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Illinois' 6th Congressional District elections, 2014

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Illinois' 6th Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
March 18, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Peter Roskam Republican Party
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Illinois U.S. House Elections
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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 6th 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.[1]

Heading into the election the incumbent is Peter Roskam (R), who was first elected in 2006.

Illinois' 6th Congressional District includes parts of DuPage, Kane, McHenry and Lake counties.[2]

Candidates

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March 18, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

District history

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.[4]

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.[5]

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

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