Illinois' 4th congressional district
Previously included in the district was the Chicago community of Brighton Park, in addition to almost all of Hermosa, Lower West Side and Gage Park; parts of Albany Park, Irving Park, Avondale, Logan Square, West Town, Humboldt Park, Belmont Cragin, Austin, McKinley Park, South Lawndale, New City, West Elsdon and Archer Heights; portions of riverfront Bridgeport; the portion of North Center southwest of Clybourn Avenue; and the northwestern tip of Lincoln Park.
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, as a result of redistricting. 
The current representative of the 4th congressional district is Luis Gutierrez (D).
|U.S. House, Illinois, District 4 General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Luis Gutierrez Incumbent||83%||133,226|
|Source: Illinois Board of Elections "2012 General Election Official Vote Totals"|
- 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, as a result of redistricting.