The outcome of the 59th House District race closely resembled the results of Patch’s poll, which asked readers whether they supported Sid Mathias (R-Buffalo Grove) or Carol Sente (D-Vernon Hills).
Seventy-eight votes were cast in the Patch poll, which ran from Nov. 2-7. Of those votes, 53 percent favored Sente.
In actuality, she won the election with 56 percent of the 38,707 total votes cast in Lake and Cook counties.
The results include all precincts, but do not include provisional votes or late-arriving mail-in votes.
Find election results from all races affecting Buffalo Grove here.