By Amber Ruch| November 9, 2016 at 6:20 AM CST - Updated August 12 at 10:45 PM
(KFVS) - Terri Bryant was re-elected the Illinois State House on Tuesday, November 8.
The final, unofficial numbers were:
Terri Bryant - 25,452
Marsha Griffin - 20,183
Bryant issued the following statement:
"I want to sincerely thank the people of the 115th district for their faith and trust in me. This was a long and hard fought campaign, and I want to thank my husband Rick, my family, my volunteers, and the concerned tax payers of Southern Illinois for their support. Illinois faces many challenges and I look forward to rolling up my sleeves in my next term to tackle them."