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{{tnr}}The '''12th Congressional District''' of [[Illinois]] is a congressional district in [[Illinois]].  
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|District=Illinois' 12th Congressional District
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|Incumbent=[[William Enyart]] {{bluedot}}
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|Picture=IL 12th congressional district image.png
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|Population=713,289
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|Gender=48.9% Male, 51.1% Female
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|Race=79% White, 17.1% Black, 1.1% Asian
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|Ethnicity=3% Hispanic
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|Unemployment=9.7%
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|Median income=$42,181
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|High school=88.4%
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|College=20.9%
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The current representative of the 12th Congressional District is [[William Enyart]] (D).
 
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Previously, the district was located in western [[Illinois]].
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The current representative of the 12th congressional district is [[William Enyart]] (D).
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==Elections==
 
==Elections==
 
===2014===
 
===2014===
::''See also: [[Illinois' 12th congressional district elections, 2014]]''
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[[File:BattlegroundRace.jpg|left|100px|link=U.S. House battleground districts, 2014]]
 
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The 12th congressional district of Illinois will hold an election for the [[U.S. House elections, 2014|U.S. House of Representatives]] on November 4, 2014.
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Challenger [[Mike Bost]] (R) defeated incumbent [[William Enyart]] (D) and fellow challenger [[Paula Bradshaw]] (G) in the general election.
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===2012===
 
===2012===
::''See also: [[Illinois' 12th congressional district elections, 2012]]''
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::''See also: [[Illinois' 12th Congressional District elections, 2012]]''
  
The 12th congressional district of Illinois held an election for the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House of Representatives]] on November 6, 2012. [[William Enyart]] won the election in the district.<ref>[http://www.politico.com/2012-election/results/house/illinois/ ''Politico'' "2012 Election Map, Illinois"]</ref>
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The 12th Congressional District of Illinois held an election for the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House of Representatives]] on November 6, 2012. [[William Enyart]] won the election in the district.<ref>[http://www.politico.com/2012-election/results/house/illinois/ ''Politico'', "2012 Election Map, Illinois"]</ref>
 
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==Redistricting==
 
==Redistricting==
 
===2010-2011===
 
===2010-2011===
[[File:IL Congressional District 12 2000-2010.jpg|275px|thumb|This is the 12th congressional district of Illinois after the 2001 redistricting process.]]
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[[File:IL Congressional District 12 2000-2010.jpg|275px|thumb|This is the 12th Congressional District of Illinois after the 2001 redistricting process.]]
 
::''See also: [[Redistricting in Illinois]]''
 
::''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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In 2011, the [[Illinois State Legislature]] re-drew the congressional districts based on updated population information from the 2010 census.
  
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==See also==
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*[[Redistricting in Illinois]]
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*[[Illinois' 12th Congressional District elections, 2012]]
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
*[http://www.opencongress.org/states/IL/districts/12 Open Congress District 12]
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*[http://www.opencongress.org/states/IL/districts/12 OpenCongress District 12]
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==See also==
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*[[Redistricting in Illinois]]
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*[[Illinois' 12th congressional district elections, 2012]]
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==References==
 
==References==
 
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Latest revision as of 13:32, 20 November 2014

Illinois' 12th Congressional District
IL 12th congressional district image.png
Current incumbentWilliam Enyart Democratic Party
Population713,289
Gender48.9% Male, 51.1% Female
Race79% White, 17.1% Black, 1.1% Asian
Ethnicity3% Hispanic
Unemployment9.7%
Median household income$42,181
High school graduation rate88.4%
College graduation rate20.9%
Illinois' 12th Congressional District makes up the southern tip of the state. It includes the counties of Jefferson, Perry, Franklin, Williamson, Union, Alexander, Pulaski, Jackson, Randolph, Monroe, St. Claire and part of Madison County.[1]

The current representative of the 12th Congressional District is William Enyart (D).

Elections

2014

BattlegroundRace.jpg
See also: Illinois' 12th Congressional District elections, 2014

Illinois' 12th Congressional District was a battleground district in 2014 due to the fact that the district has nearly even numbers of registered Democratic and Republican voters. Both incumbent William Enyart (D) and Mike Bost (R) advanced through their primaries with no challenge. They will face off in the general election on November 4, 2014, along with Green Party candidate Paula Bradshaw.[2] Challenger Mike Bost (R) defeated incumbent William Enyart (D) and fellow challenger Paula Bradshaw (G) in the general election.

U.S. House, Illinois District 12 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Bill Enyart Incumbent 41.9% 87,860
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMike Bost 52.5% 110,038
     Green Paula Bradshaw 5.6% 11,840
Total Votes 209,738
Source: Illinois Secretary of State Official Results

General election candidates


March 18, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Green Party Green Party Primary


2012

See also: Illinois' 12th Congressional District elections, 2012

The 12th Congressional District of Illinois held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. William Enyart won the election in the district.[5]

U.S. House, Illinois District 12 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngWilliam Enyart 51.7% 157,000
     Republican Jason Plummer 42.7% 129,902
     Green Paula Bradshaw 5.6% 17,045
Total Votes 303,947
Source: Illinois Board of Elections "2012 General Election Official Vote Totals"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Jerry F. Costello won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Teri Newman (R) and Rodger Jennings (G) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Illinois District 12 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJerry F. Costello incumbent 59.8% 121,272
     Republican Teri Newman 36.5% 74,046
     Green Party Rodger Jennings 3.6% 7,387
Total Votes 202,705

2008
On November 4, 2008, Jerry F. Costello won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Timmy Jay Richardson, Jr. (R), Rodger W. Jennings (G) and Harold Wiegand (Write-in) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Illinois District 12 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJerry F. Costello incumbent 71.4% 212,891
     Republican Timmy Jay Richardson, Jr. 24.9% 74,382
     Green Party Rodger Jennings 3.7% 10,907
     Write-in Harold Wiegand 0% 1
Total Votes 298,181

2006
On November 7, 2006, Jerry F. Costello won re-election to the United States House. He ran unopposed in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Illinois District 12 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJerry F. Costello incumbent 100% 157,284
     N/A Write-in 0% 7
Total Votes 157,291

2004
On November 2, 2004, Jerry F. Costello won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Erin R. Zweigart (R), Walter B. Steele (L) in the general election.[9]

U.S. House, Illinois District 12 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJerry F. Costello incumbent 69.5% 198,962
     Republican Erin R. Zweigart 28.9% 82,677
     Libertarian Walter B. Steele 1.7% 4,794
     N/A Write-in 0% 2
Total Votes 286,435

2002
On November 5, 2002, Jerry F. Costello won re-election to the United States House. He defeated David Sadler (R) in the general election.[10]

U.S. House, Illinois District 12 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJerry F. Costello incumbent 69.2% 131,580
     Republican David Sadler 30.8% 58,440
Total Votes 190,020

2000
On November 7, 2000, Jerry F. Costello won re-election to the United States House. He ran unopposed in the general election.[11]

U.S. House, Illinois District 12 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJerry F. Costello incumbent 100% 183,208
     N/A Write-in 0% 49
Total Votes 183,257

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 12th 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.

See also

External links

References