s “narrative” about cops being worked “like mules” false.
McKinley Park’s MAT Asphalt, others will have to resubmit bids later this year after new public health recommendations are issued.
The officers were biking in Trumbull Park when someone opened fire Tuesday afternoon in the 10500 block of South Oglesby Avenue, police said.
A good number of those who get help from abortion funds are young, people of color or are already parents.
The trio will join Candace Parker when the WNBA All-Star Game is played at Wintrust Arena.
Joshua Avina was biking across the 6200 block of South Austin Avenue and was at the mouth of an alley when the driver hit him in the street Friday, authorities say.
The Chicago Police Memorial Foundation program pays for officers’ vests, which need to be replaced every five years.
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Zoo officials responded after a visitor’s video appeared to show a polar bear sleeping in a tiny patch of ice; it was misleading, zoo officials said.
Thompson will host the pregame, halftime and postgame coverage for Prime Video’s irst season as the exclusive home of the primetime package.
We are all the caretakers of the Great Lakes. As such, we should not allow our great water resource to be wasted, polluted or dissipated.
The Park District will open 22 of its 49 outdoor pools and 15 of its 28 indoor pools next week.
Loyola coach Drew Valentine sees advantages to both and believes watching a player with his high school and club team is beneficial for different reasons.
Each ingredient plays a role in creating a salsa. Fruit, vegetables, fresh herbs, even beans are all fair game.
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The incident came after crowds filled the streets of Lake View following the Pride Parade Sunday evening — with three people shot and four people stabbed.
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Three people were shot in Lake View East, where police had stepped up patrols after the Pride Parade.
The fire began in the basement of a house in the 4000 block of West Potomac Avenue early Sunday, officials said.
Two train passengers and one person in the truck were killed, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
Devastated survivors struggle to grieve as the deceased’s great-granddaughter calls attention to herself.
“Still a lot of work to be done,” Giolito said. “Feeling a little funky in certain parts of the game, but I feel like I got into a nice groove the last couple of innings.”
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