Due to redistricting, the 13th congressional district was created as a new seat, with no incumbent.

OnAir Post: 2022 IL13 – US House Race



SourceRankingAs of
The Cook Political Report[62]Lean D (flip)November 30, 2021
Inside Elections[63]Lean D (flip)January 28, 2022
Sabato’s Crystal Ball[64]Lean D (flip)April 19, 2022
Politico[65]Lean D (flip)April 5, 2022
RCP[66]TossupJune 9, 2022
538[67]Likely D (flip)June 30, 2022



Nikki Budzinski

Nikki Budzinski

Current Position: US Senator
Affiliation: Democrat
Candidate: 2022 US Representative for District 13

Nikki Budzinski (born 1976/1977) is an American politician and labor union leader. In 2021, Budzinski served as the Chief of Staff to the Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) in the Biden administration.

She is currently the Democratic nominee for Illinois’ 13th congressional district.

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Regan Deering

Regan Deering

Current Position: Retirement planning advisor
Affiliation: Republican
Candidate: 2022 US Representative for District 13

David Palmer is running in the Democratic primary for what is currently Illinois’ 13th congressional district. He is the proud father of two children: David Jr. and a newborn daughter, Quinci with his wife, Chelsea. David is a retirement planning advisor with Bloomington-based Country Financial.

After retiring from his professional basketball career, David spent time with his wife, Chelsea, and her family in Champaign as Chelsea began to build her career at Central Illinois Produce. David focuses on policies that directly address the issues facing the residents of his community.

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