2020 United States House of Representatives elections in Illinois

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2020 United States House of Representatives elections in Illinois

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All 18 Illinois seats to the United States House of Representatives
 
Party Democratic Republican
Last election 13 5

The 2020 United States House of Representatives elections in Illinois will be held on November 3, 2020, to elect the 18 U.S. Representatives from the state of Illinois, one from each of the state's 18 congressional districts. The elections will coincide with the 2020 U.S. presidential election, as well as other elections to the House of Representatives, elections to the United States Senate and various state and local elections.

District 1[edit]

The 1st district takes in the South Side of Chicago, the southern suburbs of Chicago, and continues southwest to Joliet. The incumbent is Democrat Bobby Rush, who was re-elected with 73.5% of the vote in 2018.[1]

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]
  • Robert Emmons Jr., nonprofit executive[2]
  • Ameena Matthews, community activist[3]
Potential[edit]

District 3[edit]

The 3rd district includes western and southwestern suburbs of Chicago as far as the DuPage County border, as well part of southwest Chicago itself. The incumbent is Democrat Dan Lipinski, who was re-elected with 73.0% of the vote in 2018.[1]

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Endorsements[edit]
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Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]
  • Mike Fricilone, the minority leader of the Will County Board's Republican Caucus[27]

District 6[edit]

The 6th district encompasses the western Chicago suburbs, and includes parts of Cook, DuPage, Lake, Kane and McHenry counties. The incumbent is Democrat Sean Casten, who flipped the district and was elected with 53.6% of the vote in 2018.[1]

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Republican primary[edit]

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District 7[edit]

The 7th district encompasses West Side Chicago and downtown Chicago including Bellwood, Forest Park, Oak Park, Maywood, and Westchester. The incumbent is Democrat Danny K. Davis, who was re-elected with 87.6% of the vote in 2018.[1]

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District 9[edit]

The 9th district is based in the northern Chicago suburbs, including all or parts of Des Plaines, Evanston, Glenview, Lincolnwood, Morton Grove, Mount Prospect, Niles, Park Ridge, Prospect Heights, Skokie, Wilmette and Winnetka and Arlington Heights. The incumbent is Democrat Jan Schakowsky, who was re-elected with 73.5% of the vote in 2018.[1]

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]
  • Andrew Heldut, attorney[35]
Potential[edit]

District 11[edit]

The 11th district covers the southwestern and western Chicago suburbs, including all or parts of Aurora, Bolingbrook, Darien, Joliet, Montgomery, Naperville, Lisle, Downers Grove, New Lenox, Shorewood and Woodridge. The incumbent is Democrat Bill Foster, who was re-elected with 63.8% of the vote in 2018.[1]

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District 13[edit]

The 13th district encompasses parts of Bond, Champaign, Madison, McLean and Sangamon counties, and all of Christian, Calhoun, De Witt, Greene, Jersey, Macon, Macoupin, Montgomery and Piatt counties, including all or parts of the cities of Bloomington, Champaign, Decatur, Godfrey, Taylorville and Urbana. The incumbent is Republican Rodney Davis, who was re-elected with 50.4% of the vote in 2018.[1]

Republican primary[edit]

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Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]
  • Betsy Dirksen Londrigan, former nonprofit leader and entrepreneur[37]

District 14[edit]

The 14th district encompasses the western Chicago exurbs, including all or parts of Batavia, Campton Hills, Crystal Lake, Geneva, Huntley, McHenry, Naperville, St. Charles, North Aurora, Oswego, Plainfield, Plano, Sycamore, Warrenville, Wauconda, Woodstock, and Yorkville. The incumbent is Democrat Lauren Underwood, who flipped the district and was elected with 52.5% of the vote in 2018.[1]

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District 17[edit]

The 17th district encompasses northwestern Illinois, including the Quad cities metro, the westside of Rockford, and Peoria. The incumbent is Democrat Cheri Bustos, who was re-elected with 62.1% of the vote in 2018.[1]

Democratic primary[edit]

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Republican primary[edit]

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Potential[edit]
  • Esther Joy King, attorney and businesswoman[48]

District 18[edit]

The 18th district covers rural west-central Illinois, including Jacksonville, Quincy and parts of Bloomington, Peoria, and Springfield. The incumbent is Republican Darin LaHood, who was re-elected with 67.2% of the vote in 2018.[1]

Republican primary[edit]

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References[edit]

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  3. ^ Garmes, Kyle (July 9, 2019). "Matthews follows activism with run in First District". The Beverly Review. Retrieved July 9, 2019.
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External links[edit]

Official campaign websites for 1st district candidates
Official campaign websites for 3rd district candidates
Official campaign websites for 6th district candidates
Official campaign websites for 7th district candidates
Official campaign websites for 9th district candidates
Official campaign websites for 11th district candidates
Official campaign websites for 13th district candidates
Official campaign websites for 14th district candidates
Official campaign websites for 17th district candidates
Official campaign websites for 18th district candidates