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1st Congressional District: Jonathan Jackson wins for Dems, GOP too close to call

1 month ago   |   By WGN TV

Jonathan Jackson is the projected Democratic winner in Illinois 1st Congressional District.
Jackson, the son of civil rights leader the Rev. Jesse Jackson, beat out over 20 candidates for the chance to replace 15-term Democratic Rep. Bobby Rush, the only lawmaker who has ever beaten Barack Obama in a race. Obama challenged Rush in a 2000 U.S. House primary and lost.
Illinois Primary Election Results 2022: Key Races to Watch
Among the other Democratic candidates were Karin Norington-Reaves, a federal workforce trainer endorsed by Rush; Pat Dowell, a member of the Chicago City Council whose...
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Mary Miller projected GOP winner in Illinois 15th Congressional District

Mary Miller projected GOP winner in Illinois 15th Congressional District

1 month ago   |   By WGN TV

Republican Rep. Mary Miller is the projected Republican winner in Illinois's 15th Congressional District.
She faced five-term Republican Rep. Rodney Davis for the GOP nomination.
The 15th Congressional District is a sprawling, heavily red district in central Illinois that was redrawn after the state's shrinking population cost it a congressional seat.
Election Results for Illinois: Full results for all races
Miller is no stranger to controversy. She quoted Adolf Hitler shortly after winning her seat, saying during a rally that “Hitler was right on one thing. He said, ‘Whoever has the youth...
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