Rubio Re-Elected as Florida Senator, Duckworth Wins in Illinois
Election 2016: Marco Rubio defeats Patrick Murphy in US Senate Race
Illinois senator under fire over attack against his opponent
Senate race in Illinois could be close
The Illinois State Senate Election of 2016 determined, along with 19 senators not up for re-election, the membership of the 100th Illinois State Senate. The Democratic Party retained its majority, losing two seats - the 47th district in Western Illinois, and the 59th in the State's South - which were both won by Republicans.