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September 11, 2015
Darin LaHood wins Illinois Special Election
On September 10, 2015, IFRL-PAC and National Right to Life endorsed state Senator Darin LaHood (R) soundly won the special election to fill the remainder of the term of Rep. Aaron Schock (R), who resigned in March.
Senator LaHood, the Republican nominee, and Rob Mellon, the Democratic nominee, won the July 7, 2015, special primary election. Two Democrats and three Republicans originally vied for the seat.
Congressman-elect Darin LaHood defeated Rob Mellon (D), an Army veteran and high school teacher, with 68% of the vote.