A press release from Congressman Peter Roskam:
Peter Roskam Re-Elected in 6th District
WHEATON–Congressman Peter Roskam (IL-06) released the following statement after winning a fourth term in the U.S. House of Representatives. Roskam, who serves as the fourth-ranking Republican in the House of Representatives was declared the winner at by a margin of 59% to 41% with 92% reporting:
“First and foremost, my wife Elizabeth and I want to thank the voters of Illinois’ 6th District, who have placed their trust in me to represent them in Congress for another two years. I am both honored and humbled by the overwhelming support from the community, and will continue to bring common-sense, suburban values to Washington, D.C.”
“Tonight, Republicans retained control of the House of Representatives, which speaks to the deep concern voters across the country share when it comes to the direction of our country. Time and again, I have heard from 6th District residents who fear that we are leaving our children and grandchildren a diminished future, saddled with over $16 trillion in debt, a stagnant economy and increased uncertainty.
“But I am an optimist, and the American people have always overcome the challenges before us.
“So for the next two years, we will continue to work turn the economy around as quickly as possible, to create jobs for the 23 million Americans currently unemployed, underemployed or who have simply given up looking for work.
“We will work to live within our means, reform the tax code, prevent the fiscal cliff, and create a better future for the next generation.”