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Peter J. Roskam

Incumbent for the Sixth Congressional District of Illinois



    The Candidate: Peter J. Roskam

    The Race: Incumbent Peter Roskam for the chance to take on opponents Leslie Coolidge, Geoffrey Petzel and Maureen Yates for the 6th District.

    The Competition:Leslie Coolidge

    The Buzz: Currently representing the Sixth District of Illinois, Roskam is the Chief Deputy Majority Whip and the fourth-ranking Republican leader in the House of Representatives. Roskam is also co-chair of the Republican Israel Caucus and the U.S. Korea Working Group. He has run a scholarship program for disadvantaged youth in Chicago. Roskam has held prior offices in 1993-1998 in the 40th District and from 2000-2007 in the 20th and 48th Districts.