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20 electoral votes
N 97% IN
Image: Hillary Clinton
Hillary Clinton
55%
2,977,498
Image: Donald Trump
Donald Trump
39%
2,118,179
Gary Johnson 4% Jill Stein 1%
Projected Winner
President
Senate
House
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Hillary Clinton
Donald Trump
Third-party
Not decided
Tie

Senate

N 96% IN
Image: Tammy Duckworth
Tammy Duckworth
54%
2,908,363
Image: Mark Kirk
INCUMBENT
Mark Kirk
40%
2,150,099
Projected Winner

House Results

District 1 / 96.2% IN

Bobby Rush INCUMBENT
73%
August Deuser
27%
Winner

District 2 / 98.7% IN

Robin Kelly INCUMBENT
80%
John Morrow
20%
Winner

District 3 / 0% IN

Dan Lipinski INCUMBENT
0%
Winner

District 4 / 0% IN

Luis Gutierrez INCUMBENT
0%
Winner

District 5 / 97.6% IN

Mike Quigley INCUMBENT
68%
Vince Kolber
28%
Winner

District 6 / 100% IN

Peter Roskam INCUMBENT
60%
Amanda Howland
41%
Winner

District 7 / 95.1% IN

Danny Davis INCUMBENT
84%
Jeffrey Leef
16%
Winner

District 8 / 100% IN

Raja Krishnamoorthi
58%
Pete DiCianni
42%
Winner

District 9 / 97.3% IN

Jan Schakowsky INCUMBENT
66%
Joan McCarthy Lasonde
34%
Winner

District 10 / 100% IN

Brad Schneider
53%
Robert Dold INCUMBENT
48%
Winner

District 11 / 100% IN

Bill Foster INCUMBENT
60%
Tonia Khouri
40%
Winner

District 12 / 100% IN

Mike Bost INCUMBENT
54%
C.J. Baricevic
40%
Winner

District 13 / 100% IN

Rodney Davis INCUMBENT
60%
Mark Wicklund
40%
Winner

District 14 / 100% IN

Randy Hultgren INCUMBENT
60%
Jim Walz
40%
Winner

District 15 / 0% IN

John Shimkus INCUMBENT
0%
Winner

District 16 / 0% IN

Adam Kinzinger INCUMBENT
0%
Winner

District 17 / 100% IN

Cheri Bustos INCUMBENT
60%
Patrick Harlan
40%
Winner

District 18 / 100% IN

Darin LaHood INCUMBENT
72%
Junius Rodriguez
28%
Winner

Exit polls:

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A profile of key demographics in the 2016 vote.

Exit polls:

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VOTER CHARACTERISTICS/ATTITUDES Leader
Clinton
Trump
Johnson
Stein
Gender Male 50 % of voters Clinton +7 504352
Female 50% Clinton +24 603631
Age 18-29 20 % of voters Clinton +39 672841
30-44 27% Clinton +26 593363
45-64 41% Clinton +10 534331
65 or over 12% Trump +26 356132
Age 18-44 47 % of voters Clinton +31 623152
45+ 53% Clinton +2 494731
Race White 68 % of voters Trump +11 415252
Black 16% Clinton +75 871210
Hispanic/Latino 11% Not enough data ----
Asian 3% Not enough data ----
Other 2% Not enough data ----
Gender by race White men 35 % of voters Trump +17 375463
White women 33% Trump +4 465041
Black men 8% Not enough data ----
Black women 8% Not enough data ----
Latino men 4% Not enough data ----
Latino women 7% Not enough data ----
All other races 5% Not enough data ----
Which best describes your education? High school or less 18 % of voters Clinton +20 593910
Some college/assoc. degree 33% Clinton +7 504361
College graduate 31% Clinton +19 573832
Postgraduate study 18% Clinton +28 613333
College education College graduate 49 % of voters Clinton +22 583632
No college degree 51% Clinton +11 534241
Education by race White college graduates 35 % of voters Clinton +7 504333
White no college degree 33% Trump +27 336061
Non White college graduates 13% Clinton +63 801721
Non White no college degree 19% Clinton +76 871111
2015 total family income: Under $30,000 15 % of voters Not enough data ----
$30,000 - $49,999 19% Not enough data ----
$50,000 - $99,999 36% Clinton +25 613630
$100,000 - $199,999 22% Not enough data ----
$200,000 - $249,999 3% Not enough data ----
$250,000 or more 5% Not enough data ----
No matter how you voted today, do you usually think of yourself as a: Democrat 45 % of voters Clinton +88 93510
Republican 30% Trump +80 88831
Independent or something else 25% Clinton +1 444394
Party by gender Democratic men 19 % of voters Clinton +91 94330
Democratic women 26% Clinton +86 937-0
Republican men 15% Trump +79 88732
Republican women 15% Trump +79 98820
Independent men 15% Trump +13 375085
Independent women 10% Not enough data ----
On most political matters, do you consider yourself: Liberal 27 % of voters Clinton +79 87832
Moderate 45% Clinton +32 633152
Conservative 28% Trump +69 148321
Are you currently married? Yes 57 % of voters Clinton +15 554041
No 43% Clinton +38 672931
Gender by marital status Married men 26 % of voters Not enough data ----
Married women 31% Clinton +25 62371-
Non-married men 22% Not enough data ----
Non-married women 21% Not enough data ----
White evangelical or white born-again Christians White evangelical or white born-again Christian 26 % of voters Not enough data ----
All others 74% Clinton +51 732241
Religion Protestant or other Christian 46 % of voters Trump +4 454951
Catholic 28% Not enough data ----
Jewish 1% Not enough data ----
Something else 8% Not enough data ----
None 17% Not enough data ----
How often do you attend religious services? Once a week or more 27 % of voters Not enough data ----
A few times a month 18% Not enough data ----
A few times a year 36% Not enough data ----
Never 19% Not enough data ----
Does anyone in your household belong to a labor union? Yes 38 % of voters Not enough data ----
No 62% Clinton +5 514621
Have you ever served in the U.S. military? Yes 16 % of voters Not enough data ----
No 84% Clinton +19 573841
Were you born a U.S. citizen? Yes 95 % of voters Clinton +7 514441
No 5% Not enough data ----
Is this the first time you have ever voted? Yes 14 % of voters Not enough data ----
No 86% Clinton +5 504522
When did you finally decide for whom to vote in the presidential election? In the last few days 16 % of voters Not enough data ----
In the last week 6% Not enough data ----
In October 8% Not enough data ----
In September 12% Not enough data ----
Before that 57% Clinton +29 63343-
When did you finally decide for whom to vote in the presidential election? In the last week 22 % of voters Not enough data ----
Before that 77% Clinton +38 68302-
When did you finally decide for whom to vote in the presidential election? In the last month 30 % of voters Not enough data ----
Before that 69% Clinton +34 66323-
Which best describes your vote for president today? I strongly favor my candidate 33 % of voters Not enough data ----
I like my candidate but with reservations 39% Not enough data ----
I dislike the other candidates 28% Not enough data ----
Which ONE of these four issues is the most important facing the country? Foreign policy 12 % of voters Not enough data ----
Immigration 17% Not enough data ----
The economy 56% Clinton +23 593642
Terrorism 12% Not enough data ----
Which ONE of these four candidate qualities mattered most in deciding how you voted for president? Cares about people like me 16 % of voters Not enough data ----
Can bring needed change 41% Trump +51 237421
Has the right experience 26% Not enough data ----
Has good judgment 15% Not enough data ----
Should most illegal immigrants working in the United States be: Offered a chance to apply for legal status 74 % of voters Clinton +28 593154
Deported to the country they came from 25% Not enough data ----
How do you feel about building a wall along the entire U.S. border with Mexico? Support 34 % of voters Not enough data ----
Oppose 63% Clinton +52 722062
Overall, would you say trade with other countries: Creates more U.S. jobs 42 % of voters Not enough data ----
Takes away U.S. jobs 42% Not enough data ----
Has no effect on U.S. jobs 9% Not enough data ----
In the fight against ISIS, is the U.S. doing: Very well 10 % of voters Not enough data ----
Somewhat well 39% Not enough data ----
Somewhat badly 25% Not enough data ----
Very badly 24% Not enough data ----
In deciding your vote for president, were appointments to the Supreme Court: The most important factor 30 % of voters Not enough data ----
An important factor 43% Not enough data ----
A minor factor 14% Not enough data ----
Not a factor at all 10% Not enough data ----
Do you think the country's criminal justice system: Treats all people fairly 37 % of voters Not enough data ----
Treats blacks unfairly 56% Not enough data ----
Do you think the 2010 federal health care law, also known as Obamacare: Did not go far enough 31 % of voters Not enough data ----
Was about right 21% Not enough data ----
Went too far 44% Not enough data ----
Which best describes your feelings about the way the federal government is working? Enthusiastic 6 % of voters Not enough data ----
Satisfied, but not enthusiastic 24% Not enough data ----
Dissatisfied, but not angry 45% Not enough data ----
Angry 24% Not enough data ----
Which best describes your feelings about the way the federal government is working? Enthusiastic or satisfied 30 % of voters Not enough data ----
Dissatisfied or angry 69% Trump +12 425423
Which is closer to your view: Government should do more to solve problems 55 % of voters Not enough data ----
Government is doing too many things better left to businesses and individuals 41% Not enough data ----
Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling his job as president? Strongly approve 43 % of voters Not enough data ----
Somewhat approve 18% Not enough data ----
Somewhat disapprove 9% Not enough data ----
Strongly disapprove 27% Not enough data ----
Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling his job as president? Approve 61 % of voters Clinton +88 92431
Disapprove 36% Not enough data ----
Should the next president: Continue Barack Obama's policies 32 % of voters Not enough data ----
Change to more conservative policies 48% Not enough data ----
Change to more liberal policies 18% Not enough data ----
Is your opinion of Hillary Clinton: Favorable 54 % of voters Not enough data ----
Unfavorable 45% Not enough data ----
Is your opinion of Donald Trump: Favorable 25 % of voters Not enough data ----
Unfavorable 74% Clinton +66 801451
Do you have a favorable opinion of ... Both 1 % of voters Not enough data ----
Only Clinton 53% Not enough data ----
Only Trump 24% Not enough data ----
Neither 21% Not enough data ----
Do you think Hillary Clinton is honest and trustworthy? Yes 36 % of voters Not enough data ----
No 62% Trump +43 256833
Do you think Donald Trump is honest and trustworthy? Yes 27 % of voters Not enough data ----
No 73% Clinton +45 702533
Do you think the presidential candidates are honest and trustworthy? Both 1 % of voters Not enough data ----
Only Clinton 35% Not enough data ----
Only Trump 25% Not enough data ----
Neither 37% Not enough data ----
Do you think Hillary Clinton is qualified to serve as president? Yes 52 % of voters Not enough data ----
No 47% Not enough data ----
Do you think Donald Trump is qualified to serve as president? Yes 32 % of voters Not enough data ----
No 68% Clinton +56 731764
Do you think the presidential candidates are qualified to serve as president? Both 6 % of voters Not enough data ----
Only Clinton 46% Not enough data ----
Only Trump 26% Not enough data ----
Neither 21% Not enough data ----
Do you think Hillary Clinton has the temperament to serve effectively as president? Yes 64 % of voters Clinton +67 821522
No 36% Not enough data ----
Do you think Donald Trump has the temperament to serve effectively as president? Yes 24 % of voters Not enough data ----
No 74% Clinton +42 682633
Do you think the presidential candidates have the temperament to serve effectively as president? Both 5 % of voters Not enough data ----
Only Clinton 60% Clinton +78 87922
Only Trump 20% Not enough data ----
Neither 16% Not enough data ----
If Hillary Clinton is elected president, would you feel: Excited 16 % of voters Not enough data ----
Optimistic 38% Not enough data ----
Concerned 19% Not enough data ----
Scared 25% Not enough data ----
If Hillary Clinton is elected president, would you feel: Excited or optimistic 55 % of voters Not enough data ----
Concerned or scared 44% Not enough data ----
If Donald Trump is elected president, would you feel: Excited 15 % of voters Not enough data ----
Optimistic 17% Not enough data ----
Concerned 20% Not enough data ----
Scared 47% Not enough data ----
Does Hillary Clinton's use of private email while secretary of state bother you: A lot 40 % of voters Not enough data ----
Some 18% Not enough data ----
Not much 18% Not enough data ----
Not at all 22% Not enough data ----
Does Donald Trump's treatment of women bother you: A lot 62 % of voters Clinton +79 891011
Some 16% Not enough data ----
Not much 11% Not enough data ----
Not at all 9% Not enough data ----
Who would better handle the economy? Hillary Clinton 52 % of voters Clinton +89 94-51
Donald Trump 44% Not enough data ----
Who would better handle foreign policy? Hillary Clinton 60 % of voters Clinton +78 86851
Donald Trump 35% Not enough data ----
Regardless of how you voted today, who would be a better commander in chief? Hillary Clinton 60 % of voters Clinton +86 91351
Donald Trump 40% Not enough data ----
Is your opinion of the Democratic Party: Favorable 54 % of voters Not enough data ----
Unfavorable 45% Not enough data ----
Is your opinion of the Republican Party: Favorable 36 % of voters Not enough data ----
Unfavorable 64% Clinton +57 751852
Do you think the condition of the nation's economy is: Excellent 4 % of voters Not enough data ----
Good 31% Not enough data ----
Not so good 44% Not enough data ----
Poor 21% Not enough data ----
Compared to four years ago, is your family's financial situation: Better today 38 % of voters Not enough data ----
Worse today 28% Not enough data ----
About the same 33% Not enough data ----
Do you think things in this country today are: Generally going in the right direction 40 % of voters Not enough data ----
Seriously off on the wrong track 57% Trump +17 39565-
Do you expect life for the next generation of Americans to be: Better than life today 38 % of voters Not enough data ----
Worse than life today 29% Not enough data ----
About the same 29% Not enough data ----
How confident are you that votes in your state will be counted accurately? Very confident 50 % of voters Not enough data ----
Somewhat confident 33% Not enough data ----
Not very confident 8% Not enough data ----
Not at all confident 7% Not enough data ----
Are you gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender? Yes 8 % of voters Not enough data ----
No 92% Clinton +25 603541
In your vote for president, how would you rate the importance of the presidential debates? The most important factor 31 % of voters Not enough data ----
An important factor 36% Not enough data ----
A minor factor 16% Not enough data ----
Not a factor at all 11% Not enough data ----
In your vote for president, how would you rate the importance of the presidential debates? Factor 83 % of voters Clinton +30 633341
Not a factor 11% Not enough data ----
In today's election for U.S. Senate, did you just vote for: Tammy Duckworth 55 % of voters Clinton +83 89641
Mark Kirk 40% Trump +69 138242
Population City over 50,000 26 % of voters Clinton +65 801532
Suburbs 48% Clinton +11 534232
Small city and Rural 26% Trump +25 345961
Region Chicago 20 % of voters Clinton +70 821233
Cook Suburbs 20% Clinton +25 593452
Collar Counties 27% Clinton +25 613621
North 14% Clinton +9 524350
Central & South 19% Trump +58 187661

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