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Utah's 2nd Congressional District

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Utah's 2nd Congressional District
UT 2nd District Map.PNG
Current incumbentChris Stewart Republican Party
Population705,688
Gender50.5% Male, 49.5% Female
Race87% White, 1.4% Black, 2.2% Asian, 1.3% Native American, 1.45% Native Hawaiian
Ethnicity14.5% Hispanic
Unemployment9.8%
Median household income$49,178
High school graduation rate88.8%
College graduation rate29.3%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
Utah's 2nd Congressional District is located in the northern portion of the state and surrounds Salt Lake City and parts of Morgan and Summit counties.[1]

The current representative of the 2nd Congressional District is Republican Chris Stewart, who was elected in the 2012 general election. He replaced Jim Matheson (D) who won election to the 4th Congressional District.[2]

Elections

2014

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

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

2012

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

On November 6, 2012, Chris Stewart (R) won his first term election to the U.S. House of Representatives, representing the 2nd Congressional District of Utah on November 6, 2012.[3]

U.S. House, Utah District 2 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngChris Stewart 62.2% 154,523
     Democratic Jay Seegmiller 33.5% 83,176
     Constitution Jonathan D. Garrard 2% 5,051
     Independent Joseph Andrade 1.2% 2,971
     Independent Charles E. Kimball 1.1% 2,824
Total Votes 248,545
Source: Utah Lieutenant Governor "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Jim Matheson won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Morgan Philpot (R), Randall Hinton (Constitution), Dave Glissmeyer (Unaffiliated) and Wayne L. Hill (Unaffiliated) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Utah District 2 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJim Matheson incumbent 50.4% 127,151
     Republican Morgan Philpot 46% 116,001
     Constitution Randall Hinton 1.8% 4,578
     Unaffiliated Dave Glissmeyer 1.2% 2,945
     Unaffiliated Wayne L. Hill 0.6% 1,604
Total Votes 252,279

2008
On November 4, 2008, Jim Matheson won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Bill Dew (R), Dennis Ray Emery (Constitution) and Mathew Arndt (L) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Utah District 2 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJim Matheson incumbent 63.4% 220,666
     Republican Bill Dew 34.5% 120,083
     Constitution Dennis Ray Emery 0.9% 3,000
     Libertarian Mathew Arndt 1.3% 4,576
Total Votes 348,325

2006
On November 7, 2006, Jim Matheson won re-election to the United States House. He defeated LaVar Christensen (R), W. David Perry (Constitution), Austin Sherwood Lett (L) and Bob Brister (G) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Utah District 2 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJim Matheson incumbent 59% 133,231
     Republican LaVar Christensen 37.3% 84,234
     Constitution W. David Perry 1.5% 3,395
     Libertarian Austin Sherwood Lett 0.7% 1,620
     Green Bob Brister 1.5% 3,338
Total Votes 225,818

2004
On November 2, 2004, Jim Matheson won re-election to the United States House. He defeated John Swallow (R), Jeremy Paul Petersen (Constitution), Ronald R. Amos (Personal Choice) and Patrick S. Diehl (G) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Utah District 2 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJim Matheson incumbent 54.8% 187,250
     Republican John Swallow 43.2% 147,778
     Constitution Jeremy Paul Petersen 1% 3,541
     Personal Choice Ronald R. Amos 0.4% 1,210
     Green Patrick S. Diehl 0.6% 2,189
Total Votes 341,968

2002
On November 5, 2002, Jim Matheson won re-election to the United States House. He defeated John Swallow (R), Ron Copier (L) and Patrick Diehl (G) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Utah District 2 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJim Matheson incumbent 49.4% 110,764
     Republican John Swallow 48.7% 109,123
     Libertarian Ron Copier 0.7% 1,622
     Green Patrick Diehl 1.2% 2,589
Total Votes 224,098

2000
On November 7, 2000, Jim Matheson won election to the United States House. He defeated Derek W. Smith (R), Bruce Bangerter (Independent American), Peter Pixton (L) and Steven Alberts Voris (Unaffiliated) in the general election.[9]

U.S. House, Utah District 2 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJim Matheson 55.9% 145,021
     Republican Derek W. Smith 41.3% 107,114
     Independent American Bruce Bangerter 1.8% 4,704
     Libertarian Peter Pixton 0.8% 2,165
     Unaffiliated Steven Alberts Voris 0.2% 597
Total Votes 259,601

Redistricting

2010-2011

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

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


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