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Illinois' 1st Congressional District

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The 1st Congressional District of Illinois is a congressional district based in Cook County.

Illinois' 1st Congressional District is based in Cook County and includes much of the south side of Chicago, extending into the city's southwest suburbs until reaching the border of Will County. It covers 97.84 square miles, making it one of the 40 smallest districts in the U.S.

The district previously included much of the South Side of Chicago, extending into the city's southwest suburbs until reaching the border of Will County. It covered 97.84 square miles, which made it it one of the smallest districts in the U.S.


The current representative of the 1st congressional district is Bobby Rush (D).

Elections

2014

See also: Illinois' 1st congressional district elections, 2014

The 1st congressional district of Illinois will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

2012

See also: Illinois' 1st congressional district elections, 2012

The 1st congressional district of Illinois held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Bobby Rush won re-election in the district.[1]

U.S. House, Illinois District 1 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBobby Rush Incumbent 73.8% 236,854
     Republican Donald Peloquin 26.2% 83,989
Total Votes 320,843
Source: Illinois Board of Elections "2012 General Election Official Vote Totals"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Bobby L. Rush won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Raymond G. Wardingley (R) and Jeff Adams (Green) in the general election.[2]

U.S. House, Illinois District 1 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBobby L. Rush incumbent 80.4% 148,170
     Republican Raymond G. Wardingley 15.9% 29,253
     Green Jeff Adams 3.8% 6,963
Total Votes 184,386

2008
On November 4, 2008, Bobby L. Rush won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Antoine Members (R) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, Illinois District 1 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBobby L. Rush incumbent 85.9% 233,036
     Republican Antoine Members 14.1% 38,361
Total Votes 271,397

2006
On November 7, 2006, Bobby L. Rush won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Jason E. Tabour (R) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Illinois District 1 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBobby L. Rush incumbent 84.1% 146,623
     Republican Jason E. Tabour 15.9% 27,804
Total Votes 174,427

2004
On November 2, 2004, Bobby L. Rush won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Raymond G. Wardingley (R) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Illinois District 1 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBobby L. Rush incumbent 84.9% 212,109
     Republican Raymond G. Wardingley 15.1% 37,840
Total Votes 249,949

2002
On November 5, 2002, Bobby L. Rush won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Raymond G. Wardingley (R) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Illinois District 1 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBobby L. Rush incumbent 83.4% 149,068
     Republican Raymond G. Wardingley 16.6% 29,776
Total Votes 178,844

2000
On November 7, 2000, Bobby L. Rush won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Raymond G. Wardingley (R) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Illinois District 1 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBobby L. Rush incumbent 87.8% 172,271
     Republican Raymond G. Wardingley 12.2% 23,915
Total Votes 196,186

1998
On November 3, 1998, Bobby L. Rush won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Marlene White Ahimaz (R) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Illinois District 1 General Election, 1998
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBobby L. Rush incumbent 89.2% 151,890
     Republican Marlene White Ahimaz 10.8% 18,429
Total Votes 170,319

1996
On November 5, 1996, Bobby L. Rush won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Noel Naughton (R) in the general election.[9]

U.S. House, Illinois District 1 General Election, 1996
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBobby L. Rush incumbent 87.1% 174,005
     Republican Noel Naughton 12.9% 25,659
Total Votes 199,664

1994
On November 8, 1994, Bobby L. Rush won re-election to the United States House. He defeated William J. Kelly (R) in the general election.[10]

U.S. House, Illinois District 1 General Election, 1994
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBobby L. Rush incumbent 75.7% 112,474
     Republican William J. Kelly 24.3% 36,038
Total Votes 148,512

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 1st 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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