Congressional Districts

Jesse Jackson Jr. celebrates his victory over Debbie Halvorson on Tuesday. (CBS)

Jackson Jr. Defeats Dem Rival Halvorson In 2nd District

U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-Ill.), who faced his strongest challenge in years, defeated fellow Democrat Debbie Halvorson, in the 2nd Congressional District primary.


An interactive map provided by the Illinois State Board of Elections allows voters to see the boundaries of their congressional district, as well as their Illinois State Senate and House districts. (Credit: Illinois State Board of Elections)

Interactive Maps Help Illinois Voters Find Their Districts

Illinois voters can decipher the new maps of Illinois congressional and state legislative and senate districts, thanks to satellite technology.

CBS Chicago–10/03/2011

City Of Chicago Districts (Credit: Chicago Sun-Times)

Senate Sends New Congressional Districts To Quinn

The Democrat-controlled Illinois Senate has approved new congressional districts that try to erase Republicans election gains.

CBS Chicago–05/31/2011