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Illinois GOP gains 1 seat in House; Dems gain 1 in Senate

Republicans made a net gain of one seat in the Illinois House while losing one in the state Senate, according to certified official results from the Nov. 3 general election.
Friday was the deadline for the Illinois State Board of Elections to complete its statewide canvass of the election. Just under 6.1 million ballots were cast in the election for a turnout rate of 72.92%, which was about average for recent presidential elections.
In state House races, GOP candidates won four seats that had previously been held by Democrats, but also lost three seats to Democratic challengers.
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