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Illinois's 12th congressional district

The 12th Congressional District of Illinois is a congressional district in the U.S. state of Illinois which has been represented by Republican Rep. Mike Bost since 2015.

Illinois's 12th congressional district
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Illinois's 12th congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Representative
  Mike Bost
RMurphysboro
Area5,008 sq mi (12,970 km2)
Distribution
  • 75.4% urban
  • 24.6% rural
Population (2011 est.)713,289
Median income$48,570[1]
Ethnicity
Cook PVIR+5[2][3]

Contents

2011 redistrictingEdit

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.

ElectionsEdit

2012 electionEdit

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

VotingEdit

Election results from presidential races
Year Office Results
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 representativesEdit

Representative Party Years Cong
ress
Notes
District created
March 4, 1863
  William R. Morrison Democratic March 4, 1863 - March 3, 1865 38th
  Jehu Baker Republican March 4, 1865 - March 3, 1869 39th
40th
  John B. Hay Republican March 4, 1869 - March 3, 1873 41st
42nd
  James C. Robinson Democratic March 4, 1873 - March 3, 1875 43rd Redistricted from the 8th district
  William M. Springer Democratic March 4, 1875 - March 3, 1883 44th
45th
46th
47th
Redistricted to the 13th district
  James M. Riggs Democratic March 4, 1883 - March 3, 1887 48th
49th
  George A. Anderson Democratic March 4, 1887 - March 3, 1889 50th
  Scott Wike Democratic March 4, 1889 - March 3, 1893 51st
52nd
  John J. McDannold Democratic March 4, 1893 - March 3, 1895 53rd
  Joseph G. Cannon Republican March 4, 1895 - March 3, 1903 54th
55th
56th
57th
Redistricted from the 15th district, Redistricted to the 18th district
  Charles E. Fuller Republican March 4, 1903 - March 3, 1913 58th
59th
60th
61st
62nd
  William H. Hinebaugh Progressive March 4, 1913 - March 3, 1915 63rd
  Charles E. Fuller Republican March 4, 1915 - June 25, 1926 64th
65th
66th
67th
68th
69th
Died
Vacant
June 25, 1926 - March 3, 1927
  John T. Buckbee Republican March 4, 1927 - April 23, 1936 70th
71st
72nd
73rd
74th
Died
Vacant
April 23, 1936 - January 3, 1937
  Noah M. Mason Republican January 3, 1937 - January 3, 1949 75th
76th
77th
78th
79th
80th
Redistricted to the 15th district
  Edgar A. Jonas Republican January 3, 1949 - January 3, 1955 81st
82nd
83rd
  Charles A. Boyle Democratic January 3, 1955 - November 4, 1959 84th
85th
86th
Died
Vacant
November 4, 1959 - January 3, 1961
  Edward R. Finnegan Democratic January 3, 1961 - January 3, 1963 87th Redistricted to the 9th district
  Robert McClory Republican January 3, 1963 - January 3, 1973 88th
89th
90th
91st
92nd
Redistricted to the 13th district
  Phil Crane Republican January 3, 1973 - January 3, 1993 93rd
94th
95th
96th
97th
98th
99th
100th
101st
102nd
Redistricted from the 13th district, Redistricted to the 8th district
  Jerry Costello Democratic January 3, 1993 - January 3, 2013 103rd
104th
105th
106th
107th
108th
109th
110th
111th
112th
Redistricted from the 21st district
  William Enyart Democratic January 3, 2013 - January 3, 2015 113th Lost re-election
  Mike Bost Republican January 3, 2015 - Present 114th
115th
116th

Living former Members of the U.S. House of Representatives from Illinois's 12th congressional districtEdit

As of May 2015, two former members of the U.S. House of Representatives from Illinois's 12th congressional district are alive. The most recent representative to die was Phil Crane (served 1973–1993) on November 8, 2014.

Representative Term in office Date of birth (and age)
Jerry Costello 1993 – 2013 (1949-09-25) September 25, 1949 (age 69)
William Enyart 2013 – 2015 (1949-09-22) September 22, 1949 (age 69)

Historical district boundariesEdit

 
2003 - 2013

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  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 April 7, 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. Retrieved March 26, 2012.

SourcesEdit

  • 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.

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