Local Elections

Michelle O'Neill / WVIK News

More than half of registered voters in both Rock Island and Scott counties went to the polls for the midterm election.

In Scott County, 69,481of the 127,185 registered voters cast ballots. That's 54.6%, compared to 48% four years ago.

Wednesday morning's WVIK newscast for Nov. 7, 2018: results off regional and state elections relevant to the Quad Cities.

Iowa QC Results

Nov 7, 2018

Two democrats and one republican have won election to the Scott County Board. Incumbent democrat Brinson Kinzer was the top vote-getter, followed by fellow democrat and newcomer Ken Croken. And they'll be joined by republican newcomer John Maxwell. 

Illinois QC Results

Nov 7, 2018

In one of Illinois' most expensive legislative races, Neil Anderson won re-election to the Illinois Senate. In District 36 which includes Rock Island, Henry, Whiteside, and Carroll counties, the incumbent republican from Andulusia ended with 51 per cent of the vote to 49 per cent for democrat Gregg Johnson from East Moline. 

Live Election Results: Iowa

Nov 6, 2018

Check this webpage throughout the night to get the latest on Iowa's statewide and federal races in the 2018 midterm elections. Results here will update live. All polls in Iowa are open Tuesday from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. (For Illinois's live election results, click here.)

Live Election Results: Illinois

Nov 6, 2018

Check this webpage throughout the night to get the latest results on Illinois's statewide and federal races in the 2018 midterm elections. Results here will update live. All polls in Illinois are open Tuesday from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. (For Iowa's live election results, click here.)

Tuesday morning's WVIK newscast for Nov. 6, 2018:

  • Local, state candidates make final push to get out the vote in Illinois and Iowa
  • Renewable energy conference coming to the QC this week

submitted / Doug House

Volunteers from the Rock Island County Democratic Party are knocking on doors and making calls to encourage people to vote for their candidates tomorrow.

Monday morning's WVIK newscast for Nov. 5, 2018:

  • Candidates for Governor of Iowa campaign in Scott County ahead of Tuesday's election
  • QC Student Hunger Drive collects food and money for more than 600,000 meals

On Tuesday, voters in Illinois' 17th Congressional District will choose between incumbent Cheri Bustos, a democrat from East Moline, and republican Bill Fawell, a businessman from Galena.

Michelle O'Neill reports on the two candidates.


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