Idaho's 2nd Congressional District

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Idaho's 1st Congressional District
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Current incumbentMike Simpson Republican Party
Population793,109
Gender50.04% Male, 49.96% Female
Race91.7% White, 0.7% Black, 1.4% Asian, 1.1% Native American
Ethnicity13.1% Hispanic
Unemployment8.7%
Median household income$42,086
High school graduation rate88.6%
College graduation rate26.2%
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.

The current representative of the 2nd Congressional District is Mike Simpson (R).

Elections

2014

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

The 2nd Congressional District of Idaho held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014. Incumbent Michael K. Simpson (R) defeated challenger Richard Stallings (D) in the general election.

U.S. House, Idaho District 2 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMike Simpson Incumbent 61.4% 131,492
     Democratic Richard Stallings 38.6% 82,801
Total Votes 214,293
Source: Idaho Secretary of State

General election candidates


May 20, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary


2012

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

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).[3]

U.S. House, Idaho District 2 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMike Simpson Incumbent 65.1% 207,412
     Democratic Nicole LeFavour 34.8% 110,847
     Write-in (Democratic) Jack Wayne Chappell (Write-in) 0.1% 235
Total Votes 318,494
Source: Idaho Secretary of State "November 6, 2012 General Election Results"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Michael K. Simpson won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Mike Crawford (D) and Brian Schad (I) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Idaho District 2 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMichael K. Simpson incumbent 68.8% 137,468
     Democratic Mike Crawford 24.4% 48,749
     Independent Brian Schad 6.8% 13,500
Total Votes 199,717

2008
On November 4, 2008, Michael K. Simpson won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Deborah Holmes (D) and Gregory Nemitz (Write-in) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Idaho District 2 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMichael K. Simpson incumbent 70.9% 205,777
     Democratic Deborah Holmes 28.9% 83,878
     Write-in Gregory Nemitz 0.2% 612
Total Votes 290,267

2006
On November 7, 2006, Michael K. Simpson won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Jim Hansen (D), Cameron Forth (Independent) and Travis J. Hedrick (Constitution Party) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Idaho District 2 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMichael K. Simpson incumbent 62% 132,262
     Democratic Jim Hansen 34.4% 73,441
     Independent Cameron Forth 2.4% 5,113
     Constitution Party Travis J. Hedrick 1.2% 2,516
Total Votes 213,332

2004
On November 2, 2004, Michael K. Simpson won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Lin Whitworth (D) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Idaho District 2 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMichael K. Simpson incumbent 70.7% 193,704
     Democratic Lin Whitworth 29.3% 80,133
Total Votes 273,837

2002
On November 5, 2002, Michael K. Simpson won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Edward Kinghorn (D) and John A. Lewis (L) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Idaho District 2 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMichael K. Simpson incumbent 68.2% 135,605
     Democratic Edward Kinghorn 29% 57,769
     Libertarian John A. Lewis 2.8% 5,508
Total Votes 198,882

2000
On November 7, 2000, Michael K. Simpson won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Craig Williams (D) and Donovan Bramwell (L) in the general election.[9]

U.S. House, Idaho District 2 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMichael K. Simpson incumbent 70.7% 158,912
     Democratic Craig Williams 25.9% 58,265
     Libertarian Donovan Bramwell 3.4% 7,542
Total Votes 224,719

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 2nd Congressional District of Idaho after the 2001 redistricting process.
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.

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