U.S. House

The 435 voting members of the United States House of Representatives are elected from geographical districts. Members act as legislators in the House, which makes up the United States Congress along with the Senate. Representatives serve two-year terms.

Candidates

1st District

Jonathan L. Jackson

Incumbent Democrat

“I am proud that I worked to secure voting rights, expand economic programs, and investigate child smuggling through letters to Homeland Security.”

Marcus Lewis

Republican

“The 1st District has been invaded by these illegal aliens and they are allowed to receive monies and resources that should be going to the residents of the district, especially the Black Residents.”

Montelle L. Gaji

Republican

“Voters in my district are fed up with the loss of resources (access to parks and community centers) and loss of property value due to tents and migrants on properties they own.”

2nd District

Did not participate

Robin Kelly

Incumbent Democrat

Did not participate in the 2024 voter guide.

Ashley Ramos

Republican

“We need to help fix the issues plaguing our current residents in need.”

3rd District

Delia Ramirez

Incumbent Democrat

“After a year serving in this role, it is more clear to me than ever why my voice is so badly needed in the halls of Congress.”

John Booras

Republican

“I believe bipartisanship is more important now than ever before. We have to put people over politics in order to get the job done for the residents in my district.”

4th District

Jesus “Chuy” Garcia

Incumbent Democrat

“There’s so much at stake and we need experienced and reliable candidates that can protect our democracy and deliver for our communities.”

Raymond A. Lopez

Democrat

“I have proven I am willing to combat the social ills plaguing the communities I represent directly and decisively.”

5th District

Mike Quigley

Incumbent Democrat

“As your representative, I have utilized my position on the Appropriations Committee to bring funding home to our community and ensure that our needs are prioritized in government funding.”

Tommy Hanson

Republican

“As a real estate licensee, we work with all walks of life, all nationalities, all religious beliefs  and all identities, to provide a positive outcome. That’s the way our government should be, but it isn’t.”

6th District

Sean Casten

Incumbent Democrat

“Over my three terms in Congress, I’ve been reassured by the voters and my colleagues that my idealism is justified.”

Charles M. Hughes

Democrat

“Charles Hughes, will focus on us — raise Social Security checks $500 more month for seniors. Increase federal funds to fight crime”

Mahnoor Ahmad

Democrat

“The people in this district and our nation want a ceasefire. Our campaign is driven and funded to serve the people. When elected, I will fight for the people and put people first.”

Did not participate

Niki Conforti

Republican

Did not participate in the 2024 voter guide.

7th District

Danny K. Davis

Incumbent Democrat

“Bipartisanship is very important and I have worked wisely and effectively on health, education, child welfare, and justice reform.

Melissa Conyears-Ervin

Democrat

“I want to help those most in need in my community, and the past several years have taught us all that the leaders we choose to serve us in public office matter a great deal.”

Kouri Marshall

Democrat

“I am running because people in the 7th Congressional District are looking for a change. Residents are looking for greater return on their investments.”

Nikhil Bhatia

Democrat

“The challenges we are facing today require swift action and our democracy needs bold reforms to survive.”

Kina Collins

Democrat

“I’m running because the urgency of this moment, and the crises that we are facing demand urgency from our leaders.”

Chad Koppie

Republican

“Bipartisanship is important, since I hope I can persuade many Democrats that abortion is murder.”

8th District

Raja Krishnamoorthi

Incumbent Democrat

“In Congress, I have worked to help more Americans achieve and sustain the middle-class life that my family experienced.”

Mark Rice

Republican

“It is past time for new leadership to replace current failed leaders with common sense solutions.”

9th District

Did not participate

Janice D. Schakowsky

Incumbent Democrat

Did not participate in the 2024 voter guide.

10th District

Did not participate

Brad Schneider

Incumbent Democrat

Did not participate in the 2024 voter guide.

Did not participate

Jim Carris

Incumbent Republican

Did not participate in the 2024 voter guide.

11th District

Bill Foster

Incumbent Democrat

“I am the only PhD physicist in Congress, and I bring with me a wealth of experience gained from a career that required prioritizing research and scientific evidence to draw conclusions and make recommendations.”

Qasim Rashid

Democrat

“After becoming a human rights lawyer, I've spent the last nearly 15 years working with those same low income communities to advance economic, social, and climate justice.”

Susan Hathaway-Altman

Republican

“I see the American Dream fading away under this current administration. And my true determination, grit, experience and skills, are needed in Congress.”

Did not participate

Jerry Evans

Republican

Did not participate in the 2024 voter guide.

O Kent Mercado

Republican

“I have talked to thousands of people who want to focus on kitchen table issues and not polarizing ones.”

12th District

Did not participate

Darren Bailey

Republican

Did not participate in the 2024 voter guide.

Did not participate

Mike Bost

Incumbent Republican

Did not participate in the 2024 voter guide.

Did not participate

Preston Gabriel Nelson

Democrat

Did not participate in the 2024 voter guide.

Did not participate

Brian Roberts

Democrat

Did not participate in the 2024 voter guide.

13th District

Nikki Budzinski

Incumbent Democrat

“I will help working families get on their feet, get back to work, and get the type of good-paying middle-class jobs that used to be available to communities all over Downstate but are harder and harder to come by every year.”

Joshua Loyd

Republican

“I have a broad worldview, having visited numerous nations on almost all continents. I also understand the military, the military machine, and the US position in international affairs as I am former military.”

Did not participate

Thomas Clatterbuck

Republican

Did not participate in the 2024 voter guide.

14th District

Lauren Underwood

Incumbent Democrat

“I am running to continue to bring resources to families across northern Illinois and ensure our shared values are reflected in Washington DC.”

James T. “Jim” Marter

Republican

“In Congress, I will fight for your God-given rights and be relentless at cutting the size and scope of the federal government.”

Charlie Kim

Republican

“I have experience working within the government to solve our nation's problems. I have credibility, working in international relations and law.”

15th District

Did not participate

Mary E. Miller

Incumbent Republican

Did not participate in the 2024 voter guide.

16th District

Did not participate

Darin LaHood

Incumbent Republican

Did not participate in the 2024 voter guide.

17th District

Eric Sorensen

Incumbent Democrat

“I am running for re-election to continue to be a trusted voice for my neighbors on the issues that impact their everyday lives.”

Did not participate

Scott Alan Crowl

Republican

Did not participate in the 2024 voter guide.

Did not participate

Joe McGraw

Republican

Did not participate in the 2024 voter guide.

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