Illinois 2018 Election Voting Guide

Illinois 2018 Election Voting Guide

On Nov. 6, Illinois will hold general elections for a variety of races at the federal, state and local levels. This guide includes information on dozens of races from the Illinois governor's race to all seats up for grabs in the Illinois legislature to Cook County commissioners races.

The Sun-Times will be adding information and more races to this page as the election approaches, including responses to questionnaires handed out by the Sun-Times Editorial Board. All endorsements by the editorial board will also be noted on the page with a star (). Here's a list of all of the Sun-Times Editorial Board endorsements in the 2018 elections so far. Also, check out our compilation of recommendations from three legal organizations in Cook County's judicial races.

Search for a specific race in the menu above or click down to a specific section. Be sure to bookmark our election results page to follow vote returns live on Nov. 6.

Statewide Elections

Governor / Lieutenant Governor

Republican-held seat |

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Attorney General

Democrat-held seat |

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Comptroller

Democrat-held seat |

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Treasurer

Democrat-held seat |

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Secretary of State

Democrat-held seat |

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Chicago-area U.S. House races

U.S. Congress - 1st District

Democrat-held seat |

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U.S. Congress - 2nd District

Democrat-held seat |

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U.S. Congress - 3rd District

Democrat-held seat |

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U.S. Congress - 4th District

Democrat-held seat |

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U.S. Congress - 5th District

Democrat-held seat |

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U.S. Congress - 6th District

Republican-held seat |

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U.S. Congress - 7th District

Democrat-held seat |

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U.S. Congress - 8th District

Democrat-held seat |

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U.S. Congress - 9th District

Democrat-held seat |

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U.S. Congress - 10th District

Democrat-held seat |

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U.S. Congress - 11th District

Democrat-held seat |

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U.S. Congress - 14th District

Republican-held seat |

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U.S. House races beyond Chicago

U.S. Congress - 12th District

Republican-held seat |

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U.S. Congress - 13th District

Republican-held seat |

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U.S. Congress - 15th District

Republican-held seat |

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U.S. Congress - 16th District

Republican-held seat |

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U.S. Congress - 17th District

Democrat-held seat |

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U.S. Congress - 18th District

Republican-held seat |

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Cook County elections

Cook County Board President

Democrat-held seat (Uncontested) |

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Cook County Clerk

Democrat-held seat (Uncontested) |

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Cook County Sheriff

Democrat-held seat (Uncontested) |

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Cook County Treasurer

Democrat-held seat (Uncontested) |

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Cook County Assessor

Democrat-held seat |

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Cook County Board Commissioner - 1st District

Democrat-held seat (Uncontested) |

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Cook County Board Commissioner - 2nd District

Democrat-held seat (Uncontested) |

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Cook County Board Commissioner - 3rd District

Democrat-held seat |

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Cook County Board Commissioner - 4th District

Democrat-held seat (Uncontested) |

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Cook County Board Commissioner - 5th District

Democrat-held seat (Uncontested) |

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Cook County Board Commissioner - 6th District

Democrat-held seat (Uncontested) |

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Cook County Board Commissioner - 7th District

Democrat-held seat (Uncontested) |

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Cook County Board Commissioner - 8th District

Democrat-held seat |

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Cook County Board Commissioner - 9th District

Republican-held seat |

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Cook County Board Commissioner - 10th District

Democrat-held seat (Uncontested) |

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Cook County Board Commissioner - 11th District

Democrat-held seat |

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Cook County Board Commissioner - 12th District

Democrat-held seat (Uncontested) |

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Cook County Board Commissioner - 13th District

Democrat-held seat |

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Cook County Board Commissioner - 14th District

Republican-held seat |

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Cook County Board Commissioner - 15th District

Republican-held seat |

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Cook County Board Commissioner - 16th District

Democrat-held seat (Uncontested) |

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Cook County Board Commissioner - 17th District

Republican-held seat |

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Cook County Board of Review - 2nd District

Democrat-held seat (Uncontested) |

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Cook County Board of Review - 3rd District

Democrat-held seat (Uncontested) |

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Metropolitan Water Reclamation District Commissioner - Six-year term (three elected)

Metropolitan Water Reclamation District Commissioner - Two-year term (one elected)

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Metropolitan Water Reclamation District Commissioner - Bradford vacancy (one elected)

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Chicago-area Illinois Senate races

Illinois Senate - 2nd District

Democrat-held seat (Uncontested) |

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Illinois Senate - 3rd District

Democrat-held seat (Uncontested) |

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Illinois Senate - 5th District

Democrat-held seat (Uncontested) |

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Illinois Senate - 6th District

Democrat-held seat (Uncontested) |

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Illinois Senate - 8th District

Democrat-held seat (Uncontested) |

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Illinois Senate - 9th District

Democrat-held seat |

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Illinois Senate - 11th District

Democrat-held seat (Uncontested) |

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Illinois Senate - 12th District

Democrat-held seat (Uncontested) |

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Illinois Senate - 14th District

Democrat-held seat (Uncontested) |

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Illinois Senate - 15th District

Democrat-held seat (Uncontested) |

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Illinois Senate - 17th District

Democrat-held seat (Uncontested) |

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Illinois Senate - 18th District

Democrat-held seat (Uncontested) |

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Illinois Senate - 20th District

Democrat-held seat (Uncontested) |

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Illinois Senate - 21st District

Republican-held seat |

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Illinois Senate - 23rd District

Democrat-held seat |

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Illinois Senate - 24th District

Republican-held seat |

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Illinois Senate - 26th District

Republican-held seat |

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Illinois Senate - 27th District

Republican-held seat |

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Illinois Senate - 29th District

Democrat-held seat |

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Illinois Senate - 30th District

Democrat-held seat |

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Illinois Senate - 33rd District

Republican-held seat |

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Illinois Senate - 39th District

Democrat-held seat (Uncontested) |

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Illinois Senate - 41st District

Republican-held seat |

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Illinois Senate - 42nd District

Democrat-held seat (Uncontested) |

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Illinois Senate races beyond Chicago

Illinois Senate - 32nd District

Republican-held seat |

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Illinois Senate - 35th District

Republican-held seat (Uncontested) |

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Illinois Senate - 36th District

Republican-held seat |

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Illinois Senate - 38th District

Republican-held seat |

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Illinois Senate - 44th District

Republican-held seat (Uncontested) |

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Illinois Senate - 45th District

Republican-held seat |

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Illinois Senate - 47th District

Republican-held seat (Uncontested) |

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Illinois Senate - 48th District

Democrat-held seat |

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Illinois Senate - 50th District

Republican-held seat (Uncontested) |

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Illinois Senate - 51st District

Republican-held seat (Uncontested) |

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Illinois Senate - 53rd District

Republican-held seat (Uncontested) |

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Illinois Senate - 54th District

Republican-held seat |

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Illinois Senate - 56th District

Democrat-held seat |

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Illinois Senate - 57th District

Democrat-held seat |

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Illinois Senate - 59th District

Republican-held seat |

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Chicago-area Illinois House races

Illinois House - 1st District

Democrat-held seat (Uncontested) |

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Illinois House - 2nd District

Democrat-held seat (Uncontested) |

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Illinois House - 3rd District

Democrat-held seat (Uncontested) |

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Illinois House - 4th District

Democrat-held seat (Uncontested) |

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Illinois House - 5th District

Democrat-held seat (Uncontested) |

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Illinois House - 6th District

Democrat-held seat (Uncontested) |

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Illinois House - 7th District

Democrat-held seat (Uncontested) |

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Illinois House - 8th District

Democrat-held seat (Uncontested) |

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Illinois House - 9th District

Democrat-held seat (Uncontested) |

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Illinois House - 10th District

Democrat-held seat (Uncontested) |

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Illinois House - 11th District

Democrat-held seat (Uncontested) |

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Illinois House - 12th District

Democrat-held seat (Uncontested) |

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Illinois House - 13th District

Democrat-held seat (Uncontested) |

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Illinois House - 14th District

Democrat-held seat (Uncontested) |

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Illinois House - 15th District

Democrat-held seat |

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Illinois House - 16th District

Democrat-held seat (Uncontested) |

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Illinois House - 17th District

Democrat-held seat |

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Illinois House - 18th District

Democrat-held seat |

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Illinois House - 19th District

Democrat-held seat |

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Illinois House - 20th District

Republican-held seat (Uncontested) |

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Illinois House - 21st District

Vacant seat (Uncontested) |

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Illinois House - 22nd District

Democrat-held seat (Uncontested) |

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Illinois House - 23rd District

Democrat-held seat (Uncontested) |

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Illinois House - 24th District

Democrat-held seat (Uncontested) |

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Illinois House - 25th District

Democrat-held seat (Uncontested) |

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Illinois House - 26th District

Democrat-held seat (Uncontested) |

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Illinois House - 27th District

Democrat-held seat (Uncontested) |

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Illinois House - 28th District

Democrat-held seat (Uncontested) |

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Illinois House - 29th District

Democrat-held seat (Uncontested) |

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Illinois House - 30th District

Democrat-held seat (Uncontested) |

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Illinois House - 31st District

Democrat-held seat (Uncontested) |

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Illinois House - 32nd District

Democrat-held seat (Uncontested) |

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Illinois House - 33rd District

Democrat-held seat (Uncontested) |

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Illinois House - 34th District

Democrat-held seat (Uncontested) |

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Illinois House - 35th District

Democrat-held seat |

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Illinois House - 36th District

Democrat-held seat (Uncontested) |

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Illinois House - 37th District

Republican-held seat |

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Illinois House - 38th District

Democrat-held seat (Uncontested) |

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Illinois House - 39th District

Democrat-held seat (Uncontested) |

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Illinois House - 40th District

Democrat-held seat (Uncontested)|

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Illinois House - 41st District

Republican-held seat |

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Illinois House - 42nd District

Republican-held seat |

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Illinois House - 43rd District

Democrat-held seat |

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Illinois House - 44th District

Democrat-held seat |

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Illinois House - 45th District

Republican-held seat |

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Illinois House - 46th District

Democrat-held seat |

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Illinois House - 47th District

Republican-held seat |

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Illinois House - 48th District

Republican-held seat |

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Illinois House - 49th District

Republican-held seat |

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Illinois House - 50th District

Republican-held seat |

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Illinois House - 51st District

Republican-held seat |

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Illinois House - 52nd District

Republican-held seat (Uncontested) |

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Illinois House - 53rd District

Republican-held seat |

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Illinois House - 54th District

Republican-held seat |

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Illinois House - 55th District

Democrat-held seat |

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Illinois House - 56th District

Democrat-held seat |

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Illinois House - 57th District

Democrat-held seat (Uncontested) |

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Illinois House - 58th District

Democrat-held seat |

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Illinois House - 59th District

Democrat-held seat |

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Illinois House - 60th District

Democrat-held seat (Uncontested) |

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Illinois House - 61st District

Republican-held seat |

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Illinois House - 62nd District

Democrat-held seat |

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Illinois House - 63rd District

Republican-held seat (Uncontested) |

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Illinois House - 64th District

Republican-held seat |

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Illinois House - 65th District

Republican-held seat |

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Illinois House - 66th District

Republican-held seat (Uncontested) |

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Illinois House - 75th District

Republican-held seat (Uncontested) |

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Illinois House - 77th District

Democrat-held seat |

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Illinois House - 78th District

Democrat-held seat (Uncontested) |

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Illinois House - 80th District

Democrat-held seat (Uncontested) |

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Illinois House - 81st District

Republican-held seat |

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Illinois House - 82nd District

Republican-held seat |

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Illinois House - 83rd District

Democrat-held seat (Uncontested) |

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Illinois House - 84th District

Democrat-held seat |

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Illinois House - 85th District

Democrat-held seat (Uncontested) |

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Illinois House - 97th District

Republican-held seat |

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Illinois House - 98th District

Democrat-held seat |

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Illinois House races beyond the Chicago area

Illinois House - 67th District

Democrat-held seat (Uncontested) |

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Illinois House - 68th District

Republican-held seat |

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Illinois House - 69th District

Republican-held seat |

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Illinois House - 70th District

Vacant seat |

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Illinois House - 71st District

Republican-held seat |

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Illinois House - 72nd District

Democrat-held seat |

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Illinois House - 73rd District

Republican-held seat (Uncontested) |

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Illinois House - 74th District

Republican-held seat (Uncontested) |

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Illinois House - 76th District

Republican-held seat |

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Illinois House - 79th District

Republican-held seat |

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Illinois House - 86th District

Democrat-held seat |

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Illinois House - 87th District

Republican-held seat (Uncontested) |

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Illinois House - 88th District

Republican-held seat |

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Illinois House - 89th District

Republican-held seat |

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Illinois House - 90th District

Republican-held seat |

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Illinois House - 91st District

Republican-held seat |

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Illinois House - 92nd District

Democrat-held seat (Uncontested) |

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Illinois House - 93rd District

Republican-held seat |

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Illinois House - 94th District

Republican-held seat |

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Illinois House - 95th District

Republican-held seat |

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Illinois House - 96th District

Democrat-held seat |

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Illinois House - 99th District

Republican-held seat |

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Illinois House - 100th District

Republican-held seat (Uncontested) |

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Illinois House - 101st District

Republican-held seat |

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Illinois House - 102nd District

Republican-held seat (Uncontested) |

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Illinois House - 103rd District

Democrat-held seat (Uncontested) |

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Illinois House - 104th District

Republican-held seat |

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Illinois House - 105th District

Republican-held seat |

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Illinois House - 106th District

Republican-held seat (Uncontested) |

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Illinois House - 107th District

Republican-held seat |

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Illinois House - 108th District

Republican-held seat (Uncontested) |

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Illinois House - 109th District

Republican-held seat |

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Illinois House - 110th District

Republican-held seat |

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Illinois House - 111th District

Democrat-held seat |

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Illinois House - 112th District

Democrat-held seat |

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Illinois House - 113th District

Democrat-held seat |

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Illinois House - 114th District

Democrat-held seat |

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Illinois House - 115th District

Republican-held seat |

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Illinois House - 116th District

Democrat-held seat |

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Illinois House - 117th District

Republican-held seat |

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Illinois House - 118th District

Democrat-held seat |

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