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Who’s winning Illinois: Live election results

Election Nov. 8. Get information about how to vote in Illinois here. See primary results here.

What's happening in Illinois
Updated Nov. 9 at 8:58 a.m.

Democrat Tammy Duckworth has beaten Mark Kirk, a Republican, in the race for the Illinois Senate seat currently held by Kirk.

Kirk made waves when he rescinded his endorsement of Donald Trump as the Republican presidential nominee in June, making him the only Republican senator to have done so. It likely helped him in Illinois, which is predominantly blue this year.

All of Illinois's House seats have been decided; one switched hands, going to Democrats. Republicans have held seven seats, while Democrats have held 10. Every House seat is up for election every two years.

Illinois voted for Hillary Clinton, the Democratic former secretary of state, in Tuesday’s presidential election.

Earlier versions of this story stated that Illinois voted for Donald Trump in Tuesday's election. The state voted Hillary Clinton.

Past votes

Voters in Illinois have picked the winning candidate in election cycles since 1972. In 2012, they voted for with % of the vote. Below, look at the winner and margin of victory in the state, and which candidates went on to win the election.

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2012 presidential results

President Trump’s new acting attorney general, who will oversee the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, was a regular critic of the probe over a seven-month span in 2017.

Democrats are on track to take the House, and Republicans will keep the Senate. And there was, and will be, plenty of shouting.

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