Illinois' 2nd Congressional District special election, 2013

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The 2nd congressional district of Illinois will hold a special election for the U.S. House of Representatives in early 2013. The date has not yet been confirmed. The election will be held to fill the vacancy left by the resignation of Representative Jesse Jackson Jr. (D).[1]

This is the 2nd congressional district prior to the 2010 redistricting.


The following individuals have been mentioned as possible candidates for election.[2]

  • Sam Adam Jr., Chicago attorney
  • Jonathan Jackson, Jesse Jackson Jr.'s brother
Democratic Party Sandi Jackson, wife of Jesse Jackson Jr.[3]
  • Toni Preckwinkle, Cook County Board President
Democratic Party Napoleon Harris, state senator-elect
Independent Marcus Lewis, 2012 candidate

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