Kelly declared winner of 2nd District Democratic Primary
Robin Kelly has won the Democratic Primary in the race to replace Jesse Jackson Jr. in Illinois’s 2nd Congressional District.
As of 10 p.m., Kelly received 51 percent of the votes with 533 of 545 precincts reporting.
Halvorson called Kelly earlier Tuesday evening to concede and congratulate her.
The Republican Primary for the 2nd District seat was too close to call.