- Associated Press - Friday, October 24, 2014

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Democrats’ veto-proof supermajority in the Illinois House is on the line in the Nov. 4 election. Below are some of the contests that could decide if House Speaker Michael Madigan’s caucus maintains the 71 seats it needs in the 118-member chamber to maintain it.

____

115th House District, open seat

Where: Southern Illinois

Democrat Bill Kilquist

Republican Terri Bryant

____

71st House District:

Where: Quad Cities area

GOP challenger Jim Wozniak

Democratic Rep. Mike Smiddy

____

79th House District:

Where: Kankakee area

GOP challenger Glenn Nixon

Democratic Rep. Kate Cloonen

____

55th House District:

Where: Northwest suburbs

Democratic Rep. Marty Moylan

Republican Mel Thillens

____

112th House District:

Where: Metro East

GOP Rep. Dwight Kay

Democrat Cullen L. Cullen

____

96th House District:

Where: Central Illinois

Democratic Rep. Sue Scherer

Republican Mike Bell

____

59th House District:

Where: Northwest Suburbs

Democratic Rep. Carol Sente

Republican Leslie Munger

____

97th House District, open

Where: Plainfield area

Republican Mark Batinick

Democrat Moira Dunn

LOAD COMMENTS ()

 

Click to Read More

Click to Hide