Illinois' 4th Congressional District elections, 2014

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Illinois' 4th Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
March 18, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Luis V. Gutierrez Democratic Party
Luis V. Gutierrez.jpg

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 4th 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]

Heading into the election the incumbent is Luis Gutierrez (D), who was first elected in 1992.

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


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March 18, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

District history


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.[8]

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"


On November 2, 2010, Luis V. Gutierrez won re-election to the United States House of Representatives. He defeated Israel Vasquez (R) and Robert J. Burns (G) in the general election.[9]

U.S. House of Representatives, Illinois' 4th Congressional District, 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

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