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Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.)

  • District: 9th District, Chicago -- North Side lakefront; Evanston
  • Residence: Evanston
  • Born: May 26, 1944; Chicago, Ill.
  • Religion: Jewish
  • Family: Husband, Robert Creamer; three children
  • Education: U. of Illinois, B.S. 1965 (elementary education)
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Candidate for Cook County Commission, 1986; Ill. House, 1991-99 (floor leader, 1994-99); U.S. House, 1999-present
  • Elected: Elected: 1998 (8th term)
  • Committee Assignments: Energy & Commerce (Commerce, Manufacturing & Trade - Ranking Member; Environment & the Economy; Health; Oversight & Investigations); Select Intelligence (Oversight & Investigations - Ranking Member)
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State Information: 9th District, Chicago -- North Side lakefront; Evanston

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general Jan Schakowsky (D) 194,869 66.3%
Timothy Wolfe (R) 98,924 33.7%
Hilaire Shioura (WRI) 8  
Susanne Atanus (D) 6  
2010 general Jan Schakowsky (D) 117,553 66.3%
Joel Pollak (R) 55,182 31.1%
Simon Ribeiro (GREEN) 4,472 2.5%
2008 general Jan Schakowsky (D) 181,948 74.7%
Michael Younan (R) 53,593 22%
Morris Shanfield (GREEN) 8,140 3.3%
write-in (Write-In) 13 0%
2006 general Jan Schakowsky (D) 122,852 74.6%
Michael Shannon (R) 41,858 25.4%
write-in (Write-In) 3  
2004 general Jan Schakowsky (D) 175,282 75.7%
Kurt Eckhardt (R) 56,135 24.3%
2002 general Jan Schakowsky (D) 118,642 70.3%
Nicholas Duric (R) 45,307 26.8%
Stephanie Sailor (LIBERT) 4,887 2.9%
2000 general Jan Schakowsky (D) 147,002 76.4%
Dennis Driscoll (R) 45,344 23.6%
1998 general Jan Schakowsky (D) 107,878 74.6%
Herbert Sohn (R) 33,448 23.1%
Michael D. Ray (LIBERT) 3,284 2.3%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 65% Mitt Romney: 33%
2008 Barack Obama: 69% John McCain: 30%

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