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Illinois' 3rd Congressional District

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Illinois' 3rd congressional district
Current incumbentDaniel Lipinski Democratic Party
Population713,092
Gender49.6% Male, 50.4% Female
Race78.8% White, 3.8% Black, 3.3% Asian, 0.3% Native American
Ethnicity29.4% Hispanic
Unemployment13.3%
Median household income$56,579
High school graduation rate83.6%
College graduation rate24.9%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
The 3rd Congressional District of Illinois is a congressional district located in the northern portion of the state.

Illinois' 3rd Congressional District includes west and southwest suburbs of Chicago as far as the DuPage County border, as well as a portion of the southwest side of the city of Chicago itself. The district covers 124.5 square miles, making it one of the 50 smallest districts in the U.S.

Previously the district included west and southwest suburbs of Chicago as far as the DuPage County border, as well as a portion of the southwest side of the city of Chicago itself. The district covered 124.5 square miles, making it one of the smallest districts in the U.S.

The current representative of the 3rd congressional district is Daniel Lipinski (D).

Elections

2014

See also: Illinois' 3rd congressional district elections, 2014

The 3rd congressional district of Illinois will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

2012

See also: Illinois' 3rd congressional district elections, 2012

The 3rd congressional district of Illinois held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Daniel Lipinski won re-election in the district.[1]

U.S. House, Illinois District 3 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDaniel Lipinski Incumbent 68.5% 168,738
     Republican Richard Grabowski 31.5% 77,653
Total Votes 246,391
Source: Illinois Board of Elections "2012 General Election Official Vote Totals"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Daniel Lipinski won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Michael A. Bendas (R) and Laurel Lambert Schmidt (G) in the general election.[2]

U.S. House, Illinois District 3 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDaniel Lipinski incumbent 69.7% 116,120
     Republican Michael A. Bendas 24.3% 40,479
     Green Laurel Lambert Schmidt 6% 10,028
Total Votes 166,627

2008
On November 4, 2008, Daniel Lipinski won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Michael Hawkins (R) and Jerome Pohlen (G) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, Illinois District 3 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDaniel Lipinski incumbent 73.3% 172,581
     Republican Michael Hawkins 21.4% 50,336
     Green Jerome Pohlen 5.4% 12,607
Total Votes 235,524

2006
On November 7, 2006, Daniel Lipinski won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Raymond G. Wardingley (R) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Illinois District 3 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDaniel Lipinski incumbent 77.1% 127,768
     Republican Raymond G. Wardingley 22.9% 37,954
Total Votes 165,722

2004
On November 2, 2004, Daniel Lipinski won election to the United States House. He defeated Ryan Chlada (R) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Illinois District 3 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDaniel Lipinski 72.6% 167,034
     Republican Ryan Chlada 25.2% 57,845
     N/A Write-in 2.2% 5,077
Total Votes 229,956

2002
William O. Lipinski (D) ran unopposed for re-election in 2002.

2000
On November 7, 2000, William O. Lipinski won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Karl Groth (R) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Illinois District 3 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngWilliam O. Lipinski incumbent 75.6% 145,498
     Republican Karl Groth 24.4% 47,005
Total Votes 192,503

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 3rd 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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