CNN projects Rep. Jackson wins Illinois House seat

WASHINGTON Tue Nov 6, 2012 10:03pm EST

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - CNN projected that Democratic Representative Jesse Jackson, Jr. won the race for Illinois' second congressional district in Tuesday's election.

Jackson is the subject of a criminal investigation over financial improprieties and has been treated for depression and bipolar disorder. He defeated Republican Brian Woodworth, a lawyer and professor at Olivet Nazarene University.

(Reporting By Mark Felsenthal)

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