Illinois's 5th congressional district

congressional district in Illinois

The 5th congressional district of Illinois is a congressional district that covers parts of Cook and DuPage counties.

The district since 2013

All or parts of Chicago, Elmhurst, Elmwood Park, Franklin Park, Hinsdale, La Grange Park, Norridge, Northlake, River Grove, Schiller Park, and Oakbrook Terrace are included.[1]

It has been represented by Democrat Mike Quigley since a special election in April 2009.

List of living former Representatives

Representative Term in office Date of birth (and age)
Bill Lipinski 1983–1993 (1937-12-22) December 22, 1937 (age 86)
Michael Patrick Flanagan 1995–1997 (1962-11-09) November 9, 1962 (age 61)
Rod Blagojevich 1997–2003 (1956-12-10) December 10, 1956 (age 67)
Rahm Emanuel 2003–2009 (1959-11-29) November 29, 1959 (age 64)


  1. Illinois Congressional District 5 Archived 2016-12-29 at the Wayback Machine, Illinois Board of Elections