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Lamb could be sworn in next month after the tight race in the district Trump won by 20 points.
Arthur Jones will be on the ballot as the GOP candidate to unseat Daniel Lipinski in Illinois' 3rd Congressional District.
Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner and Democratic Rep. Daniel Lipinski prevailed.
Seven-term Rep. Daniel Lipinski led by fewer than 2,000 votes over liberal challenger Marie Newman when the race was called.
First-term Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner is trying to fend off a challenge from the right. Longtime Democratic Rep. Daniel Lipinski faces a liberal activist in his primary.
Lamb is one of five Democrats expected to run for the new 17th congressional district, which includes his home precinct.
The “Sex and the City” actress will run to the left of the two-term governor.
The actress and activist is challenging the Democratic New York governor from the left in this year's Democratic primary.
Pollsters caution expanding Medicare into a basic universal coverage program, paid for through higher tax rates, has not been tested in a competitive election.
Pennsylvania jolted the national campaign for control of Congress. GOP incumbents are furiously fundraising. Democrats are looking at districts where Trump won.