Illinois' 13th Congressional District

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Illinois' 13th congressional district
Current incumbentRodney Davis Republican Party
Population712,716
Gender49.2% Male, 50.8% Female
Race82.7% White, 11.3% Black, 3.5% Asian
Ethnicity3.1% Hispanic
Unemployment9%
Median household income$44,915
High school graduation rate89.8%
College graduation rate28%
The 13th Congressional District of Illinois is a congressional district covering the southwest suburbs of Chicago.

Illinois' 13th Congressional District makes up a stretch of the central portion of the state. It includes Calhoun, Greene, Jersey, Macoupin, Madison, Montgomery, Christian, Sangamon, Macon, Dewitt, Piatt and Champaign counties.[1]

The district previously included portions of Cook, DuPage, and Will counties.

The current representative of the 13th congressional district is Rodney Davis (Illinois) (R).

On April 5, 2012 Timothy V. Johnson announced his plan to retire after winning in the Republican primary.[2] He did not run for re-election in the general election.[2] Republican party chairmen from the 14 counties in the 13th congressional district selected Johnson's replacement, Rodney Davis to run against David Gill (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.

Elections

2014

See also: Illinois' 13th congressional district elections, 2014

The 13th congressional district of Illinois will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014. According to a Washington Post article in December 2012, incumbent Rodney Davis (R) is one of the 10 most vulnerable incumbents in 2014.[3]

2012

See also: Illinois' 13th congressional district elections, 2012

The 13th congressional district of Illinois held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Rodney Davis won the election in the district.[4]

On April 5, 2012 Timothy V. Johnson announced his plans to retire after winning in the Republican primary.[2] He will not run for re-election in the general election.[2] Republican party chairmen from the 14 counties in the 13th congressional district selected Johnson's replacement to run against David Gill (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.

U.S. House, Illinois District 13 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRodney Davis 46.5% 137,034
     Democratic David Gill 46.2% 136,032
     Independent John Hartman 7.2% 21,319
Total Votes 294,385
Source: Illinois Board of Elections "2012 General Election Official Vote Totals"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Judy Biggert won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Scott Harper (D) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Illinois District 13 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJudy Biggert incumbent 64% 149,857
     Democratic Scott Harper 36% 84,290
Total Votes 234,147

2008
On November 4, 2008, Judy Biggert won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Scott Harper (D), Steve Alesch (G) and Theodore Knapp (Write-in) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Illinois District 13 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJudy Biggert incumbent 53.6% 180,888
     Democratic Scott Harper 43.6% 147,430
     Green Party Steve Alesch 2.8% 9,402
     Write-in Theodore Knapp 0% 51
Total Votes 337,771

2006
On November 7, 2006, Judy Biggert won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Joseph Shannon (D) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Illinois District 13 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJudy Biggert incumbent 58.3% 119,720
     Democratic Joseph Shannon 41.7% 85,507
     N/A Write-in 0% 7
Total Votes 205,234

2004
On November 2, 2004, Judy Biggert won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Gloria Schor Andersen (D) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Illinois District 13 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJudy Biggert incumbent 65% 200,472
     Democratic Gloria Schor Andersen 35% 107,836
     N/A Write-in 0% 4
Total Votes 308,312

2002
On November 5, 2002, Judy Biggert won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Tom Mason (D) in the general election.[9]

U.S. House, Illinois District 13 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJudy Biggert incumbent 70.3% 139,546
     Democratic Tom Mason 29.7% 59,069
Total Votes 198,615

2000
On November 7, 2000, Judy Biggert won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Thomas Mason (D) in the general election.[10]

U.S. House, Illinois District 13 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJudy Biggert incumbent 66.2% 193,250
     Democratic Thomas Mason 33.8% 98,768
Total Votes 292,018

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 13th 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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