Illinois' 18th Congressional District

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Illinois' 18th Congressional District
IL 18th congressional district image.png
Current incumbentAaron Schock Republican Party
Population707,238
Gender49.4% Male, 50.6% Female
Race91.4% White, 3.9% Black, 2.4% Asian, 0.2% Native American
Ethnicity2.3% Hispanic
Unemployment7%
Median household income$54,571
High school graduation rate92.9%
College graduation rate29.9%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
The 18th Congressional District of Illinois is a congressional district covering central and western Illinois.

Illinois' 18th Congressional District covers central and western Illinois, including Hancock, McDonough, Adams, Pike, Brown, Schuyler, Scott, Cass, Mason, Menard, Sangamon, Logan, Tazewell, McLean, Woodford, Marshall, Stark and Peoria counties.[1]

The current representative of the 18th Congressional District is Aaron Schock (R).

Elections

2014

See also: Illinois' 18th Congressional District elections, 2014

The 18th Congressional District of Illinois will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

2012

See also: Illinois' 18th Congressional District elections, 2012

The 18th Congressional District of Illinois held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Aaron Schock won re-election in the district.[2]

U.S. House, Illinois District 18 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngAaron Schock Incumbent 74.2% 244,467
     Democratic Steve Waterworth 25.8% 85,164
Total Votes 329,631
Source: Illinois Board of Elections "2012 General Election Official Vote Totals"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Aaron Schock won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Deirdre "D.K." Hirner (D) and Sheldon Schafer (Green) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, Illinois District 18 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngAaron Schock incumbent 69.1% 152,868
     Democratic Deirdre "D.K." Hirner 25.8% 57,046
     Green Sheldon Schafer 5.1% 11,256
Total Votes 221,170

2008
On November 4, 2008, Aaron Schock won election to the United States House. He defeated Colleen Callahan (D) and Sheldon Schafer (Green) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Illinois District 18 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngAaron Schock 58.9% 182,589
     Democratic Colleen Callahan 37.9% 117,642
     Green Sheldon Schafer 3.2% 9,857
Total Votes 310,088

2006
On November 7, 2006, Ray LaHood won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Steve Waterworth (D) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Illinois District 18 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRay LaHood incumbent 67.3% 150,194
     Democratic Steve Waterworth 32.7% 73,052
Total Votes 223,246

2004
On November 2, 2004, Ray LaHood won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Steve Waterworth (D) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Illinois District 18 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRay LaHood incumbent 70.2% 216,047
     Democratic Steve Waterworth 29.8% 91,548
Total Votes 307,595

2002
Ray LaHood (R) ran unopposed for re-election in 2002.

2000
On November 7, 2000, Ray LaHood won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Joyce Harant (D) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Illinois District 18 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRay LaHood incumbent 67.1% 173,706
     Democratic Joyce Harant 32.9% 85,317
Total Votes 259,023

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 18th 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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