Election 2016 Analysis, Results with Chicago Tonight
Join us on Election Day for a look at what’s at stake in key state, county and local races; and to check results once polls close and final tallies are in.
1:46 a.m.: “To all Republicans and Democrats across this nation, I say it is time for us to come together as one united people,” president-elect Donald Trump said a little before 2 a.m. from his campaign headquarters in New York.
11:27 p.m.: Despite massive amounts of campaign contributions that poured into state House and Senate races this year, Republicans don’t appear to have significantly shifted the balance of power in the Illinois General Assembly.
11:45 p.m.: In her victory speech Tuesday night, Susana Mendoza said she would protect the "fiscal and moral health" of Illinois as the state's check-writer.
9:15 p.m.: “Tonight, we showed a campaign that respects voters and is focused on practical solutions rather than shopworn slogans can be successful,” Duckworth said during her victory speech.
11:41 p.m.: Democratic challenger Brad Schneider beat incumbent Republican Bob Dold by more than 12,000 votes, or five percentage points, in the 10th District. See more results of U.S. House races in the Chicago metro area.
1:08 a.m.: Kim Foxx has soundly defeated her Republican challenger for Cook County State’s Attorney, while Dorothy Brown wins a fifth term as Cook County Clerk of the Circuit Court. Also, voters have chosen to cut costs by consolidating the Cook County Clerk’s Office with the Cook County Recorder of Deeds in a binding referendum.
The city's Board of Elections Commissioners is considering going to court to extend the voting deadline at multiple polling sites after some opened as much as an hour late this morning.
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