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John Shimkus Defeats Eric Thorsland In Illinois House Race

Rep. John Shimkus (R-Ill.) defeated Democrat Eric Thorsland and was re-elected to Congress in Illinois' 15th congressional district on Tuesday.

Shimkus was first elected to Congress in 1996 and Thorsland is a senior research technician in the Physics department at the University of Illinois.

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