Illinois votes in House, Senate and county primary races
Voters head to the polls to nominate candidates for the Illinois House and Senate, county offices and a host of referendum questions. Topping the ballot on the Republican side are the presidential primary and the election of nominating delegates. On the Democratic side, home state President Barack Obama is unopposed, but many congressional primaries are featured. For a look at the GOP presidential primary race see our photogallery of the candidates as they make their way around the state.