The race between Republican incumbent Joe Walsh and Democratic challenger Tammy Duckworth in Illinois’s 8th Congressional District race attracted significant attention – and money – from other parts of the country.
Defying opinion polls that depicted a neck-and-neck contest, Democrat Bill Foster easily defeats Republican U.S. Rep. Judy Biggert in the 11th Congressional District. With nearly all precincts reporting, Foster has almost 58 percent of the vote; Biggert has 42 percent.
We used Wordle to collect tweets Chicagoans sent today before the polls closed about the local, and presidential, elections we're covering. Here are some of their comments from late Monday evening through Tuesday evening.