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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.[1]

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