State Rep. Al Riley won the Democratic primary in the 38th District Tuesday defeating challenger Toni Ashmore by more than 8,000 votes. Riley, a resident of Olympia Fields, earning 18,828 votes to Ashmore's 10,770 with all precincts counted. Ashmore serves as Finance Contract And Economic Development Specialist for the Village of Matteson.
Riley said he feels good about winning, " Winning is better than the alternative. What the victory today, and certainly the margin of victory basically is, is a mandate for the things that I've done in this area, and certainly . . .