Rep. Bill Foster wins Illinois's 11th Congressional District seat

Rep. Bill Foster, a Democrat, has won another term representing Illinois' 11th Congressional District, beating Nick Stella, a Republican.

With all precincts reporting, Foster has 63.6 percent of the vote, followed by Stella with 36.4 percent.

Foster has represented the district in the House since 2013.

Democrats have gained a majority in the House, with 232 seats in the next Congress. All of Illinois's House seats have been decided; two switched hands, all going to Democrats.

The number of votes cast for Democrats in House races has increased 47.9 percent from the 2014 midterms, compared with an increase of 23.4 percent for Republicans.

The district went for Democrat Hillary Clinton in 2016 by a margin of 23.3 points. Clinton won Illinois by 16.9 points.

Data is from the Associated Press. This story may be updated if more information becomes available. It is powered by Heliograf, The Post's artificial intelligence system.

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