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==Impact of redistricting==
==Impact of redistricting==

Revision as of 18:19, 1 January 2012

The 17th congressional district of Illinois will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012.
This is the 17th congressional district prior to the 2010 redistricting.

Candidates wishing to run must file by the signature filing deadline of December 27, 2011. The primary elections will be held on March 20, 2012.

Illinois' 17th congressional district covers much of west central Illinois, including the cities of Sterling, Rock Island, Moline, Kewanee, Galesburg, Canton, Macomb, Quincy, Springfield and Decatur, and areas in Henry, Whiteside, Rock Island, Mercer, Knox, Warren, Henderson, Fulton, McDonough, Hancock, Adams, Pike, Calhoun, Greene, Jersey, Macoupin, Madison, Montgomery, Christian, Sangamon, Macon, Shelby, and Fayette counties.

Heading into the election the incumbent is Bobby Schilling (R), who was first elected in 2010.


Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Republican Party Republican Primary

Impact of redistricting

See also: Redistricting in Illinois

District history


On November 2, 2010, Bobby Schilling won election to the United States House of Representatives. He defeated Phil Hare (D) and Roger K. Davis (G) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House of Representatives, Illinois's 17th Congressional District, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRobert T. Schilling 69.1% 152,868
     Democratic Phil Hare 25.8% 57,046
     Green Roger K. Davis 5.1% 11,256
Total Votes 221,170

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