Illinois's 14th congressional district
|Illinois's 14th congressional district|
|Area||1,598 sq mi (4,140 km2)|
After the 2011 redistricting which followed the 2010 census, meaning from the 2012 election on, the congressional district covers parts of the counties of DeKalb, DuPage, Kane, Kendall, Lake, McHenry and Will. The district includes all or parts of the cities of Batavia, Campton Hills, Crystal Lake, Geneva, Huntley, McHenry, Naperville, St. Charles, North Aurora, Oswego, Plainfield, Plano, Sycamore, Warrenville, Wauconda, Woodstock, and Yorkville.
|Republican||Randy Hultgren (incumbent)||177,603||58.8|
Hultgren lost his releection bid to Democrat Lauren Underwood.
|Republican||Randy Hultgren (Incumbent)||141,164||47.5|
|Democratic gain from Republican|
|Democratic||Lauren Underwood (Incumbent)||203,209||50.7|
Results from recent statewide races
|2000||President||Bush 54 – 42%|
|2004||President||Bush 55 – 44%|
|2008||President||Obama 50 – 49%|
|2012||President||Romney 54 – 44%|
|2016||President||Trump 49 – 45%|
|2020||President||Biden 50 – 48%|
Joseph Gurney Cannon, who also served as Speaker of the United States House of Representatives during four congresses and after which the Cannon House Office Building is named, represented the district early in his career (1873–83), although he was representing the 18th district when he was speaker from 1903 to 1911.
Hastert resigned from Congress in November 2007 and on March 8, 2008 the 2008 Illinois's 14th congressional district special election was held to fill the vacancy. Democrat Bill Foster defeated Republican Jim Oberweis by 52.5% to 47.5%. In the November 2008 regular election, Foster won a full two-year term, defeating Oberweis once again.
Foster failed to win re-election in 2010. Republican Randy Hultgren won the seat for the GOP and was sworn in when the 112th Congress convened. Hultgren was re-elected in the 2012 election, the 2014 election, and the 2016 election.
List of members representing the district
- Illinois's 14th congressional district special election, 2008
- Illinois's congressional districts
- List of United States congressional districts
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