Although he ran uncontested in the Illinois primary, U.S. Rep. Dan Lipinski thanked votes in the Third Congressional District for their support anyway.
The Western Springs Democrat faces Republican Sharron Brannigan, who won 60 percent of the GOP vote in the primary, next November.
want to thank the people of the Third District for their support in the
election. During this campaign I continued to do what I have always
done, meet with and listen to people all across my district at Metra
stations, senior citizen centers, grocery stores, churches, veterans
halls, and numerous community events. So many families are still
struggling to make ends meet and are frustrated at Washington's partisan
bickering. That is why my constituents have continued to respond
positively to the independent, commonsense leadership I provide at home
and in Washington. I will continue to work to bring people together to
put Americans back to work, defend the Middle Class, strengthen Social
Security and Medicare, improve our transportation system, fix our broken
healthcare system, honor our veterans, and put our fiscal house in