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Illinois's 24th Congressional District
Illinois's 24th congressional district
Obsolete district
Created1900
Eliminated1980
Years active1903-1983

The 24th congressional district of Illinois was a congressional district for the United States House of Representatives in Illinois. It was eliminated as a result of the redistricting cycle after the 1980 Census. It was last represented by Paul Simon who was redistricted into the 22nd district.

List of members representing the district

Representative Party Years Cong
ress
Notes
District created March 4, 1903
James R. Williams.jpg James R. Williams Democratic March 4, 1903 -
March 3, 1905
58th Redistricted from the 20th district and re-elected in 1902.
Lost re-election.
Pleasant T. Chapman (Illinois Congressman).jpg Pleasant T. Chapman Republican March 4, 1905 -
March 3, 1911
59th
60th
61st
Elected in 1904.
Re-elected in 1906.
Re-elected in 1908.
Lost re-election.
H. Robert Fowler (Illinois Congressman).jpg H. Robert Fowler Democratic March 4, 1911 -
March 3, 1915
62nd
63rd
Elected in 1910.
Re-elected in 1912.
Lost re-election.
Thomas S. Williams (Illinois Congressman).jpg Thomas S. Williams Republican March 4, 1915 -
November 11, 1929
64th
65th
66th
67th
68th
69th
70th
71st
Elected in 1914.
Re-elected in 1916.
Re-elected in 1918.
Re-elected in 1920.
Re-elected in 1922.
Re-elected in 1924.
Re-elected in 1926.
Re-elected in 1928.
Resigned to become judge of the U.S. Court of Claims.
Vacant November 11, 1929 -
November 4, 1930
71st
Claude V. Parsons (1933).png Claude V. Parsons Democratic November 4, 1930 -
January 3, 1941
71st
72nd
73rd
74th
75th
76th
Elected to finish Williams's term.
Re-elected in 1930.
Re-elected in 1932.
Re-elected in 1934.
Re-elected in 1936.
Re-elected in 1938.
Lost re-election.
James V. Heidinger (Illinois Congressman).jpg James V. Heidinger Republican January 3, 1941 -
March 22, 1945
77th
78th
79th
Elected in 1940.
Re-elected in 1942.
Re-elected in 1944.
Died.
Vacant March 22, 1945 -
November 6, 1945
79th
Roy Clippinger (Illinois Congressman).jpg Roy Clippinger Republican November 6, 1945 -
January 3, 1949
79th
80th
Elected to finish Heidinger's term.
Re-elected in 1946.
Retired.
Charles W. Vursell.jpg Charles W. Vursell Republican January 3, 1949 -
January 3, 1953
81st
82nd
Redistricted from the 23rd district and re-elected in 1948.
Re-elected in 1950.
Redistricted to the 23rd district.
Rep Melvin Price.jpg Melvin Price Democratic January 3, 1953 -
January 3, 1973
83rd
84th
85th
86th
87th
88th
89th
90th
91st
92nd
Redistricted from the 25th district and re-elected in 1952.
Re-elected in 1954.
Re-elected in 1956.
Re-elected in 1958.
Re-elected in 1960.
Re-elected in 1962.
Re-elected in 1964.
Re-elected in 1966.
Re-elected in 1968.
Re-elected in 1970.
Redistricted to the 23rd district.
Kenneth J. Gray.jpg Kenneth J. Gray Democratic January 3, 1973 -
December 31, 1974
93rd Redistricted from the 21st district and re-elected in 1972.
Resigned.
Vacant December 31, 1974 -
January 3, 1975
93rd
Paul Simon (US Senator from Illinois).jpg Paul Simon Democratic January 3, 1975 -
January 3, 1983
94th
95th
96th
97th
Elected in 1974
Re-elected in 1976.
Re-elected in 1978.
Re-elected in 1980.
Redistricted to the 22nd district.
District inactive since January 3, 1983

Electoral history

1980 - 1972

1980 United States House of Representatives General Election[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Paul Simon (incumbent) 112,134 49.12 -16.51%
Republican John T. Anderson 110,176 48.26 +13.89%
Constitution Party of Illinois James H. Barrett 5,985 2.62 N/A
Write-in 1 0.00 N/A
Total votes 228,296 100.0
1978 United States House of Representatives General Election[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Paul Simon (incumbent) 110,298 65.63 -1.75%
Republican John T. Anderson 57,763 34.37 +1.75%
Total votes 168,061 100.0
1976 United States House of Representatives General Election[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Paul Simon (incumbent) 152,344 67.38 +7.83%
Republican Peter G. Prineas 73,766 32.62 -7.83%
Total votes 226,110 100.0
1974 United States House of Representatives General Election[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Paul Simon 108,417 59.55 -34.10%
Republican Val Oshel 73,634 40.45 N/A
Total votes 182,051 100.0
1972 United States House of Representatives General Election[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Kenneth J. Gray 138,867 93.65 +19.43%
Independent Hugh Muldoon 9,398 6.34 N/A
Write-in 13 0.01 N/A
Total votes 148,278 100.0

1970 - 1962

1970 United States House of Representatives General Election[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Melvin Price (incumbent) 88,637 74.22 +2.90%
Republican Scott R. Randolph 30,784 25.78 -2.90%
Total votes 119,421 100.0
1968 United States House of Representatives General Election[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Melvin Price (incumbent) 113,507 71.32 -0.16%
Republican John S. Guthrie 45,649 28.68 +0.16%
Total votes 159,156 100.0
1966 United States House of Representatives General Election[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Melvin Price (incumbent) 82,513 71.48 -4.24%
Republican John S. Guthrie 32,915 28.52 +4.24%
Total votes 115,428 100.0
1964 United States House of Representatives General Election[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Melvin Price (incumbent) 144,743 75.72 +1.97%
Republican G. S. (Kenneth) Mirza 46,419 24.28 -1.97%
Total votes 191,162 100.0
1962 United States House of Representatives General Election[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Melvin Price (incumbent) 95,522 73.75 +1.53%
Republican Kurt Glaser 33,993 26.25 -1.53%
Total votes 129,515 100.0

1960 - 1952

1960 United States House of Representatives General Election[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Melvin Price (incumbent) 144,560 72.22 -3.83%
Republican Phyllis Stewart Schlafly 55,620 27.78 +3.83%
Total votes 200,180 100.0
1958 United States House of Representatives General Election[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Melvin Price (incumbent) 94,231 76.05 +7.84%
Republican Alex Chouinard 29,670 23.95 -7.84%
Total votes 123,901 100.0
1956 United States House of Representatives General Election[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Melvin Price (incumbent) 121,381 68.21 -0.94%
Republican Waldo E. (Ernie) Schellenger 56,568 31.79 +0.94%
Total votes 177,949 100.0
1954 United States House of Representatives General Election[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Melvin Price (incumbent) 90,482 69.15 +4.35%
Republican John T. Thomas 40,358 30.85 -4.35%
Total votes 130,840 100.0
1952 United States House of Representatives General Election[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Melvin Price 117,408 64.80 +20.12%
Republican Phyllis Stewart Schlafly 63,778 35.20 -20.12%
Total votes 181,186 100.0

1950 - 1942

1950 United States House of Representatives General Election[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Charles W. Vursell 62,692 55.32 +4.68%
Democratic John David Upchurch 50,638 44.68 -4.67%
Total votes 113,330 100.0
1948 United States House of Representatives General Election[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Charles W. Vursell 57,732 50.64 -8.23%
Democratic John David Upchurch 56,262 49.35 +8.22%
Write-in 1 0.00 N/A
Total votes 113,995 100.0
1946 United States House of Representatives General Election[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Roy Clippinger (incumbent) 37,909 58.87 -40.04%
Democratic Edward Hines 26,483 41.13 N/A
Total votes 64,392 100.0
1945 United States House of Representatives Special Election[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Roy Clippinger 5,617 98.91 +40.69%
Write-in 62 1.09 N/A
Total votes 5,679 100.0
1944 United States House of Representatives General Election[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican James V. Heidinger (incumbent) 42,927 58.22 -0.17%
Democratic Early C. Phelps 30,808 41.78 +0.17%
Total votes 73,735 100.0
1942 United States House of Representatives General Election[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican James V. Heidinger (incumbent) 37,008 58.39 +4.79%
Democratic LeRoy Barham 26,377 41.61 -4.79%
Total votes 63,385 100.0

1940 - 1932

1940 United States House of Representatives General Election[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican James V. Heidinger 49,731 53.60 +4.70%
Democratic Claude V. Parsons (incumbent) 43,050 46.40 -4.70%
Total votes 92,781 100.0
1938 United States House of Representatives General Election[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Claude V. Parsons (incumbent) 40,633 51.10 -0.58%
Republican R. R. Randolph 38,889 48.90 +0.58%
Total votes 79,522 100.0
1936 United States House of Representatives General Election[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Claude V. Parsons (incumbent) 45,740 51.68 +0.01%
Republican W. A. Spenoe 42,764 48.32 -0.01%
Total votes 88,504 100.0
1934 United States House of Representatives General Election[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Claude V. Parsons (incumbent) 39,442 51.67 -7.15%
Republican James V. Heidinger 36,891 48.33 +7.15%
Total votes 76,333 100.0
1932 United States House of Representatives General Election[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Claude V. Parsons (incumbent) 43,107 58.82 +8.64%
Republican Arthur A. Miles 30,175 41.18 -8.64%
Total votes 73,282 100.0

1930 - 1922

1930 United States House of Representatives General Election[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Claude V. Parsons 26,929 50.18 +8.62%
Republican James V. Heidinger 26,732 49.82 -8.62%
Total votes 53,661 100.0
1928 United States House of Representatives General Election[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Thomas S. Williams (incumbent) 36,239 58.44 +2.38%
Democratic Val B. Campbell 25,773 41.56 -2.38%
Total votes 62,012 100.0
1926 United States House of Representatives General Election[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Thomas S. Williams (incumbent) 26,295 56.06 +1.92%
Democratic John Marshall Karns 20,612 43.94 -1.92%
Total votes 46,907 100.0
1924 United States House of Representatives General Election[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Thomas S. Williams (incumbent) 35,356 54.14 +3.37%
Democratic H. Robert Fowler 29,954 45.86 -3.36%
Total votes 65,310 100.0
1922 United States House of Representatives General Election[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Thomas S. Williams (incumbent) 29,141 50.77 -10.14%
Democratic Dempsey T. Woodard 28,252 49.22 +14.36%
Write-in 1 0.00 N/A
Total votes 57394 100.0

1920 - 1912

1920 United States House of Representatives General Election[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Thomas S. Williams (incumbent) 38,472 60.91 +1.55%
Democratic Asher R. Cox 22,019 34.86 -4.56%
Farmer-Labor J. W. Bobinet 2,676 4.24 N/A
Total votes 63,167 100.0
1918 United States House of Representatives General Election[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Thomas S. Williams (incumbent) 18,689 59.36 +4.37%
Democratic James R. Campbell 12,412 39.42 -3.47%
Socialist J. J. McGuinn 382 1.21 -0.91%
Total votes 31,483 100.0
1916 United States House of Representatives General Election[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Thomas S. Williams (incumbent) 23,768 54.99 +5.08%
Democratic Louis W. Goetzman 18,540 42.89 -4.45%
Socialist Jno. H Evans 916 2.12 +2.09%
Write-in 1 0.00 --
Total votes 43,225 100.0
1914 United States House of Representatives General Election[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Thomas S. Williams 18,311 49.91 +13.81%
Democratic H. Robert Fowler (incumbent) 17,369 47.34 -0.33%
Progressive A. J. Gibbons 995 2.71 -9.63%
Socialist Noah C. Bainum 12 0.03 -2.22%
Write-in 1 0.00 N/A
Total votes 36,688 100.0
1912 United States House of Representatives General Election[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic H. Robert Fowler (incumbent) 19,811 47.67 -1.15%
Republican James B. Blackman 15,004 36.10 -11.82%
Progressive A. J. Gibbons 5,129 12.34 N/A
Socialist T. C. Mason 933 2.25 +0.77%
Prohibition T. J. Scott 682 1.64 -0.14%
Total votes 41,559 100.0

1910 - 1902

1910 United States House of Representatives General Election[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic H. Robert Fowler 17,235 48.82 +4.84%
Republican Pleasant T. Chapman (incumbent) 16,918 47.92 -4.46%
Prohibition T. J. Scott 630 1.78 -0.79%
Socialist M. S. Dickerson 521 1.48 +0.40%
Total votes 35,304 100.0
1908 United States House of Representatives General Election[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Pleasant T. Chapman (incumbent) 21,833 52.38 +1.21%
Democratic John Q. Ledbetter 18,333 43.98 -2.14%
Prohibition Charles R. Montgomery 1,070 2.57 -0.13%
Socialist John Snyder 448 1.08 N/A
Total votes 41,684 100.0
1906 United States House of Representatives General Election[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Pleasant T. Chapman (incumbent) 18,020 51.17 +0.45%
Democratic James R. Williams 16,241 46.12 +0.07%
Prohibition George R. Leach 952 2.70 -0.34%
Total votes 35,213 100.0
1904 United States House of Representatives General Election[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Pleasant T. Chapman 20,556 50.72 +1.96%
Democratic James R. Williams (incumbent) 18,664 46.05 -3.40%
Prohibition Wilbur A. Morgan 1,231 3.04 +1.25%
Populist Edward Turner 75 0.19 N/A
Total votes 40,526 100.0
1902 United States House of Representatives General Election[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic James R. Williams 17,971 49.45
Republican Pleasant T. Chapman 17,719 48.76
Prohibition William T. Morris 651 1.79
Total votes 36,341 100.0

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai aj ak al am "Downloadable Vote Totals". Illinois State Board of Elections. Illinois State Board of Elections. Retrieved .
  2. ^ "IL District 24". Our Campaigns. Retrieved .
  3. ^ "IL District 24". Our Campaigns. Retrieved .

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