Illinois' 2nd Congressional District elections, 2012
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' 2nd congressional district is based in Cook and Will counties, and includes the south suburbs of Chicago, extending slightly into Will County, and also includes the city's far southeast side. It covers 184.64 square miles, making it one of the 70 smallest districts in the country and the seventh smallest in Illinois.
Heading into the election the incumbent is Jesse L. Jackson, Jr. (D), who was first elected in 1994.
- No candidates have declared an intent to run yet
Impact of redistricting
- See also: Redistricting in Illinois
- United States House of Representatives elections in Illinois, 2012
- United States House of Representatives elections, 2012