Illinois elects Democrat Eric Sorensen to US House seat


              Democrat Eric Sorensen thanks supporters during an election night party on Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2022, at Pour Bros. Craft Taproom in Moline, Ill. On Thursday, Nov. 10, a battleground race between newbies aiming to fill retiring U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos' seat in Illinois' 17th Congressional District tipped in Democrat Sorensen's favor, representing a key win for the party as it tries to maintain control of Congress. (Gary Krambeck/Quad City Times via AP)
            
              Democrat Eric Sorensen, right, thanks supporters during an election night party on Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2022, at Pour Bros. Craft Taproom in Moline, Ill. On Thursday, Nov. 10, a battleground race between newbies aiming to fill retiring U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos' seat in Illinois' 17th Congressional District tipped in Sorensen's favor, representing a key win for the Democratic party as it tries to maintain control of Congress. (Gary Krambeck/Quad City Times via AP)
            
              Democrat Eric Sorensen, right, claps as he thanks supporters during an election night party on Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2022, at Pour Bros. Craft Taproom in Moline, Ill. On Thursday, Nov. 10, a battleground race between newbies aiming to fill retiring U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos' seat in Illinois' 17th Congressional District tipped in Democrat Sorensen's favor, representing a key win for the party as it tries to maintain control of Congress. (Gary Krambeck/Quad City Times via AP)
            
              This photo provided by the Eric Sorensen for Illinois campaign shows Sorensen talking with a group of people. on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, a battleground race between newbies aiming to fill retiring U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos' seat in Illinois' 17th Congressional District tipped in Democrat Sorensen's favor, representing a key win for the party as it tries to maintain control of Congress. (Eric Sorensen for Illinois campaign via AP)
            
              This photo provided by the Eric Sorensen for Illinois campaign shows Sorensen. on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, a battleground race between newbies aiming to fill retiring U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos' seat in Illinois' 17th Congressional District tipped in Democrat Sorensen's favor, representing a key win for the party as it tries to maintain control of Congress. (Eric Sorensen for Illinois campaign via AP)
Illinois elects Democrat Eric Sorensen to US House seat