March 2012 Primary: Race Results and Candidate Reaction
It was a heck of a night in the southwest suburbs. Catch up on all your local election news in one place.
The Illinois primary has come and gone, and we've got all your results.
Incumbent State Rep. Jim Durkin defeated Lemont resident Laura Reigle in the 82nd District, while Illinois Senate Minority Leader Christine Radogno easily moved on in her uncontested race.
In the 3rd Congressional District, Richard Grabowski nabbed the GOP nomination, defeating Jim Falvey and Art Jones. He'll face incumbent Democrat Dan Lipinski in November.
In the Republican presidential primary, Mitt Romney prevailed over Rick Santorum with 46.7 percent of the vote. Romney walked away with 41 delegates, while Santorum earned 10.
Below is a roundup of unofficial race results and stories from Election Night. Results will not be final until April 10, when canvassing of votes is completed, along with tabulations for absentee, provisional and grace period ballots.
3rd Congressional District
|Richard Grabowski||2,887||13,707||54||4,089||20,737 (59.3%)|
|Jim Falvey||1,154||7,020||22||2,177||10,373 (29.7%)|
|Arthur J. Jones||486||2,569||10||773||3,838 (11%)|
|Dan Lipinski (incumbent)||24,174||17,553||18||2,106||43,851 (87.3%)|
|Farah Baqai||3,074||2,912||6||397||6,389 (12.7%)
- Lipinski Wins Landslide Primary Over Baqai
- Grabowski Grabs GOP Nod for 3rd District in Decisive Win
- [UPDATED] March 2012 Primary: Third Congressional District Results
|Christine Radogno (incumbent)||4,795||15,471||3,639||23,875|
Editor's Note: Lemont resident Duane Bradley is running as a write-in candidate in the 41st District. Write-in results are not immediately available.
Illinois House 82nd District
|Jim Durkin (incumbent)||4,111||3,314||2,437||10,226 (75.4%)|
|Laura Reigle||1,139||1,110||1,087||3,336 (24.6%)|
- Durkin Takes Landslide Victory in 82nd District
- RESULTS: Durkin Wins Illinois House 82nd District
- 82nd District Candidates Debate Party Leanings
Cook County Board of Review 1st District
|Dan Patlak (incumbent)||57,797||53.96|
|Casey Thomas Griffin||64,777||100