The results are in from the 62nd District Illinois House race.
Democrat incumbent Sam Yingling is seeking re-election in the Illinois House 62nd district. He faces Republican Ken Idstein in the general election.
Also endorsed: Sheri Jesiel, Jim Durkin, Marty Moylan, Bob Morgan, Daniel Didech, David S. Olsen, Richard Johnson, Tom Weber.
Sam Yingling, a former Avon Township supervisor, has worked to help consolidate redundant local governmental units.
Nobody could’ve predicted that Lake County would be at the center of so many controversies a month ago.
The good news is there are legislative proposals that encourage streamlining and consolidation now awaiting the governor’s action.
The governments are everywhere. They’re always taking more. Feels like no one ever is giving you more. Where does it end, right?
Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan was noticeably absent on Tuesday — both in Gov. Bruce Rauner’s Capitol office, and on the House floor.
Just one Republican win in a House election in a seat currently held by a Democrat will help make a difference, according to a top GOP strategist.
Gov. Bruce Rauner wrapped up a media blitz highlighting the need for a state budget, while also spotlighting vulnerable Democratic legislators.