With 71% Precincts Reporting, Jesse Jackson Jr. Trounces Isaac Hayes for Congress

Jesse Jackson, Jr.

Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr. has defeated challenger Isaac Hayes. (PHOTO SUPPLIED)

Park Forest, IL-(ENEWSPF)- With 71% of all precincts reporting, incumbent Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr., has won 81% of the votes in Illinois U.S. House District 2 to G.O.P. challenger Isaac Hayes’ 13% of the vote.

In a race where Hayes was extremely vocal in his campaign’s denunciations of Jackson and Jackson was uncharacteristically silent, Jackson overwhelmingly defeated Hayes.

It appears that the Republican Party has won control of the U.S. House of Representatives.