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Illinois's 15th congressional district
The 15th congressional district of Illinois
The 15th congressional district of Illinois
Current Representative Timothy Johnson (R)
Population (2000) 653,647
Median income $38,583
Ethnicity 89.5% White, 5.7% Black, 2.3% Asian, 2.2% Hispanic, 0.2% Native American, 1.2% other
Cook PVI R + 6

The 15th Congressional District of Illinois covers a part of eastern Illinois, including the cities of Charleston, Urbana, Danville, and Champaign, and all or parts of Livingston, Iroquois, Ford, McLean, DeWitt, Champaign, Vermillion, Macon, Piatt, Douglas, Edgar, Moultrie, Coles, Cumberland, Clark, Crawford, Lawrence, Wabash, Edwards, White, Saline, and Gallatin counties. It has been represented by Republican Timothy V. Johnson since 2001.

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Voting

Election results from presidential races
Year Office Results
2008 President McCain 50 - 48%
2004 President Bush 58 - 41%
2000 President Bush 54 - 42%

List of representatives

Representative Party Years District home Notes
District created March 4, 1873
John R. Eden Democratic March 4, 1873 - March 3, 1879
Albert P. Forsythe Greenback March 4, 1879 - March 3, 1881
Samuel W. Moulton Democratic March 4, 1881 - March 3, 1883 Redistricted to the 17th district
Joseph G. Cannon Republican March 4, 1883 - March 3, 1891 Redistricted from the 14th district
Samuel T. Busey Democratic March 4, 1891 - March 3, 1893
Joseph G. Cannon Republican March 4, 1893 - March 3, 1895 Redistricted to the 12th district
Benjamin F. Marsh Republican March 4, 1895 - March 3, 1901 Redistricted from the 11th district
J. Ross Mickey Democratic March 4, 1901 - March 3, 1903
George W. Prince Republican March 4, 1903 - March 3, 1913 Redistricted from the 10th district
Stephen A. Hoxworth Democratic March 4, 1913 - March 3, 1915
Edward J. King Republican March 4, 1915 - February 17, 1929 Died
Vacant February 17, 1929 - November 4, 1930
Burnett M. Chiperfield Republican November 4, 1930 - March 3, 1933
J. Leroy Adair Democratic March 4, 1933 - January 3, 1937
Lewis L. Boyer Democratic January 3, 1937 - January 3, 1939
Robert B. Chiperfield Republican January 3, 1939 - January 3, 1949 Redistricted to the 19th district
Noah M. Mason Republican January 3, 1949 - January 3, 1963 Redistricted from the 12th district
Charlotte T. Reid Republican January 3, 1963 - October 7, 1971 Resigned after becoming member of the Federal Communications Commission
Vacant October 7, 1971 - January 3, 1973
Leslie C. Arends Republican January 3, 1973 - January 3, 1975 Redistricted from the 17th district
Tim Lee Hall Democratic January 3, 1975 - January 3, 1977
Tom Corcoran Republican January 3, 1977 - January 3, 1983 Redistricted to the 14th district
Edward R. Madigan Republican January 3, 1983 - March 8, 1991 Redistricted from the 21st district, Resigned after being appointed Secretary of Agriculture
Vacant March 8, 1991 - July 2, 1991
Thomas W. Ewing Republican July 2, 1991 - January 3, 2001
Timothy V. Johnson Republican January 3, 2001 - Present Incumbent

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