Illinois Democratic candidates had a very successful Election Night after the November 6th Mid-term Election. The existence of a so-called Blue Wave may have been questionable on the national level (House yes; Senate no), but it was certainly on display in The Land of Lincoln.
JB Pritzker handily defeated incumbent Republican Governor Bruce Rauner to restore the Democrats to the Executive Mansion. His running mate, current State Representative Julianna Stratton, will become Lt. Governor in January.