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The 5th congressional district of Illinois held an election for the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House of Representatives]] on November 6, 2012. Incumbent [[Mike Quigley]] won re-election in the district.<ref>[http://www.politico.com/2012-election/results/house/illinois/ ''Politico'' "2012 Election Map, Illinoise"]</ref>
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The 5th congressional district of Illinois held an election for the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House of Representatives]] on November 6, 2012. Incumbent [[Mike Quigley]] won re-election in the district.<ref>[http://www.politico.com/2012-election/results/house/illinois/ ''Politico'' "2012 Election Map, Illinois"]</ref>
 
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The 5th Congressional District of Illinois is a congressional district spanning much of the North Side of the City of Chicago from Lake Michigan into the western suburbs. It includes Schiller Park, Franklin Park, River Grove, Elmwood Park, Northlake and Melrose Park. Wrigley Field and Chicago's Boystown are both located in this district, along with the Chicago neighborhoods of Lakeview, Uptown and Lincoln Park.


The current representative of the 5th congressional district is Mike Quigley (D).

Elections

2012

See also: Illinois' 5th congressional district elections, 2012

The 5th congressional district of Illinois held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Mike Quigley won re-election in the district.[1]

U.S. House, Illinois District 5 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMike Quigley Incumbent 65.7% 177,729
     Republican Dan Schmitt 28.6% 77,289
     Green Nancy Wade 5.7% 15,359
Total Votes 270,377
Source: Illinois Board of Elections "2012 General Election Official Vote Totals"

2010

On November 2, 2010, Mike Quigley won re-election to the United States House of Representatives. He defeated David Ratowitz (R) and Matthew Reichel (G) in the general election.[2]

U.S. House of Representatives, Illinois' 5th Congressional District, General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMike Quigley Incumbent 70.6% 108,360
     Republican David Ratowitz 25.4% 38,935
     Green Matthew Reichel 4% 6,140
Total Votes 153,435


Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 5th 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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