Illinois' 12th Congressional District

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The 12th Congressional District of Illinois is a congressional district in western Illinois.

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

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.[2]

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 Costello won re-election to the United States House of Representatives. He defeated Teri Newman (R) and Rodger Jennings (G) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House of Representatives, Illinois' 12th Congressional District, 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 Rodger Jennings 3.6% 7,387
Total Votes 202,705

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.


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