Illinois' 4th Congressional District

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Illinois' 4th Congressional District
IL 4th congressional district image.png
Current incumbentLuis Gutierrez Democratic Party
Population737,025
Gender50.4% Male, 49.6% Female
Race58% White, 3.9% Black, 2.3% Asian, 0.2% Native American
Ethnicity71.8% Hispanic
Unemployment14.2%
Median household income$39,744
High school graduation rate68.3%
College graduation rate17.3%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
The 4th Congressional District of Illinois is a congressional district located in the northeastern portion of the state.

Illinois' 4th Congressional District includes part of Cook County.

On March 30, 2012, the 4th District was included in a list released by the National Journal of the top ten most contorted congressional districts due to redistricting.[1]

The current representative of the 4th Congressional District is Luis Gutierrez (D).

Elections

2014

See also: Illinois' 4th Congressional District elections, 2014

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

2012

See also: Illinois' 4th Congressional District elections, 2012

The 4th Congressional District of Illinois held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Luis Gutierrez won re-election in the district.[2]

U.S. House, Illinois District 4 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngLuis Gutierrez Incumbent 83% 133,226
     Republican Hector Concepcion 17% 27,279
Total Votes 160,505
Source: Illinois Board of Elections "2012 General Election Official Vote Totals"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Luis V. Gutierrez won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Israel Vasquez (R) and Robert J. Burns (G) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, Illinois District 4 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngLuis V. Gutierrez incumbent 77.4% 63,273
     Republican Israel Vasquez 14.3% 11,711
     Green Robert J. Burns 8.3% 6,808
Total Votes 81,792

2008
On November 4, 2008, Luis V. Gutierrez won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Daniel Cunningham (R) and Omar N. Lopez (G) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Illinois District 4 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngLuis V. Gutierrez incumbent 80.6% 112,529
     Republican Daniel Cunningham 11.5% 16,024
     Green Omar N. Lopez 7.9% 11,053
Total Votes 139,606

2006
On November 7, 2006, Luis V. Gutierrez won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Ann Melichar (R) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Illinois District 4 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngLuis V. Gutierrez incumbent 85.8% 69,910
     Republican Ann Melichar 14.2% 11,532
Total Votes 81,442

2004
On November 2, 2004, Luis V. Gutierrez won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Tony Cisneros (R) and Jake Witmer (L) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Illinois District 4 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngLuis V. Gutierrez incumbent 83.6% 104,761
     Republican Tony Cisneros 12.4% 15,536
     Libertarian Jake Witmer 4% 5,077
Total Votes 125,374

2002
On November 5, 2002, Luis V. Gutierrez won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Anthony J. "Tony" Lopez-Cisneros (R) and Maggie Kohls (L) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Illinois District 4 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngLuis V. Gutierrez incumbent 79.7% 67,339
     Republican Anthony J. "Tony" Lopez-Cisneros 15.1% 12,778
     Libertarian Maggie Kohls 5.2% 4,396
Total Votes 84,513

2000
On November 7, 2000, Luis V. Gutierrez won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Stephanie Sailor (L) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Illinois District 4 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngLuis V. Gutierrez incumbent 88.6% 89,487
     Libertarian Stephanie Sailor 11.4% 11,476
Total Votes 100,963

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 4th 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.

On March 30, 2012, the 4th District was included in a list released by the National Journal of the top ten most contorted congressional districts due to redistricting.[1]

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