Deerfield 2012 Election Night Results
Deerfield will be home to its Congressman and state senator. Check out our in-depth coverage of the results from the 10th Congressional District, the 29th State Senate and the Illinois 58th House Races.
No member of Congress has ever called Deerfield home.
No state senator has hailed from Deerfield in more than 40 years.
Victories by Schneider and Morrison were two of the significant outcomes from a night of election returns from the reelection of President Barack Obama to Congressional campaigns, Illinois General Assembly contests and county races.
Here are some of the highlights:
Brad Schneider ousted incumbent Robert Dold by only 2,434 votes to become the US Congressman from the 10th district.
Democrat Julie Morrison has won the race against Republican Arie Friedman with nearly 53 percent of the votes.
The Democratic candidate won with about a 5,000 vote lead.
Republican Mike Nerheim narrowly defeated Democrat Chris Kennedy in the race for Lake County State's Attorney.
Thousands of Obama fans cheered and danced in McCormick Place on Tuesday night as news networks predicted the president would win.