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Gutierrez wins in 4th Congressional District Dem primary
With 59 percent of precincts reporting in his 4th district covering Chicago and several near west suburbs, Gutierrez had 75 percent of the vote over challengers Alexandra Eidenberg and Jorge Zavala.
There are 18 congressional districts in Illinois, 12 of which are now controlled by Democrats. Only half of those districts had contested primaries, with the hottest races involving Republicans.
In the 11th district southwest of Chicago, four Republicans are vying for the right to try to unseat Democratic Rep. Bill Foster of Naperville in the fall.