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Illinois' 4th Congressional District

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The 4th Congressional District of Illinois is a congressional district located in the northeastern portion of the state.


Previously included in the district was the Chicago community of Brighton Park, in addition to almost all of Hermosa, Lower West Side and Gage Park; parts of Albany Park, Irving Park, Avondale, Logan Square, West Town, Humboldt Park, Belmont Cragin, Austin, McKinley Park, South Lawndale, New City, West Elsdon and Archer Heights; portions of riverfront Bridgeport; the portion of North Center southwest of Clybourn Avenue; and the northwestern tip of Lincoln Park.

Illinois' 4th Congressional District includes part of Cook County.

The current representative of the 4th congressional district is Luis Gutierrez (D).

Elections

2014

See also: Illinois' 4th congressional district elections, 2014

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

2012

See also: Illinois' 4th congressional district elections, 2012

The 4th congressional district of Illinois held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Luis Gutierrez won re-election in the district.[1]

U.S. House, Illinois District 4 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngLuis Gutierrez Incumbent 83% 133,226
     Republican Hector Concepcion 17% 27,279
Total Votes 160,505
Source: Illinois Board of Elections "2012 General Election Official Vote Totals"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Luis V. Gutierrez won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Israel Vasquez (R) and Robert J. Burns (G) in the general election.[2]

U.S. House, Illinois District 4 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngLuis V. Gutierrez incumbent 77.4% 63,273
     Republican Israel Vasquez 14.3% 11,711
     Green Robert J. Burns 8.3% 6,808
Total Votes 81,792

2008
On November 4, 2008, Luis V. Gutierrez won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Daniel Cunningham (R) and Omar N. Lopez (G) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, Illinois District 4 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngLuis V. Gutierrez incumbent 80.6% 112,529
     Republican Daniel Cunningham 11.5% 16,024
     Green Omar N. Lopez 7.9% 11,053
Total Votes 139,606

2006
On November 7, 2006, Luis V. Gutierrez won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Ann Melichar (R) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Illinois District 4 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngLuis V. Gutierrez incumbent 85.8% 69,910
     Republican Ann Melichar 14.2% 11,532
Total Votes 81,442

2004
On November 2, 2004, Luis V. Gutierrez won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Tony Cisneros (R) and Jake Witmer (L) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Illinois District 4 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngLuis V. Gutierrez incumbent 83.6% 104,761
     Republican Tony Cisneros 12.4% 15,536
     Libertarian Jake Witmer 4% 5,077
Total Votes 125,374

2002
On November 5, 2002, Luis V. Gutierrez won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Anthony J. "Tony" Lopez-Cisneros (R) and Maggie Kohls (L) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Illinois District 4 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngLuis V. Gutierrez incumbent 79.7% 67,339
     Republican Anthony J. "Tony" Lopez-Cisneros 15.1% 12,778
     Libertarian Maggie Kohls 5.2% 4,396
Total Votes 84,513

2000
On November 7, 2000, Luis V. Gutierrez won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Stephanie Sailor (L) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Illinois District 4 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngLuis V. Gutierrez incumbent 88.6% 89,487
     Libertarian Stephanie Sailor 11.4% 11,476
Total Votes 100,963

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 4th 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.

On March 30, 2012 the 4th district was included in a list released by the National Journal of the top ten most contorted congressional districts, as a result of redistricting. [8]

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