Unofficial suburban Cook County precinct results now online - March 15, 2016

Date: 
March 17, 2016
Press Release
Elections

Unofficial March 15, 2016 Presidential Primary Election - and precinct-level results for suburban Cook County can now be viewed online at cookcountyclerk.com or via this PDF.
  
Select "view" from the Online Results column. Please note the download feature allows you to get an Excel document with precinct and township data by contest. 

 

Unofficial results include all precinct totals, all early voting and about 22,500 mail ballots.

Additional mail ballots are eligible to be counted if they were postmarked by March 15 and received by March 30, according to state statute. There are also up to 2,372 provisional ballots, that if validated will be counted.

Here are a few highlights from Tuesday’s election:

  • Results were reported from 97 percent of precincts by 10:20 p.m. In the 2014 Gubernatorial Primary Election, results were reported from 96 percent of precincts by 10:05 p.m.
  • Based on unofficial results, suburban Cook County turnout was about 48 percent, a record-high for a presidential primary in suburban Cook County.
  • Election Day Registration, offered for the first time at every precinct, was very popular – over 20,000 voters took advantage of Election Day Registration.
  • Based on unofficial results, for the Democratic Presidential nomination, Hillary Clinton won 16 of 30 suburban Cook County townships and Bernie Sanders won 14. The two Democratic candidates were separated by three votes in Norwood Park Township, where Clinton had 1,822 (49.52%) and Sanders had 1,819 (49.44%) votes.
  • On the Republican side, Donald Trump won 25 suburban townships and John Kasich won five.
  • Clinton’s winning percentages were highest in New Trier (65%), Thornton (64.5%) and Rich (63.1%) townships. Sanders’ highest winning percentages came in Riverside (57%), Berwyn (56.6%) and Stickney (56.6%) townships.  
  • Trump’s highest win percentages came in: Stickney (61.9%); Norwood Park (57.4%), and Leyden (54.9%) townships. Kasich’s highest win percentages came in New Trier (49.3%), Evanston (45.3%) and River Forest (41%) townships.
  • In the Democratic Primary for Cook County State’s Attorney, Kim Foxx won 16 of 30 suburban townships. Anita Alvarez won 14 townships.
  • In the Democratic Primary for Circuit Court Clerk of Cook County, Dorothy Brown won 25 of 30 suburban townships, Jacob Meister won four townships, and Michelle Harris won one.
  • In the Democratic Primary for U.S. Senate, Tammy Duckworth won 28 townships. Andrea Zopp and Napoleon Harris each won one township.

All of the highlights are based on unofficial results. The Clerk's office has 21 days to certify the results. Results will be updated periodically as provisional and mail ballots are processed.

Suburban Cook County Presidential Primary Elections

Registration and Voter Turnout 1992 - 2016

 Year

Registered Voters

Ballots Cast

Percent Turnout

1992

1,185,460

476,517

40.2%

1996

1,216,588

309,772

25.5%

2000

1,219,409

282,041

23.1%

2004

1,295,632

406,115

31.3%

2008

1,350,580

585,449

43.3%

2012

1,394,649

329,537

23.6%

2016

1,443,261

690,851

47.9%

 

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