Republican Charlie Meier was leading Democratic challenger Dan Polites with partial returns in the race for state representative in the 108th Illinois House district.
The latest vote totals:
Charlie Meier (R): 33,054
Dan Polites (D): 16,536
Meier is a grain farmer and developer from Okawville. Polites is a PGA golf professional from O'Fallon.
The district covers parts of Madison, St. Clair, Clinton and Washington counties.