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Illinois's 12th Congressional District

Illinois's 12th congressional district
Illinois US Congressional District 12 (since 2013).tif
Illinois's 12th congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Representative
Area5,008 sq mi (12,970 km2)
Distribution
  • 75.4% urban
  • 24.6% rural
Population (2019)679,002
Median household
income
$53,008[1]
Ethnicity
Cook PVIR+9[2][3]

The 12th congressional district of Illinois is a congressional district in the southern part of U.S. state of Illinois. It has been represented by Republican Mike Bost since 2015.

2011 redistricting

The district covers parts of Madison county, and all of Alexander, Franklin, Jackson, Jefferson, Monroe, Perry, Pulaski, Randolph, St. Clair, Union and Williamson counties, as of the 2011 redistricting which followed the 2010 census. All or parts of Belleville, Cahokia, Carbondale, Collinsville, East St. Louis, Granite City, Herrin, Marion, Mt. Vernon, O'Fallon, Shiloh and Swansea are included.[4] The representatives for these districts were elected in the 2012 primary and general elections, and the boundaries became effective on January 5, 2013.

Voting

Election results from presidential races
Year Office Results
2020 President Trump 56 - 41%
2016 President Trump 55 - 40%
2012 President Obama 50 - 48%[3]
2008 President Obama 55 - 44%[3]
2004 President Kerry 52 - 48%
2000 President Gore 53 - 44%

List of members representing the district

Name Party Years Cong-
ress
Electoral history Counties
District created March 4, 1863.
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William Ralls Morrison
Democratic March 4, 1863 -
March 3, 1865
38th Elected in 1862.
Lost re-election.
1863-1873
Clinton, Madison, Monroe, Randolph, St. Clair, and Washington
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Jehu Baker
Republican March 4, 1865 -
March 3, 1869
39th
40th
Elected in 1864.
Re-elected in 1866.
Retired.
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John B. Hay
Republican March 4, 1869 -
March 3, 1873
41st
42nd
Elected in 1868.
Re-elected in 1870.
Redistricted to the 17th district and lost re-election.
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James Carroll Robinson
Democratic March 4, 1873 -
March 3, 1875
43rd Redistricted from the 8th district and re-elected in 1872.
Retired.
1873-1883
Cass, Christian, Menard, Morgan, Sangamon, and Scott
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William McKendree Springer
Democratic March 4, 1875 -
March 3, 1883
44th
45th
46th
47th
Elected in 1874.
Re-elected in 1876.
Re-elected in 1878.
Re-elected in 1880.
Redistricted to the 13th district.
James M. Riggs Democratic March 4, 1883 -
March 3, 1887
48th
49th
Elected in 1882.
Re-elected in 1884.
Retired.
1883-1895
[data unknown/missing]
George A. Anderson Democratic March 4, 1887 -
March 3, 1889
50th Elected in 1886.
Retired.
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Scott Wike
Democratic March 4, 1889 -
March 3, 1893
51st
52nd
Elected in 1888.
Re-elected in 1890.
Lost renomination.
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John James McDannold
Democratic March 4, 1893-
March 3, 1895
53rd Elected in 1892.
Retired.
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Joseph Gurney Cannon
Republican March 4, 1895-
March 3, 1903
54th
55th
56th
57th
Redistricted from the 15th district and re-elected in 1894.
Re-elected in 1896.
Re-elected in 1898.
Re-elected in 1900.
Redistricted to the 18th district.
1895-1903
Iroquois, Kankakee, Vermillion, and Will
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Charles Eugene Fuller
Republican March 4, 1903-
March 3, 1913
58th
59th
60th
61st
62nd
Elected in 1902.
Re-elected in 1904.
Re-elected in 1906.
Re-elected in 1908.
Re-elected in 1910.
Lost re-election.
1903-1913
Boone, DeKalb, Grundy, Kendall, LaSalle, and Winnebago
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William H. Hinebaugh
Progressive March 4, 1913-
March 3, 1915
63rd Elected in 1912.
Lost re-election.
1913-1949
Boone, DeKalb, Grundy, Kendall, LaSalle, and Winnebago
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Charles Eugene Fuller
Republican March 4, 1915-
June 25, 1926
64th
65th
66th
67th
68th
69th
Elected in 1914.
Re-elected in 1916.
Re-elected in 1918.
Re-elected in 1920.
Re-elected in 1922.
Re-elected in 1924.
Died.
Vacant June 25, 1926-
March 3, 1927
69th
John T. Buckbee Republican March 4, 1927-
April 23, 1936
70th
71st
72nd
73rd
74th
Elected in 1926.
Re-elected in 1928.
Re-elected in 1930.
Re-elected in 1932.
Re-elected in 1934.
Died.
Vacant April 23, 1936-
January 3, 1937
74th
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Noah M. Mason
Republican January 3, 1937-
January 3, 1949
75th
76th
77th
78th
79th
80th
Elected in 1936.
Re-elected in 1938.
Re-elected in 1940.
Re-elected in 1942.
Re-elected in 1944.
Re-elected in 1946.
Redistricted to the 15th district.
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Edgar A. Jonas
Republican January 3, 1949-
January 3, 1955
81st
82nd
83rd
Elected in 1948.
Re-elected in 1950.
Re-elected in 1952.
Lost re-election.
1949-1953
Cook
1953-1963
Cook
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Charles A. Boyle
Democratic January 3, 1955-
November 4, 1959
84th
85th
86th
Elected in 1954.
Re-elected in 1956.
Re-elected in 1958.
Died.
Vacant November 4, 1959-
January 3, 1961
86th
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Edward Rowan Finnegan
Democratic January 3, 1961-
January 3, 1963
87th Elected in 1960.
Redistricted to the 9th district.
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Robert McClory
Republican January 3, 1963-
January 3, 1973
88th
89th
90th
91st
92nd
Elected in 1962.
Re-elected in 1964.
Re-elected in 1966.
Re-elected in 1968.
Re-elected in 1970.
Redistricted to the 13th district.
1963-1967
Boone, Lake, and McHenry
1967-1973
Cook, Lake, and McHenry
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Phil Crane
Republican January 3, 1973-
January 3, 1993
93rd
94th
95th
96th
97th
98th
99th
100th
101st
102nd
Elected in 1972.
Re-elected in 1974.
Re-elected in 1976.
Re-elected in 1978.
Re-elected in 1980.
Re-elected in 1982.
Re-elected in 1984.
Re-elected in 1986.
Re-elected in 1988.
Re-elected in 1990.
Redistricted to the 8th district.
1973-1983
Cook and Lake
1983-1993
Cook, Lake, and McHenry
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Jerry Costello
Democratic January 3, 1993-
January 3, 2013
103rd
104th
105th
106th
107th
108th
109th
110th
111th
112th
Redistricted from the 21st district and re-elected in 1992.
Re-elected in 1994.
Re-elected in 1996.
Re-elected in 1998.
Re-elected in 2000.
Re-elected in 2002.
Re-elected in 2004.
Re-elected in 2006.
Re-elected in 2008.
Re-elected in 2010.
Retired.
1993-2003
Alexander, Jackson, Madison, Monroe, Perry, Randolph, St. Clair, Union, and Williamson
2003-2013
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Alexander, Franklin, Jackson, Madison, Monroe, Perry, Pulaski, Randolph, St. Clair, Union, Williamson
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William Enyart
Democratic January 3, 2013-
January 3, 2015
113th Elected in 2012.
Lost re-election.
2013-present
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Alexander, Franklin, Jackson, Jefferson, Madison, Monroe, Perry, Pulaski, Randolph, St. Clair, Union, and Williamson
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Mike Bost
Republican January 3, 2015-
present
114th
115th
116th
117th
Elected in 2014.
Re-elected in 2016.
Re-elected in 2018.
Re-elected in 2020.

Elections

2012

Illinois's 12th congressional district election results, 2012[5]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic William Enyart 157,000 51.7
Republican Jason Plummer 129,902 42.7
Green Paula Bradshaw 17,045 5.6
Write-in Shon-Tiyon Horton 2 0.0
Total votes 303,947 100

2014

Illinois's 12th congressional district, 2014[6]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Mike Bost 110,038 52.5
Democratic William Enyart (incumbent) 87,860 41.9
Green Paula Bradshaw 11,840 5.6
Total votes 209,738 100.0
Republican gain from Democratic

2016

Illinois's 12th congressional district, 2016[7]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Mike Bost (incumbent) 169,976 54.3
Democratic C.J. Baricevic 124,246 39.7
Green Paula Bradshaw 18,780 6.0
Total votes 313,002 100.0
Republican hold

2018

Illinois's 12th congressional district, 2018[8]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Mike Bost (incumbent) 134,884 51.6
Democratic Brendan Kelly 118,724 45.4
Green Randall Auxier 7,935 3.0
Total votes 261,543 100.0
Republican hold

2020

Illinois's 12th congressional district, 2020[9][10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Mike Bost (incumbent) 194,839 60.43 +8.86%
Democratic Raymond Lenzi 127,577 39.57 -5.82%
Total votes 322,416 100.0
Republican hold

See also

References

  1. ^ https://www.census.gov/mycd/?st=17&cd=12
  2. ^ "Partisan Voting Index - Districts of the 115th Congress" (PDF). The Cook Political Report. April 7, 2017. Retrieved 2017.
  3. ^ a b c Barone, Michael; McCutcheon, Chuck (2013). The Almanac of American Politics 2014. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. pp. 581-583. ISBN 978-0-226-10544-4. Copyright National Journal.
  4. ^ Illinois Congressional District 12, Illinois Board of Elections
  5. ^ "2012 General Election Official Vote Totals" (PDF). Illinois State Board of Elections. Archived from the original (PDF) on November 19, 2013. Retrieved 2012.
  6. ^ "Illinois General Election 2014". Illinois State Board of Elections. November 4, 2014. Retrieved 2014.
  7. ^ "Illinois General Election 2016". Illinois State Board of Elections. November 8, 2016. Archived from the original on March 27, 2019. Retrieved 2016.
  8. ^ "2018 General Election Official Vote Totals Book".
  9. ^ "Election Results 2020 GENERAL ELECTION". Illinois State Board of Elections. December 4, 2020. Retrieved 2020.
  10. ^ "Illinois 2020 Election Results". Chicago Sun-Times. November 20, 2020. Retrieved 2020.

Sources

  • Martis, Kenneth C. (1989). The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company.
  • Martis, Kenneth C. (1982). The Historical Atlas of United States Congressional Districts. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company.
  • Congressional Biographical Directory of the United States 1774-present, bioguide.congress.gov; accessed November 10, 2016.

External links

Coordinates: 38°00?N 89°15?W / 38.000°N 89.250°W / 38.000; -89.250


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