President Barack Obama has been re-elected for a 2nd term in office while Adam Kinzinger and Tom Demmer were your big local winners in the General Election yesterday.
67% of registered voters went to the polls in Ogle County on Tuesday while 70% was recorded in Lee and DeKalb counties. The Ogle County figure was the highest since the Presidential General Election in 1992 which had 76 % of registered voters go to the polls.
President Obama won Illinois 57% to 41% over Republican challenger Mitt Romney. He won in DeKalb county but lost in Ogle and Lee Counties.
Adam Kinzinger won the 16th congressional race over Wanda Rohl 62% to 38%. He won in Ogle and Lee Counties but lost in DeKalb County.
Tom Demmer won in all 4 counties he represents 62% to 38% over Thomas Boken.
Tim Bivins also won in the State Senate race in District 45.
Ogle County Results
**Amendment to the Illinois Constitution 55% Yes 45% No
**Circuit Clerk: Kim Stahl
**State's Attorney: Ben Roe
**Coromer: Lou Finch
**County Board: District 1 Dick Petrizzo, Kim Kirkolis, and Zach Oltmanns
District 2 Patricia Nordman, Jerry Brooks, and Bill Welty
District 3 Ashley Simms, Greg Sparrow, and Bobbie Colbert
District 4: Bruce McKinney, Skip Kenney, and John O'Brien
District 5: Marty Typer, Don Griffin, and Dan Janes
District 6 Lee Meyers, Dorothy Bowers, and Kim Gouker
District 7 Rich Gronewold, John Finfrock, and Ron Colson
District 8 Lyle Hopkins, Pat Saunders, and Marcia Heuer
**City of Oregon tax rate issue 817 Yes 698 No
**Mt. Morris video gaming issue 692 Yes 470 No
**All of the electric aggregation proposals were approved in Leaf River and the townships.
Lee County Results
**Amendment to the Illinois Constitution 53% Yes 47% No
**Circuit Clerk: Denise McCaffrey
**State's Attorney: Anna Sacco-Miller 59% Henry Dixon 41%
**Coroner: Jesse Partington
**County Board: District 1 Marilyn Shippert, David Gusse, Ann Taylor, Vernon Gottel
Rick Ketchum, and Wesley Morrissey
District 2 Judy Truckenbrod, Gerald Leffelman, John Nicholson,
Richard Binder, Allyn Buhrow, and Kasey Considine
District 3 Gregory Witzleb, Thomas Kitson, Steven Kitsman, Arlan McClain,
Bernie Buckley, and Isaac Mercer
District 4 James Wentling, Dave Chandler, Bill Palen, Marvin Williams
Bob Gibler, and Tim Deem
**Electric Aggregation in West Brooklyn 43 Yes 16 No
**County retail tax issue 59% No 41% Yes
DeKalb County Results
**Circuit Clerk: Maureen Josh
**State's Attorney: Richard Schmack 51% Clay Campbell 49%
**Coroner: Dennis Miller
**23rd Judicial Circuit Judge race: Ronald Matekaitis 52% Bill Brady 48%