Illinois' 11th Congressional District elections, 2014

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Illinois' 11th Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
March 18, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Bill Foster Democratic Party
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Race Ratings
Cook Political Report: Likely D[1]

Sabato's Crystal Ball: Likely D[2]

Fairvote's Monopoly Politics: Safe D[3]

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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 11th congressional district of Illinois will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

Illinois is one of 21 states with a mixed primary system. Voters do not have to register with a party, but they do have to choose, publicly, which party's ballot they will vote on at the primary election.[4]

Heading into the election the incumbent is Bill Foster (D), who was first elected in 1992.

Illinois' 11th Congressional District includes the towns of Joliet, Bloomington, Normal, Kankakee, LaSalle, Ottawa and Streator. It also includes all or parts of Will, Kankakee, Grundy, LaSalle, Bureau, Woodford and McLean counties.[5]

Candidates

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March 18, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Withdrew from race

District history

2012

On November 6, 2012, Bill Foster (D) won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Judy Biggert and Diane Harris in the general election.

U.S. House, Illinois District 11 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBill Foster 58.6% 148,928
     Republican Judy Biggert Incumbent 41.4% 105,348
Total Votes 254,276
Source: Illinois Board of Elections "2012 General Election Official Vote Totals"

2010

On November 2, 2010, Adam Kinzinger won election to the United States House of Representatives. He defeated Deborah L. Halvorson (D) in the general election.[10]

U.S. House of Representatives, Illinois' 11th Congressional District, General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngAdam Kinzinger 57.3% 129,108
     Democratic Deborah L. Halvorson Incumbent 42.7% 96,019
Total Votes 225,127

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