Incumbent Democrats today easily defeated their challengers in the U.S. House and Illinois House districts that include Evanston.

With some precincts yet to report, Jan Schakowsky had an insurmountable lead over Republican Sargis Sangari in the 9th Congressional District race.

Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz handily defeated Republican Yesoe Yoon and Green Party candidate Christopher Kruger to retain her 17th District state house seat.

And Robyn Gabel defeated independent Sean Matlis to continue to represent the 18th District in the state house.

These charts show the latest available vote totals.

The Democratic Party of Evanston held a Zoom virtual election night party this evening. You can watch a replay here.

Bill Smith is the editor and publisher of Evanston Now.

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