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Diane Harris

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Diane Harris
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Illinois, District 3
Elections and appointments
Next primaryMarch 18, 2014
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sUniversity of Phoenix
Associate'sJoliet Junior College
Campaign website
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Diane Harris was a Republican candidate for the United States House of Representatives in the 2014 elections for 3rd Congressional District of Illinois.[1] She was defeated by Sharon Brannigan in the Republican primary on March 18, 2014.[2]

She was a 2012 Republican candidate who sought election to the U.S. House representing the 11th Congressional District of Illinois. She was removed from the ballot by the State Board of Elections on February 2, 2012, but continued to run as a write-in candidate.[3][4]



  • Associates in Liberal Arts, Joliet Junior College
  • Bachelor's of Science in Management, University of Phoenix



See also: United States House of Representatives elections in Iowa, 2014

Harris ran for election to the U.S. House, representing the 3rd Congressional District of Illinois.[1] She was defeated by Sharon Brannigan in the Republican primary on March 18, 2014.[2]

U.S. House, Illinois District 3 Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngSharon Brannigan 62.6% 18,209
Diane Harris 37.4% 10,861
Total Votes 29,070
Source: Results via Associated Press Vote totals above are unofficial and will be updated once official totals are made available.


See also: Illinois' 11th Congressional District elections, 2012

Harris ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Illinois' 11th District. Harris sought the nomination on the Republican ticket,[6] but was removed from the ballot on February 2, 2012. However, she then ran as a write-in candidate. She was defeated by Bill Foster (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[7]

U.S. House, Illinois District 11 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBill Foster 58.6% 148,928
     Republican Judy Biggert 41.4% 105,348
Total Votes 254,276
Source: Illinois Board of Elections "2012 General Election Official Vote Totals"


Harris has three children - Ivan, Alexandria and David.[5]

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