PEORIA, Ill. -- Dave Koehler has come out on top in the 46th Illinois legislative district.
Koehler released the following statement after declaring victory Tuesday evening:
“I want to first start by thanking the voters for their support in today’s election, it means the world to me to know that so many people in the 46th district support the work I am doing in the State Senate.
"I spend everyday thinking about what I can do to best serve of the people of my district and my state. That is why I have worked with Republicans, Democrats, and Independents to find solutions to our most complicated problems including: creating jobs, improving our states crumbling infrastructure, and standing up for Illinois families."
Koehler said he was also looking forward to the fall election and thanked his supporters.