Illinois's 12th congressional district

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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.

2011 redistricting[edit]

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[edit]

2012 election[edit]

Voting[edit]

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[edit]

Representative Party Years District home Notes
District created
March 4, 1863
WilliamRallsMorrison.png William R. Morrison Democratic March 4, 1863 - March 3, 1865
JehuBaker.jpg Jehu Baker Republican March 4, 1865 - March 3, 1869
JohnBHay.jpg John B. Hay Republican March 4, 1869 - March 3, 1873
JamesCarrollRobinson.jpg James C. Robinson Democratic March 4, 1873 - March 3, 1875 Redistricted from the 8th district
William McKendree Springer - Brady-Handy.jpg William M. Springer Democratic March 4, 1875 - March 3, 1883 Redistricted to the 13th district
No image.svg James M. Riggs Democratic March 4, 1883 - March 3, 1887
No image.svg George A. Anderson Democratic March 4, 1887 - March 3, 1889
ScottWike.jpg Scott Wike Democratic March 4, 1889 - March 3, 1893
JohnJamesMcDannold.jpg John J. McDannold Democratic March 4, 1893 - March 3, 1895
JGCannon.jpg Joseph G. Cannon Republican March 4, 1895 - March 3, 1903 Redistricted from the 15th district, Redistricted to the 18th district
CharlesEugeneFuller.jpg Charles E. Fuller Republican March 4, 1903 - March 3, 1913
WilliamHHinebaugh.jpg William H. Hinebaugh Progressive March 4, 1913 - March 3, 1915
CharlesEugeneFuller.jpg Charles E. Fuller Republican March 4, 1915 - June 25, 1926 Died
Vacant
June 25, 1926 - March 3, 1927
No image.svg John T. Buckbee Republican March 4, 1927 - April 23, 1936 Died
Vacant
April 23, 1936 - January 3, 1937
NoahMMason.jpg Noah M. Mason Republican January 3, 1937 - January 3, 1949 Redistricted to the 15th district
No image.svg Edgar A. Jonas Republican January 3, 1949 - January 3, 1955
No image.svg Charles A. Boyle Democratic January 3, 1955 - November 4, 1959 Died
Vacant
November 4, 1959 - January 3, 1961
No image.svg Edward R. Finnegan Democratic January 3, 1961 - January 3, 1963 Redistricted to the 9th district
Robert McClory.jpg Robert McClory Republican January 3, 1963 - January 3, 1973 Redistricted to the 13th district
PhilCrane.jpg Phil Crane Republican January 3, 1973 - January 3, 1993 Redistricted from the 13th district, Redistricted to the 8th district
Rep Jerry Costello.jpg Jerry Costello Democratic January 3, 1993 - January 3, 2013 Redistricted from the 21st district
Enyart official portrait.jpg William Enyart Democratic January 3, 2013 -

Historical district boundaries[edit]

2003 - 2013

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 37°59′43″N 89°25′55″W / 37.99528°N 89.43194°W / 37.99528; -89.43194