State Sen. Barbara Bollier says anti-transgender language adopted by the state Republican Party was "the last straw."
Eric Bauman was accused of harassing both men and women.
With a victory declared for Democrat Gil Cisneros, the county will have no Republicans in the U.S. House.
Among the critics is Dan Rather, who says maybe there needs to be a new word for chutzpah.
Whether it passes or not, Congress needs to stand up for us.
Kevin Morrison, a Democratic candidate for Cook County Board, says the ad depicts him as limp-wristed; Republicans counter that it shows him as a puppet.
Chris Pappas, who's gay, took more than 50 percent of the vote in a field of 11 candidates.