GOP Rep. Rodney Davis wins reelection in Illinois

GOP Rep. Rodney Davis wins reelection in Illinois
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Rep. Rodney DavisRodney Lee DavisHouse Administration Committee to make election security a 'primary focus' GOP voices skepticism about viability of T infrastructure deal Members spar over sexual harassment training deadline MORE (R-Ill.) secured a fourth term in the House on Tuesday, defeating Democrat Betsy Dirksen Londrigan. 

Davis earned reelection in a mostly rural district that covers parts of central and western Illinois, and includes the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. 


The Republican cruised to reelection in 2016 and 2014. He was narrowly elected to the House in 2012 after the district was redrawn.

Londrigan easily won a Democratic primary in March to earn the right to challenge Davis in the general election. She is a former staffer for Sen. Dick DurbinRichard (Dick) Joseph DurbinLet's stop treating student borrowers like second-class citizens Trump's immigration push faces Capitol Hill buzzsaw Hillicon Valley: Trump takes flak for not joining anti-extremism pact | Phone carriers largely end sharing of location data | Huawei pushes back on ban | Florida lawmakers demand to learn counties hacked by Russians | Feds bust 0M cybercrime group MORE (D-Ill.), and co-founded Women Rising, an organization aimed at electing more women to office.