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Illinois's 6th congressional district
The 6th congressional district of Illinois since 2003
The 6th congressional district of Illinois since 2003
Current Representative Peter Roskam (R)
Population (2000) 653,647
Median income $62,640
Ethnicity 82.3% White, 2.7% Black, 8.1% Asian, 12.5% Hispanic, 0.2% Native American, 4.6% other
Cook PVI EVEN

The 6th congressional district of Illinois includes parts of DuPage and Cook counties, and has been represented by Republican Peter Roskam since January 2007.

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Voting

Election results from presidential races
Year Office Results
2008 President Obama 56 - 43%
2004 President Bush 53 - 46%
2000 President Bush 53 - 44%

List of representatives

Representative Party Years District home Notes
District created March 4, 1843
Joseph P. Hoge Democratic March 4, 1843 - March 3, 1847
Thomas J. Turner Democratic March 4, 1847 - March 3, 1849
Edward D. Baker Whig March 4, 1849 - March 3, 1851
Thompson Campbell Democratic March 4, 1851 - March 3, 1853
Richard Yates Whig March 4, 1853 - March 3, 1855 Redistricted from the 7th district
Thomas L. Harris Democratic March 4, 1855 - November 24, 1858 Died
Vacant November 24, 1858 - January 4, 1859
Charles D. Hodges Democratic January 4, 1859 - March 3, 1859
Vacant March 4, 1859 - November 8, 1859
John A. McClernand Democratic November 8, 1859 - October 28, 1861 Resigned to accept commission as brigadier general of volunteers for service in the Civil War
Vacant October 28, 1861 - December 12, 1861
Anthony L. Knapp Democratic December 12, 1861 - March 3, 1863 Redistricted to the 10th district
Jesse O. Norton Republican March 4, 1863 - March 3, 1865
Burton C. Cook Republican March 4, 1865 - August 26, 1871 Resigned
Vacant August 26, 1871 - December 4, 1871
Henry Snapp Republican December 4, 1871 - March 3, 1873
John B. Hawley Republican March 4, 1873 - March 3, 1875 Redistricted from the 4th district
Thomas J. Henderson Republican March 4, 1875 - March 3, 1883 Redistricted to the 7th district
Robert R. Hitt Republican March 4, 1883 - March 3, 1895 Redistricted from the 5th district, Redistricted to the 9th district
Edward D. Cooke Republican March 4, 1895 - June 24, 1897 Died
Vacant June 24, 1897 - November 23, 1897
Henry S. Boutell Republican November 23, 1897 - March 3, 1903 Redistricted to the 9th district
William Lorimer Republican March 4, 1903 - June 17, 1909 Resigned after being elected to US Senate
Vacant June 17, 1909 - November 23, 1909
William Moxley Republican November 23, 1909 - March 3, 1911
Edmund J. Stack Democratic March 4, 1911 - March 3, 1913
James McAndrews Democratic March 4, 1913 - March 3, 1921
John J. Gorman Republican March 4, 1921 - March 3, 1923
James R. Buckley Democratic March 4, 1923 - March 3, 1925
John J. Gorman Republican March 4, 1925 - March 3, 1927
James T. Igoe Democratic March 4, 1927 - March 3, 1933
Thomas J. O'Brien Democratic March 4, 1933 - January 3, 1939
A. F. Maciejewski Democratic January 3, 1939 - December 8, 1942 Resigned
Vacant December 8, 1942 - January 3, 1943
Thomas J. O'Brien Democratic January 3, 1943 - April 14, 1964 Died
Vacant April 14, 1964 - January 3, 1965
Daniel J. Ronan Democratic January 3, 1965 - August 13, 1969 Died
Vacant August 13, 1969 - November 3, 1970
George W. Collins Democratic November 3, 1970 - December 8, 1972 Died
Vacant December 8, 1972 - January 3, 1973
Harold R. Collier Republican January 3, 1973 - January 3, 1975 Redistricted from the 10th district
Henry Hyde Republican January 3, 1975 - January 3, 2007
Peter Roskam Republican January 3, 2007 - Present Incumbent

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