Incumbent Danny Davis wins IL-07 Democratic primary

Incumbent Danny Davis won Illinois’ 7th Congressional District Democratic primary Tuesday night. With 75% of precincts reporting, Davis received 58.8% of the vote. Four candidates ran.

Davis was first elected in 1996. The Chicago Tribune, U.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.), U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), and Lt. Gov. Juliana Stratton (D) endorsed Davis.

Major race rating outlets rate the general election as Solid Democratic or Safe Democratic. All 435 House seats are up for election in November. Democrats currently hold a majority in the chamber with 232 seats to Republicans’ 197.