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Heading into the election the incumbent is [[William Enyart]] (D), who was first elected in 1992.
 
Heading into the election the incumbent is [[William Enyart]] (D), who was first elected in 1992.
  
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==Candidates==
 
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Incumbent [[William Enyart]] (D) is a member of the [[Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee#Frontline Program|Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee's Frontline Program]].  The program is designed to help protect vulnerable Democratic incumbents heading into the 2014 election.<ref name=frontline>[http://dccc.org/newsroom/entry/dccc_chairman_steve_israel_announces_2013-2014_frontline_members/ ''Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee,'' "DCCC Chairman Steve Israel Announces 2013-2014 Frontline Members," March 5, 2013]</ref>
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==District history==
 
==District history==
 
===2012===
 
===2012===
 
On November 6, 2012, [[William Enyart]] (D) won re-election to the [[United States House]].  He defeated [[Jason Plummer]] and [[Paula Bradshaw]] in the general election.
 
On November 6, 2012, [[William Enyart]] (D) won re-election to the [[United States House]].  He defeated [[Jason Plummer]] and [[Paula Bradshaw]] in the general election.
  
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===2010===
 
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On November 2, 2010, [[Jerry F. Costello]] won re-election to the [[United States House of Representatives]]. He defeated Teri Newman (R) and Rodger Jennings (G) in the general election.<ref>[http://clerk.house.gov/member_info/electionInfo/2010election.pdf ''U.S. Congress House Clerk'' "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010"]</ref>  
 
On November 2, 2010, [[Jerry F. Costello]] won re-election to the [[United States House of Representatives]]. He defeated Teri Newman (R) and Rodger Jennings (G) in the general election.<ref>[http://clerk.house.gov/member_info/electionInfo/2010election.pdf ''U.S. Congress House Clerk'' "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010"]</ref>  

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2012

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Illinois' 12th Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
March 18, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
William Enyart Democratic Party
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Race Ratings
Cook Political Report: Toss Up[1]

Sabato's Crystal Ball: Lean D[2]

Fairvote's Monopoly Politics: Toss Up[3]

Illinois U.S. House Elections
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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 12th 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 William Enyart (D), who was first elected in 1992.

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.[5]

Candidates

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March 18, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Green Party Green Party Primary

Race background

Incumbent William Enyart (D) is a member of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee's Frontline Program. The program is designed to help protect vulnerable Democratic incumbents heading into the 2014 election.[8]

District history

2012

On November 6, 2012, William Enyart (D) won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Jason Plummer and Paula Bradshaw in the general election.

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 of Representatives. He defeated Teri Newman (R) and Rodger Jennings (G) in the general election.[9]

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

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