|Luis V. Gutierrez|
|U.S. House, Illinois, District 4|
|January 3, 1993|
|Years in position||21|
|Elections and appointments|
|Chicago City Council, 26th ward|
|Deputy Director, City of Chicago Department of Streets & Sanitation|
|Bachelor's||Northeastern Illinois University|
|Birthday||December 10, 1953|
|Place of birth||Chicago, Illinois|
Gutierrez was born in Chicago, Illinois on December 10, 1953 and later moved to Puerto Rico, his parent's birthplace, before returning to Chicago to attend college. He graduated from Northeastern Illinois University in 1977 with a degree in English and worked as a teacher, social worker, cab driver, community activist, and city official until his election in 1986 as Alderman from the city's 26th ward.
- 1986-1992: Chicago City Council, 26th ward
- 1984-1985: Deputy Director, City of Chicago Department of Streets & Sanitation
- 1993-Present: United States House of Representatives, Illinois' 4th Congressional District
U.S. House of Representatives
- United States House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services
- Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit
- Subcommittee on Insurance, Housing and Community Opportunity (Ranking Member)
- United States House of Representatives Committee on Intelligence (Permanent Select)
Percentage voting with party
The website OpenCongress tracks how often members of Congress vote with the majority of the chamber caucus. According to the website, Luis V. Gutierrez has voted with the Democratic Party 92 of the time, which ranked 112 among the 192 House Democratic members as of November 2011.
Gutierrez is running in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing Illinois' 4th District. Gutierrez is seeking the nomination on the Democratic ticket. The signature filing deadline was December 27, 2011, with the primary taking place on March 20, 2012.
Gutierrez ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on March 20, 2012. No candidates filed to run in the Republican primary, so Gutierrez will most likely run unopposed in the general election on November 6, 2012.
On March 30, 2012 the [[Illinois' 4th congressional district|4th district was included in a list released by the National Journal of the top ten most contorted congressional districts, as a result of redistricting. 
Gutierrez won re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2010. During that re-election cycle, Gutierrez's campaign committee raised a total of $512,939 and spent $378,842 .
|U.S. House of Representatives, Illinois' 4th Congressional District, 2010 - Luis Gutierrez Campaign Contributions|
|Total Raised by General Election Opponent||$0|
|Total Spent by General Election Opponent||$0|
|Top contributors to Luis Gutierrez's campaign committee|
|Independent Community Bankers of America||$10,000|
|Operating Engineers Union||$10,000|
|State of Illinois||$8,300|
|Top 5 industries that contributed to campaign committee|
|Securities & Investment||$23,400|
|Building Trade Unions||$22,900|
Gutierrez and his wife Soraida have two daughters, Omaira and Jessica, and a grandson, Luisito. 
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- ABC News 7 "Election Results Primary 2012" Accessed March 20, 2012
- Luis V. Gutierrez Representing Illinois' 4th Congressional District "Biography" Accessed October 30, 2011
- Luis V. Gutierrez Representing Illinios's 4th Congressional District "Committees" Accessed October 30, 2011
- OpenCongress "Voting With Party"
- National Journal "Modern Gerrymanders: 10 Most Contorted Congressional Districts—MAPS" Accessed March 31, 2012
- U.S. Congress House Clerk "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010"
- Open Secrets "John Kerry 2008 Election Cycle," Accessed October 2011
George E. Sangmeister
|U.S. House of Representatives - Illinois District 4
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