WBEZ’s Chicago And Illinois News Roundup: Nov. 6, 2020

No graduated income tax for Illinois. Democratic incumbents keep their seats. And, of course, a presidential race still too close to call.

Election 2020 House 14 Illinois
Illinois’ U.S. House race between incumbent Rep. Lauren Underwood, D-Ill and Republican Jim Oberweis was too early to call Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020. Nam Y. Huh / ASSOCIATED PRESS
Election 2020 House 14 Illinois
Illinois’ U.S. House race between incumbent Rep. Lauren Underwood, D-Ill and Republican Jim Oberweis was too early to call Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020. Nam Y. Huh / ASSOCIATED PRESS

WBEZ’s Chicago And Illinois News Roundup: Nov. 6, 2020

No graduated income tax for Illinois. Democratic incumbents keep their seats. And, of course, a presidential race still too close to call.

Illinois voters reject Governor J.B. Pritzker’s graduated tax amendment. Several Illinois Democratic incumbents hold on to their congressional races. Plus, Illinois reports its highest COVID-19 daily case count on record. And, of course, a presidential race still too close to call.

GUESTS: Dave McKinney, WBEZ state politics reporter

Heather Cherone, politics reporter, WTTW News

Asma Khalid, NPR national political correspondent