The Illinois Manufacturing Association’s poll predicted that David McSweeney would defeat appointed incumbent Kent Gaffney and in the McHenry County portion of the 52nd District he is.
Taken Thursday, the poll had McSweeney at 47%, Gaffney at 32% and Danielle Rowe at 21%.
The order was accurate, although the numbers seem to have tightened.
With 74% of the McHenry County part of the district counted, here’s where things stand:
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With 96% of the McHenry County votes in, the results remain similar:
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Results are complete in Lake County for the race and McSweeney leads there, too, as you can see below:
With 12 of 13 precincts reporting in the Cook County portion of the 52nd District, the pattern is the same as in McHenry and Lake Counties:
- Dave McSweeeney
- Kent Gaffney
- Danielle Rowe
And, in Kane County’s seven precincts, McSweeney duplicated his performance in the other three counties in the 52nd State Representative District: