U.S. Senator Dick Durbin holds a lead over Republican challenger Jim Oberweis in the latest statewide poll.
The “We Ask America” automated phone survey of 11-hundred registered voters gives Durbin 52-percent of the vote, to 39-percent for Oberweis.
Durbin is seeking his fourth term in the U.S. Senate. Oberweis is a state senator and runs a successful dairy and ice cream chain.