Oberweis leads in 14th GOP

Chronicle Media

Jim Oberweis

With 87 percent of the votes counted Tuesday night, state Sen. Jim Oberweis held more than a 3-percentage point lead over his nearest competitor in the Republic primary for the 14th Congressional District.

Oberweis had 36.7 percent of the vote to fellow state Sen. Sue Rezin’s 33.3 percent.

Business developer Catalina Lauf had 30 percent of the vote in the seven-person race.

The winner will face incumbent Lauren Underwood in the General Election.