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Deerfield 2012 Election Night Results

Deerfield will be home to its Congressman and state senator. Check out our in-depth coverage of the results from the 10th Congressional District, the 29th State Senate and the Illinois 58th House Races.

No member of Congress has ever called Deerfield home.

No state senator has hailed from Deerfield in more than 40 years. 

By early January, the Village will be able to claim Rep. Elect Brad Schneider (D-Deerfield) and state Sen. Elect Julie Morrison (D-Deerfield). 

Victories by Schneider and Morrison were two of the significant outcomes from a night of election returns from the reelection of President Barack Obama to Congressional campaigns, Illinois General Assembly contests and county races. 

Here are some of the highlights: 

Schneider defeats Dold in a close race for Congress

Brad Schneider ousted incumbent Robert Dold by only 2,434 votes to become the US Congressman from the 10th district.

Morrison Defeats Friedman in IL 29th State Senate Race

Democrat Julie Morrison has won the race against Republican Arie Friedman with nearly 53 percent of the votes.

Drury Wins IL 58th District State House Race

The Democratic candidate won with about a 5,000 vote lead.

Nerheim Defeats Kennedy in Lake County State's Attorney Race

Republican Mike Nerheim narrowly defeated Democrat Chris Kennedy in the race for Lake County State's Attorney.

PHOTOS: Obama Fans Go Wild at McCormick

Thousands of Obama fans cheered and danced in McCormick Place on Tuesday night as news networks predicted the president would win. 

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The Q November 08, 2012 at 12:03 AM
Good luck! We shall see........but the numbers speak for them selves. 40B in debt and growing. Broke, broke, and more broke. Just because they win does not mean you are the smart guy......in my mind it means you did not do your homework! The people of IL just gave Madigan Emperor status, the Governor is meaningless, has no more veto power. Digest that, no check, no balance. And please tell us what good Ideas the Dems had?.....they pulled out the oldest and dirtiest tricks in the book. Abortion and Guns. They have no plan....but spend and tax! For the sake of all of us, I wish them the best, but track record says bend over and grab the lube.......
The Q November 08, 2012 at 12:05 AM
the uneducated winner is usually the loser in the long run......
The Q November 08, 2012 at 12:26 AM
And given that people voted straight up party line means they did no homework on their canadates. They voted how they were told.....like Sheep. World will never change with that mentality.
dold's supporter November 08, 2012 at 10:51 PM
Dold is the loser...the bastard who refuses to pay his serfs at Rose Pest any overtime while forcing them to work over 40 hrs. every week. How does he do it? Media doesn't care to mention, employees are terrified of being fired and/or sued, Republicans side with Dold because, most-likely, they too screw their employees a little...after all the bilionare needs a private plane hahahahaha. Dold..loser...it feels so good to drive around Northbrook and see Dold's election signs...the signs of a crook who lost.
dold's supporter November 09, 2012 at 02:40 PM
you are so right The Q...Republicans voted like sheep for a fake man, Robert Dold...Anyway, their world WILL CHANGE. And they are not gonna like it. Dold....loserrrrrrrrrrrrrrr

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