Illinois's 6th congressional district

Illinois's 6th congressional district
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Illinois's 6th congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Representative
  Sean Casten
DDowners Grove
Area379 sq mi (980 km2)
Distribution
  • 99.4% urban
  • 0.6% rural
Population (2011 est.)712,712
Median income$98,889[1]
Ethnicity
Cook PVIR+2[2][3]

The 6th congressional district of Illinois 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[edit]

2018 election[edit]

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

Election results from recent presidential races[edit]

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]

List of members representing the district[edit]

Member Party Years Cong
ress
Electoral history
District created March 4, 1843
Joseph P. Hoge Democratic March 4, 1843 –
March 3, 1847
28th
29th
[Data unknown/missing.]
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Thomas J. Turner
Democratic March 4, 1847 –
March 3, 1849
30th [Data unknown/missing.]
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Edward D. Baker
Whig March 4, 1849 –
March 3, 1851
31st [Data unknown/missing.]
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Thompson Campbell
Democratic March 4, 1851 –
March 3, 1853
32nd [Data unknown/missing.]
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Richard Yates
Whig March 4, 1853 –
March 3, 1855
33rd Redistricted from the 7th district.
[Data unknown/missing.]
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Thomas L. Harris
Democratic March 4, 1855 –
November 24, 1858
34th
35th
Re-elected in 1858 but then 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.
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 [Data unknown/missing.]
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Burton C. Cook
Republican March 4, 1865 –
August 26, 1871
39th
40th
41st
42nd
[Data unknown/missing.]
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.
[Data unknown/missing.]
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Thomas J. Henderson
Republican March 4, 1875 –
March 3, 1883
44th
45th
46th
47th
[Data unknown/missing.]
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.
Redistricted to the 9th district.
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Edward D. Cooke
Republican March 4, 1895 –
June 24, 1897
54th
55th
[Data unknown/missing.]
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.
Redistricted to the 9th district.
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William Lorimer
Republican March 4, 1903 –
June 17, 1909
58th
59th
60th
61st
[Data unknown/missing.]
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.]
Edmund J. Stack Democratic March 4, 1911 –
March 3, 1913
62nd [Data unknown/missing.]
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James McAndrews
Democratic March 4, 1913 –
March 3, 1921
63rd
64th
65th
66th
[Data unknown/missing.]
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John J. Gorman
Republican March 4, 1921 –
March 3, 1923
67th [Data unknown/missing.]
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James R. Buckley
Democratic March 4, 1923 –
March 3, 1925
68th [Data unknown/missing.]
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John J. Gorman
Republican March 4, 1925 –
March 3, 1927
69th [Data unknown/missing.]
James T. Igoe Democratic March 4, 1927 –
March 3, 1933
70th
71st
72nd
[Data unknown/missing.]
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Thomas J. O'Brien
Democratic March 4, 1933 –
January 3, 1939
73rd
74th
75th
[Data unknown/missing.]
A. F. Maciejewski Democratic January 3, 1939 –
December 8, 1942
76th
77th
[Data unknown/missing.]
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
[Data unknown/missing.]
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
[Data unknown/missing.]
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.
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.
[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
[Data unknown/missing.]
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Peter Roskam
Republican January 3, 2007 –
January 3, 2019
110th
111th
112th
113th
114th
115th
[Data unknown/missing.]
Lost re-election.
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Sean Casten
Democratic January 3, 2019 –
present
116th [Data unknown/missing.]

Living former members[edit]

As of January 2019, there is one living former member of the House from the district. The most recent representative to die was Henry Hyde (served 1977–2007) on November 29, 2007.

Representative Term of office Date of birth (and age)
Peter Roskam 2007–2019 (1961-09-13) September 13, 1961 (age 58)

Historical district boundaries[edit]

2003 - 2013

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

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