Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton won their respective primaries for President in Illinois Tuesday. Trump won by a 39-30 percent margin over Ted Cruz, and Clinton defeated Sanders with a 50-49 percent margin.
In the Quad Cities area, Clinton won in Rock Island, Mercer and Henry Counties. Sanders won in Whiteside, Carroll and Knox. Trump won all of our area counties, except for Mercer, which went for Cruz.
Tammy Duckworth earned the right to challenge incumbent Republican Mark Kirk for his US Senate seat.