Nevada's 2nd Congressional District

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Nevada's 2nd Congressional District
NV 2nd District Map.PNG
Current incumbentMark Amodei Republican Party
Population679,147
Gender50.5% Male, 49.5% Female
Race81.3% White, 2% Black, 3.8% Asian, 2.5 Native American
Ethnicity21.1% Hispanic
Unemployment11.2%
Median household income$51,505
High school graduation rate86.1%
College graduation rate24.6%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
The 2nd Congressional District of Nevada is a congressional district in Nevada.

Nevada's 2nd Congressional District is located in the northern portion of the state and includes the counties of Washoe, Storey, Douglas, Churchill, Lander, Eureka and Eiko. It also contained part of Lyon County and the capital of Carson City.[1]

The district previously occupied all of Nevada outside of Clark County, and some parts of Clark County. Reno, the county seat of Washoe County and the fourth-most populous city in Nevada, was the largest city in the district.

The current representative of the 2nd Congressional District is Mark Amodei (R).

Elections

2014

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

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

2012

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

The 2nd Congressional District of Nevada held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012, in which incumbent Mark Amodei (R) won re-election. He defeated Samuel Koepnick (D), Michael L. Haines (I), and Russell Best (AI) in the general election.[2] The primary was held on June 12.[3]

U.S. House, Nevada District 2 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Samuel Koepnick 36.2% 102,019
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMark Amodei Incumbent 57.6% 162,213
     Independent Michael L. Haines 4% 11,166
     Independent American Party of Nevada Russel Best 2.1% 6,051
Total Votes 281,449
Source: Nevada Secretary of State "U.S. House of Representatives Results"
U.S. House, Nevada, District 2 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngSamuel Koepnick 40.5% 8,865
Xiomara Rodriguez 33.8% 7,404
Sam Dehne 25.6% 5,604
Total Votes 21,873

2011

On September 13, 2011, Mark Amodei was elected to the United States House via a special election. He defeated Kate Marshall (D).[4]

United States House, Nevada Special Election, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMark Amodei 61.6% 75,180
     Democratic Kate Marshall 38.4% 46,818
Total Votes 121,998


2010
On November 2, 2010, Dean Heller won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Nancy Price (D) and Russell Best (Independent American) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Nevada, District 2 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDean Heller incumbent 63.3% 169,458
     Democratic Nancy Price 32.7% 87,421
     Independent American Russell Best 4% 10,829
Total Votes 267,708

2008
On November 4, 2008, Dean Heller won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Jill Derby (D), John Everhart (Independent American), Sean Patrick Morse (L) and Craig Bergland (G) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Nevada, District 2 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDean Heller incumbent 51.8% 170,771
     Democratic Jill Derby 41.4% 136,548
     Independent American John Everhart 3.4% 11,179
     Libertarian Sean Patrick Morse 1.7% 5,740
     Green Party Craig Bergland 1.6% 5,282
Total Votes 329,520

2006
On November 7, 2006, Dean Heller won election to the United States House. He defeated Jill Derby (D), Daniel Rosen (I) and James C. Kroshus (Independent American) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Nevada, District 2 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDean Heller 50.3% 117,168
     Democratic Jill Derby 44.9% 104,593
     Independent Daniel Rosen 2.4% 5,524
     Independent American James C. Kroshus 2.3% 5,439
Total Votes 232,724

2004
On November 2, 2004, Jim Gibbons won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Angie G. Cochran (D), Brendan J. Trainor (L) and Janine Hansen (Independent American) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Nevada, District 2 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJim Gibbons incumbent 67.2% 195,466
     Democratic Angie G. Cochran 27.5% 79,978
     Libertarian Brendan J. Trainer 1.7% 4,997
     Independent American Janine Hansen 3.7% 10,638
Total Votes 291,079

2002
On November 5, 2002, Jim Gibbons won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Travis O. Souza (D), Janine Hansen (Independent American), Brendan Trainor (L) and Robert Winquist (Natural Law) in the general election.[9]

U.S. House, Nevada, District 2 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJim Gibbons incumbent 74.3% 149,574
     Democratic Travis O. Souza 20% 40,189
     Independent American Janine Hansen 3.6% 7,240
     Libertarian Brendan Trainor 1.7% 3,413
     Natural Law Robert Winquist 0.4% 784
     Over vote 0.1% 143
Total Votes 201,343

2000
On November 7, 2000, Jim Gibbons won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Tierney Cahill (D), A. Charles Laws (G), Terry Savage (L), Daniel Hansen (Independent American), Ken Brenneman (Citizens First) and Robert W. Winquist (Natural Law) in the general election.[10]

U.S. House, Nevada, District 2 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJim Gibbons incumbent 64.2% 229,608
     Democratic Tierney Cahill 29.8% 106,379
     Green Party A. Charles Laws 1.6% 5,547
     Libertarian Terry Savage 1.5% 5,343
     Independent American Daniel Hansen 1.6% 5,582
     Citizens First Ken Brenneman 0.7% 2,367
     Natural Law Robert W. Winquist 0.3% 1,143
     No vote cast 0.4% 1,318
     Over vote 0% 131
Total Votes 357,418

Redistricting

2010-2011

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

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

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