2018 House Race: Illinois District: IL-17 ( Cheri Bustos v Bill Fawell )

CURRENT STATUS: Complete

Race Status

RESULT: Cheri Bustos (Dem)


Strong Dem
INCUMBENT PARTY: Dem last updated: 10-15-2018
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
Cheri Bustos
BALLOTPEDIA Profile

WINNER: Cheri Bustos (Share of Vote: Unopposed )


Rep Candidate

Republican Candidate
Bill Fawell
BALLOTPEDIA Profile

WINNER: Bill Fawell (Share of Vote: Unopposed)


Pundit Opinions

RESULT
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Current House Scoreboard
2018 District IL-17 Data Card
IL-17 Demographics
Demographic District State Nation
Gender 51% Female 49.1% Male
50.9% Female
51% Female
Race/Ethnicity 75% White
11% African American
9% Hispanic
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 Home 8.9% 22.7% 21.1%
High School Grad Rate 87.3% 88.9% 87.5%
College Grad Rate 18.7% 34.0% 31.3%
Per Capita Income $24,700 $32,849 $31,128
Median Age 40.2 37.9 37.9
Population 691,212 12801539 325.7 mil
Square Miles 6,933.10 55519.5 3,796,742
Population per SqMi 199.70 1230.6 185.8
People per Household 2.4 2.6 2.7
Foreign Born 4.5% 13.9% 13.5%
Veteran 7.6% 5.9% 7.4%
Geographic Mobility 14.0% 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-17 Voting History
Presidential Voting Percentages
Year Clinton Trump Margin
2016 46.7 47.4 -0.7
Year Obama Romney Margin
2012 57.6 40.6 +17
Year Obama McCain Margin
2008 60.0 38.5 +21.5

House Voting Percentages
Year DEM REP Margin
2016 60.3 39.7 +20.6
2014 55.5 44.5 +11
2012 53.3 46.7 +6.6

Show National Voting Statistics

National Presidential Voting Percentages
Year Clinton Trump Margin
2016 48.4 46.3 +2.1
Year Obama Romney Margin
2012 51.1 47.3 +3.8
Year Obama McCain Margin
2008 53 45.7 +7.3

National House Voting Percentages
Year DEM REP Margin
2016 48 49.1 -1.1
2014 45.7 51.4 -5.7
2012 50.6 49.4 +1.2