Center for Illinois Politics - Connecting People to Politics

Election results

Keep track of the hottest races in Illinois here, starting with the 2019 Chicago Mayor’s race. Later, we'll add municipal races across suburban, central and southern Illinois, to the beginnings of the 2020 primaries and general election.

Mayor (Runoff)

  • Location
  • Election day
    Apr 2, 2019

After a competition between a record-setting 14 candidates, Lori Lightfoot won decisively with 74% of the vote (384,675 votes) versus Toni Preckwinkle with 26% of the vote (137,236 votes).

Aldermanic races for Chicago's 50 wards