Election 2012: How Many Chicago Heights Residents Voted for Jesse Jackson Jr.?
Precinct by precinct, see how many of your neighbors supported the congressman by sending him their vote.
Despite his absence from the district, Jesse Jackson Jr. won 15 out of 19 voting precincts that cover the City of Chicago Heights in Tuesday's election, according to data released Wednesday from the county clerk's office.
Jackson won many of the precincts by 200 or more votes, with Republican candidate Brian Woodworth coming in second in most cases.
The few exceptions were the polling locations at Greenbriar School, Highland School, Marian Catholic High School and St. Paul's Lutheran Church, where Woodworth beat out Jackson.
Lewis' best showing in Chicago Heights was at Bloom Township Hall, where he got more than 100 votes.
The following is a break down of voting by Bloom Township Chicago Heights precincts for all the general election candidates for the Second District Congressional seat.
Patch will continue looking at Cook County voting precinct numbers to shed light on other races and voter turnout in the coming days.
Total Chicago Heights Precinct Votes
- Jesse Jackson, Jr. (Democrat): 6,181
- Brian Woodworth (Republican): 2,699
- Marcus Lewis (Indendent): 1,268
|Precinct||Jesse Jackson Jr. (D)||Brian Woodworth (R)||Marcus Lewis (I)|
SOURCE: Cook County Clerk's Office
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