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Illinois' 9th Congressional District

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Illinois' 9th Congressional District
IL 9th congressional district image.png
Current incumbentJan Schakowsky Democratic Party
Population715,584
Gender49.2% Male, 50.8% Female
Race73% White, 9.1% Black, 12.5% Asian
Ethnicity10.8% Hispanic
Unemployment8.7%
Median household income$59,321
High school graduation rate90%
College graduation rate50.2%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
The 9th Congressional District of Illinois is a congressional district in the northeastern portion of the state.

Illinois' 9th Congressional District consists of all of Evanston, Skokie, Niles, Lincolnwood, Morton Grove, Park Ridge and Norridge. It is also made up of parts of Wilmette, Northfield, Glenview, Golf, Rosemont and Des Plaines, as well as much of the north side of City of Chicago.[1]

The current representative of the 9th Congressional District is Jan Schakowsky (D).

Elections

2014

See also: Illinois' 9th Congressional District elections, 2014

The 9th Congressional District of Illinois will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

2012

See also: Illinois' 9th Congressional District elections, 2012

The 9th Congressional District of Illinois held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Jan Schakowsky won re-election in the district.[2]

U.S. House, Illinois District 9 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJan Schakowsky Incumbent 66.3% 194,869
     Republican Timothy Wolfe 33.7% 98,924
Total Votes 293,793
Source: Illinois Board of Elections "2012 General Election Official Vote Totals"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Jan Schakowsky won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Joe Barry Pollak (R) and Simon Ribeiro (Green) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, Illinois District 9 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJanice D. Schakowsky incumbent 66.3% 117,553
     Republican Joe Barry Pollak 31.1% 55,182
     Green Simon Ribeiro 2.5% 4,472
Total Votes 177,207

2008
On November 4, 2008, Jan Schakowsky won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Michael Benjamin Younan (R), Morris Shanfield (G) and Susanne Atanus (Write-in) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Illinois District 9 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJanice D. Schakowsky incumbent 74.7% 181,948
     Republican Michael Benjamin Younan 22% 53,593
     Green Morris Shanfield 3.3% 8,140
     Write-in Susanne Atanus 0% 13
Total Votes 243,694

2006
On November 7, 2006, Jan Schakowsky won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Michael P. Shannon (R) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Illinois District 9 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJanice D. Schakowsky incumbent 74.6% 122,852
     Republican Michael P. Shannon 25.4% 41,858
     N/A Write-in 0% 3
Total Votes 164,713

2004
On November 2, 2004, Jan Schakowsky won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Kurt J. Eckhardt (R) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Illinois District 9 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJanice D. Schakowsky incumbent 75.7% 175,282
     Republican Kurt J. Eckhardt 24.3% 56,135
Total Votes 231,417

2002
On November 5, 2002, Jan Schakowsky won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Nicholas M. Duric (R) and Stephanie "Vs. the Machine" Sailor (L) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Illinois District 9 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJanice D. Schakowsky incumbent 70.3% 118,642
     Republican Nicolas M. Duric 26.8% 45,307
     Libertarian Stephanie Sailor 2.9% 4,887
Total Votes 168,836

2000
On November 7, 2000, Jan Schakowsky won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Dennis J. Driscoll (R) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Illinois District 9 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJanice D. Schakowsky incumbent 76.4% 147,002
     Republican Dennis J. Driscoll 23.6% 45,344
Total Votes 192,346

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 9th 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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