Midterm Elections

When the incoming Democratic House majority takes office in January, they will be led by a team of seven Representatives. Only one member of that senior leadership team hails from a Midwest district: Congresswoman Cheri Bustos of northwest Illinois.

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.)

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

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.


WVIK Staff

Hoping to dispel any fears about possible cheating or miscounting, the Rock Island County Clerk held a demonstration this morning to show how voting machines are tested to insure accuracy. Earlier this week, someone posted an anonymous video showing a voter trying to select republican candidates, only to have the machine select democrats instead. 

State Senator Mike Frerichs says he'll create more jobs if elected Illinois treasurer next week. The democrat represents Illinois' 52nd District in the Champaign area. He stopped in Rock Island today to talk with local union leaders. Frerichs says if he wins, he will stop corruption in the treasurer's office and put more money into Illinois' economy. That's one part of Frerichs' four-point plan if he becomes treasurer.