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Revision as of 08:47, 31 December 2012

2012

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Illinois' 2nd Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
March 18, 2014

November 4 Election Winner:
Robin Kelly Democratic Party
Incumbent prior to election:
Robin Kelly Democratic Party
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Race Ratings
Cook Political Report: Solid D[1]

Sabato's Crystal Ball: Safe D[2]

Fairvote's Monopoly Politics: Safe D[3]

Illinois U.S. House Elections
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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 2nd congressional district of Illinois will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

Illinois is one of 21 states with a mixed primary system. Voters do not have to register with a party, but they do have to choose, publicly, which party's ballot they will vote on at the primary election.[4]

With Jesse Jackson Jr.'s resignation in November 2012, the congressional seat is vacant, at present. The seat will be fill by [[|Illinois' 2nd congressional district special election, 2013|special election]] on April 9, 2013.

Illinois' 2nd Congressional District is based in Cook, Will and Kankakee counties and includes the south suburbs of Chicago, extending into Will County. It also includes the city's far southeast side.

Candidates

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March 18, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

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District history

2012

The 2nd congressional district of Illinois held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Jesse Jackson Jr. won re-election in the district.[8]

U.S. House, Illinois District 2 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJesse Jackson Jr. Incumbent 63.3% 188,303
     Republican Brian Woodworth 23.2% 69,115
     Independent Marcus Lewis 13.5% 40,006
Total Votes 297,424
Source: Illinois Board of Elections "2012 General Election Official Vote Totals"

2010

On November 2, 2010, Jesse L. Jackson, Jr. won re-election to the United States House of Representatives. He defeated Isaac C. Hayes (R) and Anthony W. Williams (G) in the general election.[9]

U.S. House of Representatives, Illinois' 2nd Congressional District, General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJesse L. Jackson, Jr. Incumbent 80.5% 150,666
     Republican Isaac C. Hayes 13.8% 25,883
     Green Anthony W. Williams 5.6% 10,564
Total Votes 187,113

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