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  • Republican Dan McConchie wins 26th Illinois Senate District seat

    Republican incumbent Dan McConchie beat Democratic candidate Kelly Mazeski by more than 15,000 votes in the 26th Illinois Senate District race, accord ...
    Nov. 9, 2016 - 1:30 am
  • Early results indicate incumbant Peter Roskam will keep congressional seat

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Preliminary voting tallies indicate incumbent Peter Roskam will keep his congressional seat.
    Nov. 8, 2016 - 11:42 pm
  • Democrat Brad Schneider defeats US Rep. Bob Dold

    CHICAGO – Democrat Brad Schneider has won back his old congressional seat, defeating Republican U.S. Rep. Bob Dold in a rematch for the suburban Chica ...
    Nov. 8, 2016 - 11:16 pm
  • Franks, Kenneally, Tirio headed to victories; likely GOP sweep in contested GA races

    11:05 p.m. updateAll four Republicans running in contested General Assembly races in McHenry County ...
    Nov. 9, 2016 - 1:44 am
  • Franks, Kenneally, Tirio hold early leads

    9:10 p.m. update:In early reporting, 54 percent of Crystal Lake voters are opposed to having their t ...
    Nov. 8, 2016 - 9:48 pm
  • Illinois transportation money amendment passes

    Illinois voters have approved a constitutional amendment aimed at making sure transportation-related funds aren't used for other purposes.
    Nov. 8, 2016 - 8:56 pm
  • Rep. Tammy Duckworth unseats Illinois GOP US Sen. Mark Kirk

    CHICAGO – Democratic U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth unseated Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk on Tuesday, delivering a win that her party is banking on as it ...
    Nov. 9, 2016 - 1:42 am
  • Hillary Clinton wins Illinois over Donald Trump

    Democrat Hillary Clinton has won the presidential contest in her home state of Illinois, defeating Republican Donald Trump in her bid to become the na ...
    Nov. 8, 2016 - 8:20 pm
  • Rep. Tammy Duckworth unseats GOP Sen. Mark Kirk

    CHICAGO – Democratic U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth has unseated Illinois Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk.
    Nov. 8, 2016 - 8:09 pm
  • Live Election Day updates, analysis and results

    Stick with the Northwest Herald throughout this election evening as our reporters give you updates on McHenry County and state races.
    Nov. 8, 2016 - 6:03 pm
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