2018 House Race: Illinois District: IL-08 ( Raja Krishnamoorthi v Jitendra Diganvker )

CURRENT STATUS: Pending General Election

Race Status

Strong Dem
INCUMBENT PARTY: Dem last updated: 09-10-2018
Key Dates
Filing Deadline: 12/04/2017
Primaries: 03/20/2018
General Election: 11/06/2018

Race Status History
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Democratic Candidate

Dem Incumbent

Incumbent
Raja Krishnamoorthi
BALLOTPEDIA Profile

WINNER: Raja Krishnamoorthi (Share of Vote: Unopposed )


Rep Candidate

Republican Candidate
JD Diganvker
BALLOTPEDIA Profile

WINNER: JD Diganvker (Share of Vote: Unopposed)


Pundit Opinions

Average
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Current House Scoreboard
2018 District IL-08 Data Card
IL-08 Demographics
DemographicDistrictStateNation
Gender50% Female49.1% Male
50.9% Female
51% Female
Race/Ethnicity51% White
28% Hispanic
14% Asian
4% African American
61.7% White/Caucasian
15.5% White/Hispanic
14.7% Black/African American
61% White
18% Hispanic
12% Black
5% Asian
2% Two or More
1% Native
Language Other than Eng at Home43.5%22.7%21.1%
High School Grad Rate86.0%88.9%87.5%
College Grad Rate32.6%34.0%31.3%
Per Capita Income$30,276$32,849$31,128
Median Age37.337.937.9
Population717,78912801539325.7 mil
Square Miles205.5055519.53,796,742
Population per SqMi13,492.601230.6185.8
People per Household2.82.62.7
Foreign Born28.2%13.9%13.5%
Veteran4.3%5.9%7.4%
Geographic Mobility12.9%13.1%14.6%
Note: All area related stats do NOT include bodies of water.

Data Credits
District/State/National: www.censusreporter.org
State: www.census.gov
State/Miscellaneous: BALLOTPEDIA State Profile
IL-08 Voting History
Presidential Voting Percentages
YearClintonTrumpMargin
201658.136.4+21.7
YearObamaRomneyMargin
201257.440.9+16.5
YearObamaMcCainMargin
200861.537.1+24.4

House Voting Percentages
YearDEMREPMargin
201658.341.7+16.6
201455.744.3+11.4
201254.745.3+9.4

Show National Voting Statistics

National Presidential Voting Percentages
YearClintonTrumpMargin
201648.446.3+2.1
YearObamaRomneyMargin
201251.147.3+3.8
YearObamaMcCainMargin
20085345.7+7.3

National House Voting Percentages
YearDEMREPMargin
20164849.1-1.1
201445.751.4-5.7
201250.649.4+1.2