Rep. Darin LaHood wins Illinois's 18th Congressional District seat

Rep. Darin LaHood, a Republican, has won another term representing Illinois' 18th Congressional District, beating Junius Rodriguez, a Democrat.

With all precincts reporting, LaHood has 67.2 percent of the vote, followed by Rodriguez with 32.8 percent.

LaHood has represented the district in the House since 2015.

Democrats have gained a majority in the House, with 235 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 55.0 percent from the 2014 midterms, compared with an increase of 25.6 percent for Republicans.

The district went for President Trump, a Republican, in 2016 by a margin of 27.3 points. Democrat Hillary 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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