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Illinois' 6th Congressional District

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Illinois' 6th Congressional District
IL 6th congressional district image.png
Current incumbentPeter Roskam Republican Party
Population712,712
Gender48.8% Male, 51.2% Female
Race85.1% White, 2.8% Black, 7.9% Asian
Ethnicity7.9% Hispanic
Unemployment7.7%
Median household income$85,655
High school graduation rate94.2%
College graduation rate49.7%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
The 6th Congressional District of Illinois is a congressional district located in the northeastern portion of the state.

Illinois' 6th Congressional District includes parts of DuPage, Kane, McHenry and Lake counties.[1]

The current representative of the 6th congressional district is Peter Roskam (R).

Elections

2014

See also: Illinois' 6th Congressional District elections, 2014

The 6th Congressional District of Illinois will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

2012

See also: Illinois' 6th Congressional District elections, 2012

The 6th Congressional District of Illinois held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Peter Roskam was re-elected in the district.[2]

U.S. House, Illinois District 6 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Leslie Coolidge 40.8% 132,991
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngPeter Roskam Incumbent 59.2% 193,138
Total Votes 326,129
Source: Illinois Board of Elections "2012 General Election Official Vote Totals"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Peter Roskam won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Benjamin S. Lowe (D) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, Illinois District 6 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngPeter Roskam incumbent 63.6% 114,456
     Democratic Benjamin S. Lowe 36.4% 65,379
Total Votes 179,835

2008
On November 4, 2008, Peter Roskam won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Jill Morgenthaler (D) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Illinois District 6 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngPeter Roskam incumbent 57.6% 147,906
     Democratic Jill Morgenthaler 42.4% 109,007
Total Votes 256,913

2006
On November 7, 2006, Peter Roskam won election to the United States House. He defeated Tammy Duckworth (D) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Illinois District 6 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngPeter Roskam 51.4% 91,382
     Democratic Tammy Duckworth 48.6% 86,572
     N/A Write-in 0% 3
Total Votes 177,957

2004
On November 2, 2004, Henry J. Hyde won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Christine Cegelis (D) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Illinois District 6 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngHenry J. Hyde incumbent 55.8% 139,627
     Democratic Christine Ceglis 44.2% 110,470
Total Votes 250,097

2002
On November 5, 2002, Henry J. Hyde won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Tom Berry (D) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Illinois District 6 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngHenry J. Hyde incumbent 65.1% 113,174
     Democratic Tom Berry 34.9% 60,698
Total Votes 173,872

2000
On November 7, 2000, Henry J. Hyde won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Brent Christensen (D) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Illinois District 6 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngHenry J. Hyde incumbent 58.9% 133,327
     Democratic Brent Christensen 41.1% 92,880
Total Votes 226,207

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 6th Congressional District of Illinois after the 2001 redistricting process.
See also: Redistricting in Illinois

In 2011, the Illinois State Legislature re-drew the congressional districts based on updated population information from the 2010 census.

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