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California's 2nd Congressional District

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California's 2nd Congressional District
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Current incumbentJared Huffman Democratic Party
Population707,530
Gender50.3% Female, 49.7% Male
Race80.8% White, 3.6% Asian, 2.3% Native Am., 1.8% Black
Ethnicity17.0% Hispanic
Unemployment10.4%
Median household income$56,576
High school graduation rate89.5%
College graduation rate37.9%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
California's 2nd Congressional District is located in the northwestern portion of the state and includes the counties of Del Norte, Humboldt, Trinity, Mendocino, Sonoma and Marin.[1]

The current representative of the 2nd Congressional District is Jared Huffman (D).

Elections

2014

See also: California's 2nd Congressional District elections, 2014

The 2nd Congressional District of California will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

2012

See also: California's 2nd Congressional District elections, 2012

The 2nd Congressional District of California held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Democrat Jared Huffman won the election.[2]

U.S. House, California District 2 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJared Huffman 71.2% 226,216
     Republican Daniel W. Roberts 28.8% 91,310
Total Votes 317,526
Source: California Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Wally Herger won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Jim Reed (D) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, California District 2 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngWally Herger incumbent 57.1% 130,837
     Democratic Jim Reed 42.8% 98,092
     N/A Write-in 0% 11
Total Votes 228,940

2008
On November 4, 2008, Wally Herger won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Jeff Morris (D) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, California District 2 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngWally Herger incumbent 57.9% 163,459
     Democratic Jeff Morris 42.1% 118,878
Total Votes 282,337

2006
On November 7, 2006, Wally Herger won re-election to the United States House. He defeated A.J. Sekhon (D) and E. Kent Hinesley (L) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, California District 2 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngWally Herger incumbent 64.2% 134,911
     Democratic A.J. Sekhon 32.5% 68,234
     Libertarian E. Kent Hinesley 3.4% 7,057
Total Votes 210,202

2004
On November 2, 2004, Wally Herger won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Mike Johnson (D) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, California District 2 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngWally Herger incumbent 66.9% 182,119
     Democratic Mike Johnson 33.1% 90,310
Total Votes 272,429

2002
On November 5, 2002, Wally Herger won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Mike Johnson (D), Patrice Thiessen (Natural Law) and Charles Martin (L) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, California District 2 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngWally Herger incumbent 65.8% 117,747
     Democratic Mike Johnson 29.3% 52,455
     Natural Law Patrice Thiessen 2.7% 4,860
     Libertarian Charles Martin 2.2% 3,923
Total Votes 178,985

2000
On November 7, 2000, Wally Herger won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Stan Morgan (D), John McDermott (Natural Law) and Charles Martin (L) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, California District 2 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngWally Herger incumbent 65.7% 168,172
     Democratic Stan Morgan 28.2% 72,075
     Natural Law John McDermott 3.5% 8,910
     Libertarian Charles Martin 2.6% 6,699
Total Votes 255,856

1998
On November 3, 1998, Wally Herger won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Roberts Braden (D) and Patrice Thiessen (Natural Law) in the general election.[9]

U.S. House, California District 2 General Election, 1998
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngWally Herger incumbent 62.5% 128,372
     Democratic Roberts Braden 34.5% 70,837
     Natural Law Patrice Thiessen 3% 6,138
Total Votes 205,347

1996
On November 5, 1996, Wally Herger won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Roberts Braden (D), Patrice Thiessen (Natural Law) and William Burnner (L) in the general election.[10]

U.S. House, California District 2 General Election, 1996
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngWally Herger incumbent 60.8% 144,913
     Democratic Roberts Braden 33.7% 80,401
     Natural Law Patrice Thiessen 3% 7,253
     Libertarian William Burnner 2.4% 5,759
Total Votes 238,326

1994
On November 8, 1994, Wally Herger won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Mary Jacobs (D), Devvy Kidd (American Independent) and Harry Pendery (L) in the general election.[11]

U.S. House, California District 2 General Election, 1994
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngWally Herger incumbent 64.2% 137,864
     Democratic Mary Jacobs 26% 55,959
     American Independent Devvy Kidd 7.3% 15,619
     Libertarian Harry Pendery 2.5% 5,418
Total Votes 214,860

1992
On November 3, 1992, Wally Herger won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Frank Riggs (R), Phil Baldwin (P&F) and Matthew Howard (L) in the general election.[12]

U.S. House, California District 2 General Election, 1992
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngWally Herger incumbent 47.6% 119,676
     Democratic Frank Riggs 45.1% 113,266
     Peace and Freedom Phil Baldwin 4.3% 10,764
     Libertarian Matthew Howard 3% 7,500
Total Votes 251,206

1990
On November 6, 1990, Wally Herger won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Erwin Rush (D) and Ross Crain (L) in the general election.[13]

U.S. House, California District 2 General Election, 1990
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngWally Herger incumbent 63.7% 133,315
     Democratic Erwin Rush 31.2% 65,333
     Libertarian Ross Crain 5.1% 10,753
Total Votes 209,401

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 2nd Congressional District of California after the 2001 redistricting process.
See also: Redistricting in California

In 2011, the California State Legislature re-drew the congressional districts based on updated population information from the 2010 census.

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