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Illinois's 6th Congressional District

Illinois's 6th congressional district
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Illinois's 6th congressional district since January 3, 2013
Representative
Area379 sq mi (980 km2)
Distribution
  • 99.4% urban
  • 0.6% rural
Population (2019)710,626
Median household
income
$105,292[1]
Ethnicity
Cook PVID+3[2][3]

Illinois's 6th congressional district covers parts of Cook, DuPage, Lake, Kane and McHenry counties, as of the 2011 redistricting which followed the 2010 census. All or parts of Algonquin, Barrington, Barrington Hills, Bartlett, Burr Ridge, Carol Stream, Carpentersville, Cary, Clarendon Hills, Crystal Lake, Darien, Deer Park, Downers Grove, Elgin, East Dundee, Forest Lake, Fox River Grove, Gilberts, Glen Ellyn, Hawthorn Woods, Hinsdale, Hoffman Estates, Inverness, Kildeer, Lake Barrington, Lake in the Hills, Lake Zurich, Lakewood, Lisle, Lombard, Long Grove, Naperville, North Barrington, Oak Brook, Oakbrook Terrace, Oakwood Hills, Palatine, Port Barrington, Rolling Meadows, Sleepy Hollow, South Barrington, South Elgin, St. Charles, Tower Lakes, Trout Valley, Warrenville, Wayne, West Chicago, West Dundee, Westmont, Wheaton, Willowbrook and Winfield are included.

It is represented by Democrat Sean Casten.

Elections

2016 election

Illinois' 6th congressional district, 2016
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Peter Roskam (incumbent) 208,555 59.2
Democratic Amanda Howland 143,591 40.8
Total votes 352,146 100.0
Republican hold

2018 election

Illinois' 6th congressional district, 2018
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Sean Casten 169,001 53.6
Republican Peter Roskam (incumbent) 146,445 46.4
Total votes 315,446 100.0
Democratic gain from Republican

2020 election

Illinois' 6th congressional district, 2020
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Sean Casten (incumbent) 213,777 52.82 -0.75%
Republican Jeanne Ives 183,891 45.43 -0.99%
Libertarian Bill Redpath 7,079 1.75 N/A
Total votes 404,747 100.0
Democratic hold

Election results from recent presidential races

Election results from presidential races
Year Office Results
2000 President Bush 53 - 44%
2004 President Bush 53 - 46%
2008 President Obama 51 - 48%[3]
2012 President Romney 53 - 45%[3]
2016 President Clinton 50 - 43%[4]
2020 President Biden 55 - 43%

List of members representing the district

Member Party Years Cong
ress
Electoral history
District created March 4, 1843
Joseph P. Hoge Democratic March 4, 1843 -
March 3, 1847
28th
29th
Elected in 1842.
Re-elected in 1844.
Retired.
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Thomas J. Turner
Democratic March 4, 1847 -
March 3, 1849
30th Elected in 1846.
[data unknown/missing]
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Edward D. Baker
Whig March 4, 1849 -
March 3, 1851
31st Elected in 1848.
[data unknown/missing]
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Thompson Campbell
Democratic March 4, 1851 -
March 3, 1853
32nd Elected in 1850.
[data unknown/missing]
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Richard Yates
Whig March 4, 1853 -
March 3, 1855
33rd Redistricted from the 7th district and re-elected in 1852.
[data unknown/missing]
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Thomas L. Harris
Democratic March 4, 1855 -
November 24, 1858
34th
35th
Re-elected in 1854.
Re-elected in 1856.
Re-elected in 1858
Died.
Vacant November 24, 1858 -
January 4, 1859
35th
Charles D. Hodges Democratic January 4, 1859 -
March 3, 1859
35th Elected to finish Harris's term in the 35th Congress.
Retired.
Vacant March 4, 1859 -
November 8, 1859
36th
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John A. McClernand
Democratic November 8, 1859 -
October 28, 1861
36th
37th
Elected to finish Harris's term in the 36th Congress.
Re-elected in 1860.
Resigned to accept commission as brigadier general of volunteers for service in the Civil War.
Vacant October 28, 1861 -
December 12, 1861
37th
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Anthony L. Knapp
Democratic December 12, 1861 -
March 3, 1863
Elected to finish McClernand's term.
Redistricted to the 10th district.
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Jesse O. Norton
Republican March 4, 1863 -
March 3, 1865
38th Elected in 1862.
[data unknown/missing]
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Burton C. Cook
Republican March 4, 1865 -
August 26, 1871
39th
40th
41st
42nd
Re-elected in 1864.
Re-elected in 1866.
Re-elected in 1868.
Re-elected in 1870.
Resigned.
Vacant August 26, 1871 -
December 4, 1871
42nd
Henry Snapp Republican December 4, 1871 -
March 3, 1873
Elected to finish Cook's term.
[data unknown/missing]
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John B. Hawley
Republican March 4, 1873 -
March 3, 1875
43rd Redistricted from the 4th district and re-elected in 1872.
[data unknown/missing]
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Thomas J. Henderson
Republican 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 7th district.
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Robert R. Hitt
Republican March 4, 1883 -
March 3, 1895
48th
49th
50th
51st
52nd
53rd
Redistricted from the 5th district and re-elected in 1882.
Re-elected in 1884.
Re-elected in 1886.
Re-elected in 1888.
Re-elected in 1890.
Re-elected in 1892.
Redistricted to the 9th district.
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Edward D. Cooke
Republican March 4, 1895 -
June 24, 1897
54th
55th
Elected in 1894.
Re-elected in 1896.
Died.
Vacant June 24, 1897 -
November 23, 1897
55th
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Henry S. Boutell
Republican November 23, 1897 -
March 3, 1903
55th
56th
57th
Elected to finish Cooke's term.
Re-elected in 1898.
Re-elected in 1900.
Redistricted to the 9th district.
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William Lorimer
Republican March 4, 1903 -
June 17, 1909
58th
59th
60th
61st
Elected in 1902.
Re-elected in 1904.
Re-elected in 1906.
Re-elected in 1908.
Resigned when elected to US Senate.
Vacant June 17, 1909 -
November 23, 1909
61st
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William Moxley
Republican November 23, 1909 -
March 3, 1911
Elected to finish Lorimer's term.
[data unknown/missing]
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Edmund J. Stack
Democratic March 4, 1911 -
March 3, 1913
62nd Elected in 1910.
[data unknown/missing]
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James McAndrews
Democratic March 4, 1913 -
March 3, 1921
63rd
64th
65th
66th
Elected in 1912.
Re-elected in 1914.
Re-elected in 1916.
Re-elected in 1918.
[data unknown/missing]
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John J. Gorman
Republican March 4, 1921 -
March 3, 1923
67th Elected in 1920.
[data unknown/missing]
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James R. Buckley
Democratic March 4, 1923 -
March 3, 1925
68th Elected in 1922.
[data unknown/missing]
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John J. Gorman
Republican March 4, 1925 -
March 3, 1927
69th Elected in 1924.
[data unknown/missing]
James T. Igoe Democratic March 4, 1927 -
March 3, 1933
70th
71st
72nd
Elected in 1926.
Re-elected in 1928.
Re-elected in 1930.
[data unknown/missing]
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Thomas J. O'Brien
Democratic March 4, 1933 -
January 3, 1939
73rd
74th
75th
Elected in 1932.
Re-elected in 1934.
Re-elected in 1936.
[data unknown/missing]
A. F. Maciejewski Democratic January 3, 1939 -
December 8, 1942
76th
77th
Elected in 1938.
Re-elected in 1940.
Resigned.
Vacant December 8, 1942 -
January 3, 1943
77th
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Thomas J. O'Brien
Democratic January 3, 1943 -
April 14, 1964
78th
79th
80th
81st
82nd
83rd
84th
85th
86th
87th
88th
Elected in 1942.
Re-elected in 1944.
Re-elected in 1946.
Re-elected in 1948.
Re-elected in 1950.
Re-elected in 1952.
Re-elected in 1954.
Re-elected in 1956.
Re-elected in 1958.
Re-elected in 1960.
Re-elected in 1962.
Died.
Vacant April 14, 1964 -
January 3, 1965
88th
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Daniel J. Ronan
Democratic January 3, 1965 -
August 13, 1969
89th
90th
91st
Elected in 1964.
Re-elected in 1966.
Re-elected in 1968.
Died.
Vacant August 13, 1969 -
November 3, 1970
91st
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George W. Collins
Democratic November 3, 1970 -
December 8, 1972
91st
92nd
Elected to finish Ronan's term.
Re-elected in 1970.
Died.
Vacant December 8, 1972 -
January 3, 1973
92nd
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Harold R. Collier
Republican January 3, 1973 -
January 3, 1975
93rd Redistricted from the 10th district and re-elected in 1972.
[data unknown/missing]
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Henry Hyde
Republican January 3, 1975 -
January 3, 2007
94th
95th
96th
97th
98th
99th
100th
101st
102nd
103rd
104th
105th
106th
107th
108th
109th
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.
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.
Retired.
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Peter Roskam
Republican January 3, 2007 -
January 3, 2019
110th
111th
112th
113th
114th
115th
Elected in 2006.
Re-elected in 2008.
Re-elected in 2008.
Re-elected in 2010.
Re-elected in 2012.
Re-elected in 2014.
Re-elected in 2016.
Lost re-election.
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Sean Casten
Democratic January 3, 2019 -
present
116th
117th
Elected in 2018.
Re-elected in 2020.
Incumbent.

Historical district boundaries

2003 - 2013

See also

References

  1. ^ https://www.census.gov/mycd/?st=17&cd=06
  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. 566-567. ISBN 978-0-226-10544-4. Copyright National Journal.
  4. ^ Nir, David (2016). "Daily Kos Elections' presidential results by congressional district for the 2016 and 2012 elections". Daily Kos.

External links

Coordinates: 42°10?30?N 88°13?12?W / 42.17500°N 88.22000°W / 42.17500; -88.22000


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