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Illinois's 12th congressional district

 

Illinois's 12th congressional district

Illinois's 12th congressional district
Illinois's 12th congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Illinois's 12th congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Current Representative William Enyart (DBelleville)
Area 5008 mi²
Distribution 75.4% urban, 24.6% rural
Population (2011 est.) 713,289
Median income $42,181
Ethnicity 79.0% White, 17.1% Black, 1.1% Asian, 3.0% Hispanic, 0.2% Native American, 0.5% other
Cook PVI EVEN[1][2]

The 12th Congressional District of Illinois has been represented by Democratic Rep. William Enyart since 2013.

Contents

  • 2011 redistricting 1
  • Elections 2
    • 2012 election 2.1
  • Voting 3
  • List of representatives 4
  • Historical district boundaries 5
  • See also 6
  • References 7
  • External links 8

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.[3] The representatives for these districts were elected in the 2012 primary and general elections, and the boundaries became effective on January 5, 2013.

Elections

2012 election

Voting

Election results from presidential races
Year Office Results
2012 President Obama 50 - 48%[2]
2008 President Obama 55 - 44%[2]
2004 President Kerry 52 - 48%
2000 President Gore 53 - 44%

List of representatives

Representative Party Years District home Notes
District created
March 4, 1863
William R. Morrison Democratic March 4, 1863 - March 3, 1865
Jehu Baker Republican March 4, 1865 - March 3, 1869
John B. Hay Republican March 4, 1869 - March 3, 1873
James C. Robinson Democratic March 4, 1873 - March 3, 1875 Redistricted from the 8th district
William M. Springer Democratic March 4, 1875 - March 3, 1883 Redistricted to the 13th district
James M. Riggs Democratic March 4, 1883 - March 3, 1887
George A. Anderson Democratic March 4, 1887 - March 3, 1889
Scott Wike Democratic March 4, 1889 - March 3, 1893
John J. McDannold Democratic March 4, 1893 - March 3, 1895
Joseph G. Cannon Republican March 4, 1895 - March 3, 1903 Redistricted from the 15th district, Redistricted to the 18th district
Charles E. Fuller Republican March 4, 1903 - March 3, 1913
William H. Hinebaugh Progressive March 4, 1913 - March 3, 1915
Charles E. Fuller Republican March 4, 1915 - June 25, 1926 Died
Vacant
June 25, 1926 - March 3, 1927
John T. Buckbee Republican March 4, 1927 - April 23, 1936 Died
Vacant
April 23, 1936 - January 3, 1937
Noah M. Mason Republican January 3, 1937 - January 3, 1949 Redistricted to the 15th district
Edgar A. Jonas Republican January 3, 1949 - January 3, 1955
Charles A. Boyle Democratic January 3, 1955 - November 4, 1959 Died
Vacant
November 4, 1959 - January 3, 1961
Edward R. Finnegan Democratic January 3, 1961 - January 3, 1963 Redistricted to the 9th district
Robert McClory Republican January 3, 1963 - January 3, 1973 Redistricted to the 13th district
Phil Crane Republican January 3, 1973 - January 3, 1993 Redistricted from the 13th district, Redistricted to the 8th district
Jerry Costello Democratic January 3, 1993 - January 3, 2013 Redistricted from the 21st district
William Enyart Democratic January 3, 2013 - January 3, 2015
Mike Bost Republican January 3, 2015 -

Historical district boundaries

2003 - 2013

See also

References

  1. ^ "Partisan Voting Index Districts of the 113th Congress: 2008 & 2012". The Cook Political Report. 2013. Retrieved 2013-08-23. 
  2. ^ a b c   Copyright National Journal.
  3. ^ Illinois Congressional District 12, Illinois Board of Elections
  • 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

External links

  • page on the 12th District of IllinoisWashington Post
  • U.S. Census Bureau - 5th District Fact Sheet

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