Idaho's 2nd congressional district
Idaho's 2nd congressional district encompasses eastern Idaho and the Magic Valley region of the state and other outlying areas, as well as a small portion of the Boise Metropolitan Area, including two-thirds of the city of Boise itself. Other major cities in the district include Idaho Falls, Pocatello, Twin Falls and Rexburg.
It previously included the Magic Valley region of the state and other outlying areas, as well as a small portion of the Boise Metropolitan Area, including two-thirds of the city of Boise itself. Other major cities in the district included Idaho Falls, Pocatello, Twin Falls and Rexburg.
The current representative of the 2nd congressional district is Mike Simpson (R).
The 2nd congressional district of Idaho held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012, in which incumbent Mike Simpson (R) won re-election. He defeated Nicole LeFavour (D).
|U.S. House, Idaho, District 2 General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Mike Simpson Incumbent||65.1%||207,412|
|Write-in (Democratic)||Jack Wayne Chappell (Write-in)||0.1%||235|
|Source: Idaho Secretary of State "November 6, 2012 General Election Results"|
|U.S. House of Representatives, Idaho's 2nd Congressional District, 2010|
|Republican||Michael K. Simpson Incumbent||68.8%||137,468|
- See also: Redistricting in Idaho
In 2011, the Idaho State Legislature re-drew the Congressional districts based on updated population information from the 2010 census.