Kansas' 2nd Congressional District

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Kansas' 2nd Congressional District
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Current incumbentLynn Jenkins Republican Party
Population714,459
Gender49.7% Male, 50.3% Female
Race87.7% White, 5.1% Black, 1.4% Asian, 1.3% Native American
Ethnicity5.9% Hispanic
Unemployment7.7%
Median household income$45,008
High school graduation rate91.4%
College graduation rate26.6%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
The 2nd Congressional District of Kansas is a congressional district covering most of the eastern part of the state, except for the core of the Kansas City Metropolitan Area.

Kansas' 2nd Congressional District coveres most of the eastern part of the state, except for the core of the Kansas City Metropolitan Area. The district encompasses less than a quarter of the state. The capital of Topeka is located within this district.[1]

The current representative of the 2nd Congressional District is Lynn Jenkins (R).

Elections

2014

See also: Kansas' 2nd Congressional District elections, 2014

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

2012

See also: Kansas' 2nd Congressional District elections, 2012

The 2nd Congressional District of Kansas held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012, in which incumbent Lynn Jenkins (R) won re-election. She defeated Tobias Schlingensiepen (D) and Dennis Hawver (L) in the general election.[2]

General Eleciton

U.S. House, Kansas District 2 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Tobias Schlingensiepen 38.7% 113,735
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngLynn Jenkins Incumbent 57% 167,463
     Libertarian Dennis Hawver 4.3% 12,520
Total Votes 293,718
Source: Kansas Secretary of State "2012 General Election Official Vote Totals"

Primary results

The primary took place on August 7.[3]

Democratic Primary
Kansas' 2nd Congressional District Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngTobias Schlingensiepen 39.5% 11,747
Robert Eye 34.8% 10,353
Scott Bamhart 25.7% 7,627
Total Votes 29,727

2010
On November 2, 2010, Lynn Jenkins won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Cheryl Hudspeth (D) and Robert Garrard (L) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Kansas District 2 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngLynn Jenkins incumbent 63.1% 130,034
     Democratic Cheryl Hudspeth 32.3% 66,588
     Libertarian Robert Garrard 4.5% 9,353
Total Votes 205,975

2008
On November 4, 2008, Lynn Jenkins won election to the United States House. She defeated Nancy E. Boyda (D), Robert Garrard (L) and Leslie S. Martin (Reform) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Kansas District 2 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngLynn Jenkins 50.6% 155,532
     Democratic Nancy E. Boyda incumbent 46.2% 142,013
     Libertarian Robert Garrard 1.5% 4,683
     Reform Leslie S. Martin 1.7% 5,080
Total Votes 307,308

2006
On November 7, 2006, Nancy Boyda won election to the United States House. She defeated Jim Ryun (R) and Roger D. Tucker (Reform) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Kansas District 2 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngNancy Boyda 50.6% 114,139
     Republican Jim Ryun incumbent 47.1% 106,329
     Reform Party Roger D. Tucker 2.3% 5,094
Total Votes 225,562

2004
On November 2, 2004, Jim Ryun won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Nancy Boyda (D) and Dennis Hawver (L) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Kansas District 2 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJim Ryun incumbent 56.1% 165,325
     Democratic Nancy Boyda 41.3% 121,532
     Libertarian Dennis Hawver 2.6% 7,579
Total Votes 294,436

2002
On November 5, 2002, Jim Ryun won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Dan Lykins (D) and Art Clack (L) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Kansas District 2 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJim Ryun incumbent 60.4% 127,477
     Democratic Dan Lykins 37.5% 79,160
     Libertarian Art Clack 2.1% 4,340
Total Votes 210,977

2000
On November 7, 2000, Jim Ryun won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Stanley Wiles (D) and Dennis Hawver (L) in the general election.[9]

U.S. House, Kansas District 2 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJim Ryun incumbent 67.4% 164,951
     Democratic Stanley Wiles 29.3% 71,709
     Libertarian Dennis Hawver 3.3% 8,099
Total Votes 244,759

Redistricting

2010-2011

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

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

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