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Illinois's 19th congressional district
The 19th congressional district of Illinois
The 19th congressional district of Illinois
Current Representative John Shimkus (R)
Population (2000) 653,647
Median income $35,066
Ethnicity 94.6% White, 0.5% Asian, 1.1% Hispanic, 0.0% Native American, 0.8% other
Cook PVI R + 9

The 19th Congressional District of Illinois encompasses a large stretch of rural Southern Illinois, part of Springfield and the outer St. Louis suburbs. It has been represented by Republican John Shimkus since 1997.

The district voted 61%-39% for George W. Bush in 2004. The district has a Cook Partisan Voting Index score of R +9.

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Voting

Election results from presidential races
Year Office Results
2008 President McCain 54 - 44%
2004 President Bush 61 - 39%
2000 President Bush 55 - 41%

List of representatives

Representative Party Years District home Notes
Samuel S. Marshall Democratic March 4, 1873 – March 3, 1875 Redistricted from the 11th district
William B. Anderson Independent March 4, 1875 – March 3, 1877
Richard W. Townshend Democratic March 4, 1877 – March 9, 1889 Died
Vacant March 9, 1889 - December 2, 1889
James R. Williams Democratic December 2, 1889 – March 3, 1895
Benson Wood Republican March 4, 1895 – March 3, 1897
Andrew J. Hunter Democratic March 4, 1897 – March 3, 1899
Joseph B. Crowley Democratic March 4, 1899 – March 3, 1903 Redistricted to the 23rd district
Vespasian Warner Republican March 4, 1903 – March 3, 1905 Redistricted from the 13th district
William B. McKinley Republican March 4, 1905 – March 3, 1913
Charles M. Borchers Democratic March 4, 1913 – March 3, 1915
William B. McKinley Republican March 4, 1915 – March 3, 1921
Allen F. Moore Republican March 4, 1921 – March 3, 1925
Charles Adkins Republican March 4, 1925 – March 3, 1933
Donald C. Dobbins Democratic March 4, 1933 – January 3, 1937
Hugh M. Rigney Democratic January 3, 1937 – January 3, 1939
William H. Wheat Republican January 3, 1939 – January 16, 1944 Died
Vacant January 16, 1944 - June 13, 1944
Rolla C. McMillen Republican June 13, 1944 – January 3, 1949 Redistricted to the 22nd district
Robert B. Chiperfield Republican January 3, 1949 – January 3, 1963 Redistricted from the 15th district
Robert T. McLoskey Republican January 3, 1963 – January 3, 1965
Gale Schisler Democratic January 3, 1965 – January 3, 1967
Tom Railsback Republican January 3, 1967 – January 3, 1983
Dan Crane Republican January 3, 1983 – January 3, 1985 Redistricted from the 22nd district
Terry L. Bruce Democratic January 3, 1985 – January 3, 1993
Glenn Poshard Democratic January 3, 1993 – January 3, 1998 Redistricted from the 22nd district
David D. Phelps Democratic January 3, 1999 – January 3, 2003
John Shimkus Republican January 3, 1993 – Present Redistricted from the 20th district, Incumbent

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