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Rep. Bill Foster (D-Ill.)

  • District: 11th District, West and southwest Chicago exurbs -- most of Aurora, Joliet
  • Residence: Naperville
  • Born: October 7, 1955; Madison, Wis.
  • Religion: Unspecified
  • Family: Wife, Aesook Byon; two children
  • Education: U. of Wisconsin, B.A. 1976 (physics); Harvard U., Ph.D. 1983 (experimental physics)
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: U.S. House, 2008-11; defeated for re-election to U.S. House, 2010; U.S. House, 2013-present
  • Elected: Elected: 2008 (2nd full term); Did not serve 2011-13; Defeated Rep. Judy Biggert, R
  • Committee Assignments: Financial Services (Capital Markets & Government Sponsored Enterprises; Monetary Policy & Trade)
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State Information: 11th District, West and southwest Chicago exurbs -- most of Aurora, Joliet

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general Bill Foster (D) 148,928 58.6%
Judy Biggert (R) 105,348 41.4%
Chris Michel (WRI) 19 0%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 58% Mitt Romney: 41%
2008 Barack Obama: 61% John McCain: 37%

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