The 12th district of Illinois, a district won by both Obama and Trump, offers a national test of whether Democrats can still compete for white working-class voters. Democrat Brendan Kelly tests whether his party has any hope of winning them back.
Conventional wisdom says it costs hundreds of thousands, even millions of dollars to win a congressional primary election. But a handful of wanna-be House members are advancing to the November ballot having spent less than $5,000.
2018 Illinois primary election results news: Madison County, IL, voters in Collinsville, IL, Edwardsville, IL, and other Southern Illinois cities near Belleville, IL, and St. Louis, MO, vote on increase in sales tax to benefit schools.
2018 Illinois primary election results news: Voters in Madison County, IL, St. Clair County, IL, Clinton County, IL, Bond County, IL elect Republican candidate for the 54th State Senate in Southern Illinois near Belleville, IL and St. Louis, MO.
Illinois primary election results: Madison County, IL, and St. Clair County, IL, board member vote results from voters in Collinsville, IL, and Edwardsville, IL, near Belleville, IL, in Southern Illinois near St. Louis, MO.
2018 Democrat and Republican primary election candidates completed questionnaires in races for governor, Congress, state representative, state senator and county boards in Southern Illinois near St. Louis MO.