Nov. 7, 2018: Susan Mendoza, Democrat, was re-elected as the Illinois State Comptroller yesterday, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. Mendoza defeated Darlene Senger, Republican. Mendoza took the stage at Democratic governor candidate J. B. Pritzker’s election night party after her spokesman said that Senger called her to concede the race. Mendoza was facing a challenge from Senger and Libertarian Claire Ball.