Live Results: March 2012 Primary Elections

When the polls close at 7 p.m., refresh this page often for live results for the March 2012 Primary Elections.


Patch will have live updates of the March 2012 Primary elections on Tuesday, March 20. Familiarize yourself with the candidates and their profiles with our  Also, to see what's going on with the presidential hopefuls and key Chicago-area races.

All below information is from the Cook County Clerk's office or election commissions. Results are unofficial pending certification from the election authorities. Some percentages are rounded.

U.S. President (Vote for 1)

CANDIDATE VOTES PERCENTAGE Mitt Romney (Republican) 107,665 60 Ron Paul (Republican) 17,856 10 Rick Perry (Republican) 396 0.2 Newt Gingrich (Republican) 10,542 6 Charles ''Buddy'' Roemer (Republican) 585 0.3 Rick Santorum (Republican) 42,606 24

U.S. Congress--1st District (Vote for 1)

CANDIDATE VOTES PERCENTAGE Bobby L. Rush (Democratic) 62,901 84 Clifford M. Russell Jr. (Democratic) 2,361 3 Jordan Sims (Democratic) 1,937 3 Fred Smith (Democratic) 2,190 3 Raymond M. Lodato (Democratic) 3,166 4 Harold L. Bailey (Democratic) 2,550 3



VOTES PERCENTAGE Frederick Collins (Republican) 5,617 24 Donald E. Peloquin (Republican) 16,118 69 Jimmy Lee Tillman II (Republican) 1,480 6

U.S. Congress--3rd District (Vote for 1)


CANDIDATE VOTES PERCENTAGE Daniel William Lipinski (Democratic) 43,797 87 Farah Baqai (Democratic) 6,378 13


CANDIDATE VOTES PERCENTAGE Arthur J. Jones (Republican) 3,822 11 Richard L. Grabowski (Republican)


59 Jim Falvey (Republican) 10,343 30

State Senate--18th District (Vote for 1)

CANDIDATE VOTES PERCENTAGE Barbara Ruth Bellar (Republican) 9,730 74 Ricardo A. Fernandez (Republican) 3,393 26

State Representative--35th District (Vote for 1)

113 of 113 Precincts Reported

CANDIDATE VOTES PERCENTAGE Anthony R. Martin (Democratic) 3,992 32 Frances Ann Hurley (Democratic) 6,739 53 Andrew Byrne Hodorowicz (Democratic) 1,862 15

*Unopposed races are not included at this time.


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