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Illinois' 18th Congressional District elections, 2014

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Illinois' 18th Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
March 18, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Aaron Schock Republican Party
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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 18th congressional district of Illinois will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

Illinois has a mixed-hybrid primary system. Voters can change parties each year but must declare a party affiliation at the polls. Depending on which party is chosen, the voter will then be counted as registered for that party. Voters may change party affiliation at polls or caucus.

Heading into the election the incumbent is Aaron Schock (R), who was first elected in 2008.

Illinois' 18th Congressional District covers central and western Illinois, including Hancock, McDonough, Adams, Pike, Brown, Schuyler, Scott, Cass, Mason, Menard, Sangamon, Logan, Tazewell, McLean, Woodford, Marshall, Stark and Peoria counties.[1]

Candidates

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March 18, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

District history

2012

The 18th congressional district of Illinois held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Aaron Schock won re-election in the district.[4]

U.S. House, Illinois District 18 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Steve Waterworth 25.8% 85,164
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngAaron Schock Incumbent 74.2% 244,467
Total Votes 329,631
Source: Illinois Board of Elections "2012 General Election Official Vote Totals"

2010

On November 2, 2010, Aaron Schock won re-election to the United States House of Representatives. He defeated Deirdre "D.K." Hirner (D) and Sheldon Schafer (G) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House of Representatives, Illinois' 18th Congressional District, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngAaron Schock Incumbent 69.1% 152,868
     Democratic Deirdre "D.K." Hirner 25.8% 57,046
     Green Sheldon Schafer 5.1% 11,256
Total Votes 221,170

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