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Illinois' 6th Congressional District

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The 6th Congressional District of Illinois is a congressional district including parts of DuPage and Cook counties.


The current representative of the 6th congressional district is Peter Roskam (R).

Elections

2012

See also: Illinois' 6th congressional district elections, 2012

The 6th congressional district of Illinois held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Peter Roskam was re-elected in the district.[1]

U.S. House, Illinois District 6 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngPeter Roskam Incumbent 59.2% 193,138
     Democratic Leslie Coolidge 40.8% 132,991
Total Votes 326,129
Source: Illinois Board of Elections "2012 General Election Official Vote Totals"

2010

On November 2, 2010, Peter Roskam won re-election to the United States House of Representatives. He defeated Benjamin S. Lowe (D) in the general election.[2]

U.S. House of Representatives, Illinois' 6th Congressional District, General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngPeter J. Roskam Incumbent 63.6% 114,456
     Democratic Benjamin S. Lowe 36.4% 65,379
Total Votes 179,835

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 6th 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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