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2020 election results (with updates)

It’s been a wild election cycle, and we are finally coming to the end. Keep an eye on this article throughout the evening and into tomorrow as we update it with results at the national, state, and county level as they are declared.

Results will be sourced from the Champaign County Clerk’s office and other various outlets depending on the race.

Monday, November 23rd

6:10 p.m.

Champaign County Clerk has reported 100% of the votes after continuing to tabulate the mail-in ballots throughout the last few weeks, so now a few races can officially be called, as they were too close to call initially: Brad Passalacqua has defeated Kellie Lee Mansfield for County Board District 4, Mike Ingram has defeated Mark Shelden for Champaign County Recorder, and Jordan Humphrey has defeated Jon Rector for County Board District 5.

Friday, November 13th

1:10 p.m.

Katie Blakeman has conceded to Susan McGrath in the race for Champaign County Circuit Clerk. (JM)

Monday, November 9th

12:34 p.m.

Chaundra Bishop has conceded to Duane Northrup in the race for Champaign County Coroner. (JM)

Saturday, November 7th

10:52 a.m.

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris have won the 2020 Presidential election. (PS)

Friday, November 6th

9:38 a.m.

According to Illinois Newsroom, Mike Marron defeated Cynthia Cunningham in Illinois House of Representatives District 104. (JM)

9:00 a.m.

From Brian Moline of WILL: The Champaign County Clerk’s office has processed an additional 1100 mail-in ballots. Susan McGrath is now leading Katie Blakeman by 120 votes in the Champaign County Circuit Clerk’s race. There are still about 2200 ballots out. (JM)

Thursday, November 5th

10:54 a.m.

According to Illinois Newsroom, Scott Bennett defeated A.J. Ruggieri in Illinois State Senate District 52. (JM)

Wednesday, November 4th

9:56 a.m.

According to Champaign County Clerk Aaron Ammons, there could be up to 4000 vote-by-mail ballots yet to be tabulated. Any ballot received before November 17th will be counted and added to county totals. We are going to refrain from calling more races until the margins become more clear. (JM)

9:26 a.m.

Illinois voters have rejected the Graduated Income Tax Amendment. Vote Yes for Fairness has issued a concession statement. (JM)

8:39 a.m.

According to results from the Champaign County Clerk, we can report on these races:

Illinois House of Representatives District 102: Brad Halbrook defeated Mitchell Esslinger.

Illinois House of Representatives District 103: Carol Ammons defeated Brad Bielert.

Champaign County Auditor: George Danos defeated Gary Maxwell.

Champaign County TreasurerCassandra “CJ” Johnson defeated Ted Myhre.

Champaign County Board District 3: Stanley Harper defeated Beau Barber.

Champaign County Board District 6: Deshawn Williams defeated Richard Montgomery.

Champaign County Board District 10: Mary King defeated Mike Kobel.

6th Circuit Court JudgeRamona Sullivan defeated Cherie Kesler.

6th Circuit Court JudgeJason Bohm defeated Scott Lerner.

Forest Preserves: Champaign County voted in favor of the Forest Preserve District tax extension.

Cunningham Township Anti-poverty Referendum: Urbana residents voted in favor of increasing the tax levy.


12:19 a.m.

Another update from Champaign County Clerk, bringing the total vote count thus far up to roughly 83,000. (PS)

Tuesday, November 3rd

11:58 p.m.

A few more updates have been posted to Champaign County Clerk’s website, accounting for roughly 72,000 votes. (PS)

10:44 p.m.

The Associated Press has called the race between Rodney Davis and Betsy Londrigan: Davis has won. (PS)

10:35 p.m.

Illinois Public Media is reporting that the Associated Press has called U.S. Congressional District 15: Mary Miller defeats Erika Weaver. (JM)

9:23 p.m.

The Champaign County Clerk has begun reporting results. There are 22 of 118 precincts reporting. (JM)

7:38 p.m.

The Chicago Tribune is reporting by way of the Associated Press that Dick Durbin has been reelected to the United States Senate. (PS)

Editors updating this article include Jessica Hammie, Julie McClure, and Patrick Singer.

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