2012 Illinois House Race for District 2 - Candidates, Debates and Primary Results

This page displays the information for the Illinois house race in district 2. This includes candidates, dates, and political views. The tables below show the candidates for the general election with an option to compare those candidates after the primary. This is followed by the primary candidates and the number of political views we have for each representative. Selecting one of these representatives takes you to the profile for this candidate and a full list of their political positions, speeches, and controversies.

2012 Illinois House Race for District 2 - General Election Candidates

General Election Candidates and Results
Illinois house election - class or district 2
PercVotesPartyCandidate
63%181067DJesse Jackson
23.5%67396RBrian Woodworth
13.5%38733IMarcus Lewis
Election Information for Illinois
Primary DateMarch 20, 2012
General DateNovember 06, 2012
IncumbentJesse Jackson
Incumbent StatusSeeking Re-election
Election ProjectionSolid Democrat
Presidential Election2012 Election

2012 Illinois House Race for District 2

Democrats - Primary Election
Democrat house Primary Election in Illinois - class or district 2
PercVotesCandidateViews
71%55320Jesse Jackson Jr0
29%22379Debbie Halvorson15
Republicans - Primary Election
Republican house Primary Election in Illinois - class or district 2
PercVotesCandidateViews
64%11033Brian Woodworth0
36%6291James Taylor0

Important Dates

DateImportant Item
February 23, 2012Last day to register to vote for the March 20, 2012 primary election. A grace period registration is available after that date.
March 20, 2012Primary election date for President and House.
October 16, 2012Last day to register to vote for the November 6, 2012 general election. A grace period registration is available after that date.
November 06, 2012General election date - House and President on the ballot.

House District 2 in Illinois

House District 2 in Illinois

Past Election Results

Election Results for House district 2 in Illinois in 2012
Past Election Results - Illinois District 2
Jesse Jackson
81%
2010
14%
Isaac Hayes
Jesse Jackson Jr
89%
2008
11%
Anthony Williams
Jesse Jackson Jr.
85%
2006
12%
Robert Belin
Jesse L. Jackson
88%
2004
9%
Robert Belin
Jesse L. Jackson
82%
2002
18%
Doug Nelson
Jesse L. Jackson
90%
2000
10%
Robert Gordon III
Jesse L. Jackson
89%
1998
10%
Robert Gordon III
Jesse L. Jackson
94%
1996
9%
Robert Gordon III
Mel Reynolds
98%
1994
17%
Robert Gordon III
Mel Reynolds
78%
1992
14%
Ron Blackstone