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Foster Defeats Oberweis in the 14th District

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Foster Defeats Oberweis in the 14th District

Bill Foster speaks at his victory party. (AP/Aurora Beacon News, Heather Edison)

Democrat Bill Foster has defeated Jim Oberweis in the 14th District. Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert occupied the seat until his retirement in March. His departure prompted a special election when Foster claimed the seat to complete the remainder of the term. Foster is a Geneva physicist.

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