J.B. Pritzker was declared the winner of the Illinois governor’s race after incumbent Gov. Bruce Rauner conceded less than an hour after polls closed for the 2018 midterm elections.
Polls were open statewide from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday. Due to high voter turnout this election cycle, people were encouraged to vote early. There were more than 2,000 polling locations in Chicago alone.
Here are the highlights from Election Day 2018: