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Illinois's 16th congressional district
The 16th congressional district of Illinois
The 16th congressional district of Illinois
Current Representative Donald A. Manzullo (R)
Population (2000) 653,647
Median income $48,960
Ethnicity 88.9% White, 5.4% Black, 1.3% Asian, 6.5% Hispanic, 0.2% Native American, 1.4% other
Cook PVI R + 2

The 16th Congressional District of Illinois covers a part of northern Illinois, including the cities of Rockford, Crystal Lake, Machesney Park, Belvidere, Freeport and Galena, and all or parts of Jo Daviess, Stephenson, Winnebago, Boone, McHenry, Carroll, Ogle, DeKalb, and Whiteside counties. It has been represented by Republican Donald A. Manzullo since 1993. Democratic candidate Robert Abboud and Green Party candidate Scott K. Summers both challenged Manzullo in the 2008 election. Manzullo was re-elected to Congress in November of 2008.

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Voting

Election results from presidential races
Year Office Results
2008 President Obama 53 - 45%
2004 President Bush 55 - 44%
2000 President Bush 54 - 43%

List of Representatives

Representative Party Years District home Notes
District created March 4, 1873
James S. Martin Republican March 4, 1873 – March 3, 1875
William A. J. Sparks Democratic March 4, 1875 – March 3, 1883
Aaron Shaw Democratic March 4, 1883 – March 3, 1885
Silas Z. Landes Democratic March 4, 1885 – March 3, 1889
George W. Fithian Democratic March 4, 1889 – March 3, 1895
Finis E. Downing Democratic March 4, 1895 – June 5, 1896 Lost contested election
John I. Rinaker Republican June 5, 1896 – March 3, 1897 Won contested election
William H. Hinrichsen Democratic March 4, 1897 – March 3, 1899
William E. Williams Democratic March 4, 1899 – March 3, 1901
Thomas J. Selby Democratic March 4, 1901 – March 3, 1903
Joseph V. Graff Republican March 4, 1903 – March 3, 1911 Redistricted from the 14th district
Claude U. Stone Democratic March 4, 1911 – March 3, 1917
Clifford C. Ireland Republican March 4, 1917 – March 3, 1923
William E. Hull Republican March 4, 1923 – March 3, 1933
Everett Dirksen Republican March 4, 1933 – January 3, 1949
Leo E. Allen Republican January 3, 1949 – January 3, 1961 Redistricted from the 13th district
John B. Anderson Republican January 3, 1961 – January 3, 1981
Lynn Morley Martin Republican January 3, 1981 – January 3, 1991
John W. Cox, Jr. Democratic January 3, 1991 – January 3, 1993
Donald A. Manzullo Republican January 3, 1993 – Present Incumbent

References

See also

United States House of Representatives elections, 2008

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