Nebraska's 2nd Congressional District

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Nebraska's 2nd Congressional District
NE 2nd District Map.PNG
Current incumbentLee Terry Republican Party
Population617,475
Gender49.3% Male, 50.7% Female
Race79.9% White, 9.9% Black, 2.8% Asian
Ethnicity10.3% Hispanic
Unemployment7.4%
Median household income$55,114
High school graduation rate91.3%
College graduation rate35.7%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
Nebraska's 2nd Congressional District is located in the eastern portion of the state and includes Douglas county and part of Sarpy county.[1]

The district previously included all of Douglas County, which includes Omaha, and the urbanized areas of Sarpy County.

The current representative of the 2nd Congressional District is Lee Terry (R).

Elections

2014

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

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

General election candidates


May 13, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Libertarian Party Libertarian Primary

Withdrew from race

Declined to run


2012

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

The 2nd Congressional District of Nebraska held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Lee Terry won re-election in the district.[8]

U.S. House, Nebraska District 2 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic John Ewing 49.2% 129,767
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngLee Terry Incumbent 50.8% 133,964
Total Votes 263,731
Source: Nebraska Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

Primary results

The primary was held on May 15.[9]

Nebraska's 2nd Congressional District Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngLee Terry 59.5% 27,998
Brett Lindstrom 22.8% 10,753
Jack Heidel 11.5% 5,406
Glenn Freeman 4% 1,885
Paul Anderson 2.2% 1,051
Total Votes 47,093
Nebraska's 2nd Congressional District Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Ewing 62% 17,954
Gwen Howard 38% 11,009
Total Votes 28,963

2010
On November 2, 2010, Lee Terry won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Tom White (D) in the general election.[10]

United States House, Nebraska District 2, General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngLee Terry incumbent 60.8% 93,840
     Democratic Tom White 39.2% 60,486
Total Votes 154,326

2008
On November 4, 2008, Lee Terry won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Jim Esch (D) in the general election.[11]

U.S. House, Nebraska District 2 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngLee Terry incumbent 51.9% 142,473
     Democratic Jim Esch 48.1% 131,901
Total Votes 274,374

2006
On November 7, 2006, Lee Terry won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Jim Esch (D) in the general election.[12]

U.S. House, Nebraska District 2 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngLee Terry incumbent 54.7% 99,475
     Democratic Jim Esch 45.3% 82,504
Total Votes 181,979

2004
On November 2, 2004, Lee Terry won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Nancy Thompson (D), Jack Graziano (L) and Dante Salvatierra (Green) in the general election.[13]

U.S. House, Nebraska District 2 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngLee Terry incumbent 61.1% 152,608
     Democratic Nancy Thompson 36.2% 90,292
     Libertarian Jack Graziano 1.9% 4,656
     Green Dante Salvatierra 0.9% 2,208
Total Votes 249,764

2002
On November 5, 2002, Lee Terry won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Jim Simon (D), Dave Stock (G) and Doug Paterson (L) in the general election.[14]

U.S. House, Nebraska District 2 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngLee Terry incumbent 63.3% 89,917
     Democratic Jim Simon 33% 46,843
     Green Doug Paterson 2.3% 3,236
     Libertarian Dave Stock 1.4% 2,018
Total Votes 142,014

2000
On November 7, 2000, Lee Terry won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Shelley Kiel (D) and John Graziano (L) in the general election.[15]

U.S. House, Nebraska District 2 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngLee Terry incumbent 65.8% 148,911
     Democratic Shelley Kiel 31.1% 70,268
     Libertarian John Graziano 3% 6,856
     N/A Write-in 0.1% 245
Total Votes 226,280

Redistricting

2010-2011

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

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

See also

External links

References

  1. Nebraska Redistricting Map, "Map," accessed August 29, 2012
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Nebraska Secretary of State, "Statewide Candidate List for May 13, 2014 Primary Election," accessed May 11, 2014
  3. Omaha.com, "Republican Dan Frei will take on Lee Terry in District 2," accessed November 5, 2013
  4. The Green Papers, "The Green Papers: What's New? First Quarter (Jan - Mar) 2014," accessed February 20, 2014
  5. Nebraska Watchdog, "Tea party’s Maxwell turns Omaha House race upside down," accessed May 23, 2014
  6. Nebraska Watchdog, "It’s official: Tea partyer Maxwell won’t challenge GOP’s Lee Terry," accessed July 28, 2014
  7. Watchdog.org, "Festersen out of Congressional race, Democrats wonder who’s in," accessed December 9, 2013
  8. Politico, "2012 Election Map, Nebraska," accessed November 7, 2012
  9. Nebraska Secretary of State, "Primary Election May 15, 2012," accessed September 29, 2014
  10. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010," accessed March 28, 2013
  11. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 4, 2008," accessed March 28, 2013
  12. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 7, 2006," accessed March 28, 2013
  13. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2004," accessed March 28, 2013
  14. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 5, 2002," accessed March 28, 2013
  15. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 7, 2000," accessed March 28, 2013