The Week in Review: Unpacking Primary Election Results

Joel Weisman and his guests take a look at the top stories of the week: Mayor Rahm Emanuel promises to move quickly on the three finalists for Chicago Police Superintendent. Tuesday's primary saw record turnout with tight presidential races at the top of the ticket and contested races all the way down.

Hillary Clinton eeks out a win again Bernie Sanders by about 34,000 votes. Donald Trump also picks up the win and a majority of Illinois’ Republican delegates. Kim Foxx beats incumbent State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez in a Democratic primary landslide. Both U.S. Senate candidates Tammy Duckworth and Mark Kirk cruise to victory. Are Gov. Bruce Rauner and Rahm Emanuel losers in Tuesday’s election?

And the White Sox Adam LaRoche walks away from a $13 million paycheck when management asks him to limit his teenage son’s clubhouse visits.


Charles Thomas, ABC 7 News: @CThomasABC7
Amanda Vinicky, “Chicago Tonight” and Illinois Public Radio: @AmandaVinicky
Laura Washington, Chicago Sun-Times and ABC 7 News: @MediaDervish
Jim Litke, Associated Press: @JimLitke

The conversation continues online as Joel Weisman and his guests look at the likelihood of Tuesday’s winners delivering on their campaign promises.