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Rep. Phil Hare (D-Ill.)


Biography
District: 17th District
Political Highlights: no previous office, ; U.S. House, 2007-11
Born: Feb. 21, 1949; Galesburg, Ill.
Residence: Rock Island
Religion: Roman Catholic
Family: Wife, Beckie Hare; two children
Education: Alleman H.S., graduated 1967; Black Hawk College, attended 1967-68; Black Hawk College, attended 1974-present
Military Service: Army Reserve, 1969-75
Start of Service: Elected: 2006 (2nd term)
Committee Assignments: Education & Labor (Health, Employment, Labor & Pensions; Workforce Protections); Transportation & Infrastructure (Highways & Transit; Water Resources & Environment)

Defeated by Bobby Schilling, R, in general election on November 2, 2010

Election History
YearElectionCandidateVotes%
2010generalBobby Schilling (R) 104,58352.6
Phil Hare (D) 85,45443.0
Roger Davis (GREEN) 8,8614.5
2008generalPhil Hare (D) 220,96199.8
2006generalPhil Hare (D) 115,02557.2
Andrea Zinga (R) 86,16142.8
Roll Call Vitals

2014 Race Rating

(District: IL-17)
 
Leans Democratic


See Also:

(Full Race Ratings Map)

16th

Illinois is 16th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state.

Rep. Phil Hare has no appearances on Sunday talk shows.

Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Mich.) has the most appearances so far this year.











Roll Call and CQ Weekly use ratings assigned by the Rothenberg Political Report, which are defined as follows: SAFE: As of today, the party indicated is all but certain to win the seat. FAVORED: One candidate has a substantial advantage, but an upset is still possible. LEAN: The party indicated has the edge, but the outcome is less certain than for races rated as favored. TILT: The outcome is effectively regarded as a tossup for each of these highly competitive seats, although the party indicated has a slight edge. TOSSUP: Neither party has an edge in these contests.