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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.

Presidential Primary

Republicans Total Votes Percentage Delegates Mitt Romney 428,434 46.7 41 Rick Santorum 321,079
35 10 Ron Paul 85,,464
9.3 Newt Gingrich 72,942 8.0 Others 9,127 1.0

3rd Congressional District

  Chicago Suburban Cook DuPage Will   Precincts reporting: 203/205  255/255  1/1 43/43 Republicans Votes Votes Votes Votes Total 2,887 13,707 54 4,089 20,737 (59.3%) 1,154 7,020 22 2,177 10,373 (29.7%) 486 2,569 10 773 3,838 (11%) Democrats Votes Votes Votes Votes Total 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%)

Cook DuPage Will Precincts reporting: 35/35 125/125 16/16 Republicans Votes Votes Votes Total  (incumbent) 4,795 15,471 3,639 23,875 Write-in candidate N/A N/A 44 44 Democrats Votes Votes Votes Total No candidates



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

Cook DuPage Will Precincts reporting: 35/35 31/31 13/13 Republicans Votes Votes Votes Total  (incumbent) 4,111 3,314 2,437 10,226 (75.4%) 1,139 1,110 1,087 3,336 (24.6%) Democrats Votes Votes Votes Total No candidates




Electrical Aggregation

Cook DuPage Will Precincts reporting: 14/14 1/1 1/1 Answer Votes Votes Votes Total Yes 1,401 1 2 1,404 (58.6%) No 991 1 0 992 (41.4%)

Cook County Board of Review 1st District

Precincts reporting: 1,128/1,128   Republicans Votes Percentage Dan Patlak (incumbent) 57,797 53.96 Sean Morrison 49,323 46.04 Democrats Votes Percentage
Casey Thomas Griffin 64,777 100

Election Day

John Quinn March 21, 2012 at 01:26 PM
Why would 991 people vote "NO" to trying to get lower electric bills??? Hmmmmm??..

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