The 2016 Election results show that there was a 70% turnout of registered voters in Forest Park. In the presidential race, 5,044 voted for Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton. 903 voted for Republican Donald J. Trump. In the village’s 11 precincts, the margin ranged from 80 to 85% for Clinton and 10 to 15% for Trump.

In the race for the U.S. Senate, 4,311 voted for Democrat Tammy Duckworth and 990 voted for Republican Mark Kirk. In the precincts, the percentage ranged from 75 to 85% for Duckworth and 15 to 25% for Kirk. 

Here is a precinct-by-precinct breakdown of the presidential and senate races:

Precinct 8 

For president: 339 votes for Clinton, 66 votes for Trump, 6 votes for Gary Johnson, 5 votes for Jill Stein

For senator: 340 votes for Duckworth, 52 votes for Kirk

Precinct 61 

For president: 602 votes for Clinton, 75 votes for Trump, 24 votes for Johnson, 13 votes for Stein

For senator: 565 votes for Duckworth, 114 votes for Kirk

Precinct 62 

For president: 624 votes for Clinton, 86 votes for Trump, 23 votes for Johnson, 7 votes for Stein

For senator: 591 votes for Duckworth, 127 votes for Kirk

Precinct 65 

For president: 440 votes for Clinton, 51 votes for Trump, 12 votes for Johnson, 11 votes for Stein

For senator: 424 votes for Duckworth, 53 votes for Kirk

Precinct 66 

For president: 602 votes for Clinton, 132 votes for Trump, 29 votes for Johnson, 16 votes for Stein

For senator: 565 votes for Duckworth, 160 votes for Kirk

Precinct 67 

For president: 686 votes for Clinton, 118 votes for Trump, 34 votes for Johnson, 20 votes for Stein

For senator: 652 votes for Duckworth, 144 votes for Kirk

Precinct 68 

For president: 213 votes for Clinton, 51 votes for Trump, 13 votes for Johnson, 2 votes for Stein

For senator: 189 votes for Duckworth, 68 votes for Kirk

Precinct 73 

For president: 466 votes for Clinton, 106 votes for Trump, 13 votes for Johnson, 12 votes for Stein

For senator: 428 votes for Duckworth, 132 votes for Kirk

Precinct 74 

For president: 470 votes for Clinton, 109 votes for Trump, 22 votes for Johnson, 9 votes for Stein

For senator: 557 votes for Duckworth, 140 votes for Kirk

Precinct 76 

For president: 602 votes for Clinton, 109 votes for Trump, 20 votes for Johnson, 13 votes for Stein

For senator: 340 votes for Duckworth, 52 votes for Kirk

John Rice

John Rice is a columnist/private detective, who has seen his business and family thrive in Forest Park. He thoroughly enjoys life in the village and still gets a thrill smelling Red Hots, watching softball...