ILLINOIS DISTRICT 11 — The primary to clinch a seat in the Illinois 11th District is slated for Tuesday. The race, which determines who compete in the November election, had incumbent Bill Foster (D-IL, 11) facing off against Rachel Ventura for the Democratic nomination. For the Republican nomination, Krishna Bansal faced off against Rick Laib.
With most precincts reporting, Foster is the projected winner of the Democratic nomination. In the Republican primary, Laib appeared to have the edge over Krishna Bansal. With all precincts reporting, Laib led 53.9 percent to 46.1 percent.
“I am extremely honored to have won the Democratic nomination for the 11th District. I promise to continue my work improving our healthcare system, fighting for working families, and standing up for science in the Trump era,” said Foster.