Name: Donald Manzullo (Incumbent)
Occupation: US Representative since 1992
Qualifications: Bachelors of Arts from American University, Juris Doctor (Law) from Marquette University
Platform: Promoting job creation through “American Jobs Agenda;” an all you can create energy policy; and sizable health care reforms.
Name: Adam Kinzinger
Occupation: US Representative since 2010 (Illinois 11th District), Pilot in Air National Guard
Qualifications: Bachelors in Political Science from Illinois State University, Captain in Air National Guard
Platform: Reducing scope of federal government by eliminating unnecessary spending; promote fiscal responsibility in Washington; and expanding use of nuclear power options alongside development of other resources.