Updated results from primary election
by BRIAN NADIG
The following are the latest unofficial results from several Northwest Side races in the March 17 primary election
In the 10th Illinois Senate District race, Democratic incumbent Robert Martwick received 17,397 votes, or 54.44 percent, and Danny O’Toole received 14,555 votes, or 45.56 percent of the total votes cast in the city and the suburbs. Martwick will face Republican Anthony Beckmann in the general election on Nov. 3.
In 19th Illinois House District race, Democratic incumbent Lindsey LaPointe received 7,295 votes, or 42.56 percent, compared to 5,979 votes, or 34.89 percent, for Patti Vasquez, and 3,865 votes, or 22.55 percent, for Joe Duplechin. LaPointe will face Republican Jeff Muehlfelder in the general election.
In the 20th Illinois House District race, Democrat Michelle Darbro received 9,909 votes, or 66.93 percent, and Cary Capparelli received 4,895 votes, or 33.07 percent. This fall Darbro will face Republican incumbent Bradley Stephens, who also serves as the mayor of Rosemont.
In the 3rd Illinois House District, Democratic incumbent Eva Dina Delgado received 6,302 votes, or 51.55 percent, and Nidia Carranza received 5,922 votes, or 48.45 percent. No candidate ran in the Republican primary for the district’s seat.
For 41st Ward Democratic committeeperson, Joe Cook received 5,808 votes, or 55.32 percent, compared to 4,690 votes, or 44.68 percent, for Bill Kilroy.
For 45th Ward Democratic committeeperson, Alderman Jim Gardiner received 5,559 votes, or 51.35 percent, and Ellen Hill received 5,267 votes, or 48.65 percent. Incumbent John Arena did not run for re-election.
For 50th Ward Democratic committeeperson, incumbent Debra Silverstein, also the ward’s alderman, received 5,830 votes, or 66.80 percent, and Halle Quezada received 2,898 votes, or 33.20 percent.
For 41st Ward Republican committeeperson, Chicago police sergeant Ammie Kessem received 1,215 votes, or 60.15 percent, compared to 805 votes, or 39.85 percent, for incumbent Michael McAuliffe, the former longtime 20th District state representative.
More than 171,000 Chicago residents participated in early voting, a record for a primary, and there were almost 118,000 mail-in ballots in the city, according to the Chicago Board of Election Commissioners. Voter participation on Election Day represented about 55 percent of all ballots cast in the city.