Illinois' 5th Congressional District

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Illinois' 5th congressional district
Current incumbentMike Quigley Democratic Party
Population712,292
Gender50.05% Male, 49.95% Female
Race81.8% White, 2.4% Black, 6.9% Asian, 0.2% Native American
Ethnicity17.9% Hispanic
Unemployment8.1%
Median household income$62,632
High school graduation rate89.7%
College graduation rate50.5%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
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.

Illinois' 5th Congressional District spans 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.

Previously the district included Schiller Park, Franklin Park, River Grove, Elmwood Park, Northlake and Melrose Park. Wrigley Field and Chicago's Boystown were 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

2014

See also: Illinois' 5th congressional district elections, 2014

The 5th congressional district of Illinois will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

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. He defeated David Ratowitz (R) and Matthew Reichel (G) in the general election.[2]

U.S. House, Illinois District 5 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

2008
On November 4, 2008, Rahm Emanuel won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Tom Hanson (R) and Alan Augustson (G) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, Illinois District 5 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRahm Emanuel incumbent 73.9% 170,728
     Republican Tom Hanson 22% 50,881
     Green Party Alan Augustson 4% 9,283
Total Votes 230,892

2006
On November 7, 2006, Rahm Emanuel won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Kevin Edward White (R) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Illinois District 5 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRahm Emanuel incumbent 78% 114,319
     Republican Kevin Edward White 22% 32,250
     N/A Write-in 0% 12
Total Votes 146,581

2004
On November 2, 2004, Rahm Emanuel won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Bruce Best (R) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Illinois District 5 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRahm Emanuel incumbent 76.2% 158,400
     Republican Bruce Best 23.8% 49,530
Total Votes 207,930

2002
On November 5, 2002, Rahm Emanuel won election to the United States House. He defeated Mark A. Augusti (R) and Maggie Kohls (L) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Illinois District 5 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRahm Emanuel 66.8% 106,514
     Republican Mark A. Augusti 28.9% 46,008
     Libertarian Maggie Kohls 4.3% 6,913
Total Votes 159,435

2000
On November 7, 2000, Rod R. Blagojevich won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Matt Beauchamp (L) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Illinois District 5 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRod R. Blagojevich incumbent 87.3% 142,161
     Green Party Matt Beauchamp 12.7% 20,728
Total Votes 162,889

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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