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Republicans roll to victory in Perry County
All three Republican incumbents up for election in Perry County earned victories Tuesday against their Democratic challengers.
BY JOHN HOMAN
Nov 7, 2018 11:26 AM
Sheriff Vick, board member Marlo retain Williamson County seats
MARION -- Longtime Williamson County Sheriff Bennie Vick, D-Johnston City, and Commissioner Jim Marlo, R-Herrin, were re-elected Tuesday. Vick got 53 percent of the vote -- 14,605 votes -- to Republican J.D. Barter's 12,446 votes, or 45 percent.
BY JOHN HOMAN
Nov 7, 2018 11:44 AM
Rauner concedes; Pritzker is Illinois' next governor
At the Drake Hotel in Chicago, Gov. Bruce Rauner tells supporters he has called J.B. Pritzker and wished him "godspeed."
Nov 6, 2018 8:42 PM
Bryant cruises to reelection in 115th
Republican's state representative's 'comeback' comes full circle with victory over Democrat Marsha Griffin.
By Geoffrey Ritter
Nov 6, 2018 10:25 PM
Shimkus wins handily to retain 15th Congressional seat
Congressman John Shimkus, R-Collinsville, scored a solid victory over Charleston Democrat Kevin Gaither in the 15th District.
By John D. Homan
Nov 7, 2018 1:05 AM
Fowler defeats Webb to remain senator in 59th District
SALINE COUNTY -- State Sen. Dale Fowler won re-election Tuesday and said he'll use the next four years toward improving the economic condition of southern Illinois. "I can't thank everyone enough for all the support and my campaign team that abided by my wishes of running a positive, clean, ethical campaign," Fowler said after election results were in.
By Travis DeNeal and Holly Kee
Nov 7, 2018 12:58 AM
Costello fends off challenge from Friess in House District 116
Voters sent incumbent Jerry Costello II back to Springfield Tuesday, fending off a challenge from Red Bud city councilman David Friess for the Illinois House District 116 seat.
Herald Tribune staff report
Nov 7, 2018 3:30 PM
Bost claims victory in Illinois 12th congressional district
What looked to be a tight race in the last couple weeks of the campaign morphed quickly into an easy victory for congressman Mike Bost of Murphysboro on Tuesday evening, as he won re-election to the 12th congressional district in southern Illinois. Bost declared victory just before 10 p.m., over St. Clair State's Attorney and Democratic candidate Brendan Kelly.
By Holly Kee
Nov 7, 2018 12:39 AM
Dave Severin retains House seat in the 117th district
Republican incumbent Dave Severin will return for a second term in the Illinois House of Representatives by winning a decisive victory over Democratic challenger Jason Woolard Tuesday night.
By Holly Kee
Nov 7, 2018 1:02 AM
J. 'Whipper' Johnson, is new Saline County sheriff
The former Harrisburg police chief defeated the current sheriff, Ken Clore, by a sizable margin on Tuesday.
By Travis DeNeal
Nov 7, 2018 1:09 AM
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