Illinois

The results of the contested primaries in Illinois will no doubt have lasting impacts on the political environment in the state. Despite the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, Illinoisans still braved the conditions to cast their vote. Turnout for in-person voting was lower than previous Presidential primary cycles, but vote-by-mail saw an uptick.

Notable winners:

President
Former Vice President Joe Biden won in a landslide victory, taking leaps into locking up the Democratic nomination over Senator Bernie Sanders.

Cook County States’ Attorney
Incumbent Kim Foxx defeated challenger Bill Conway.

Congressional District 3
In a rematch from 2018, Marie Newman defeats Congressman Dan Lipinski in a close race.

Congressional District 14
State Senator Jim Oberweis emerged through crowded primary to take on Congresswoman Lauren Underwood. NRCC has yet

Congressional District 15
Mary Miller, business manager, farmer, and wife of State Representative Chris Miller, defeated three other challengers to likely become the next Congresswoman of IL-15.

2020 NOTABLE STATE LEGISLATURE PRIMARY RESULTS

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