Iowa's 2nd Congressional District

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Iowa's 2nd Congressional District
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Current incumbentDave Loebsack Democratic Party
Population766,120
Gender49.2% Male, 50.8% Female
Race91% White, 3.4% Black, 2% Asian
Ethnicity4.8% Hispanic
Unemployment6.4%
Median household income$47,391
High school graduation rate90.5%
College graduation rate26.1%
Iowa's 2nd Congressional District generally covers most of the southeastern part of the state including Iowa City and Cedar Rapids. Decatur, Wayne, Clarke, Lucas, Monroe, Appanoose, Davis, Van Buren, Lee, Henry, Des Moines, Louisa, Muscatine, Cedar, Johnson, Cedar, Scott, Clinton, Washington, Keokuk, Mahaska, Marion and Jasper counties are included in this district.[1]

The current representative of the 2nd Congressional District is Dave Loebsack (D).

Elections

2014

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

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

U.S. House, Iowa District 2 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDave Loebsack Incumbent 52.4% 142,566
     Republican Marianette Miller-Meeks 47.5% 129,157
Total Votes 271,723
Source: Iowa Secretary of State Vote totals above are unofficial and will be updated once official totals are made available.

General election candidates


June 3, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary


2012

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

The 2nd Congressional District of Iowa held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Dave Loebsack won re-election in the district.[5]

U.S. House, Iowa District 2 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDave Loebsack Incumbent 55.6% 211,863
     Republican John Archer 42.5% 161,977
     Independent Alan Aversa 1.9% 7,112
Total Votes 380,952
Source: Iowa Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Dave Loebsack won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Mariannette Miller-Meeks (R), Gary Sicard (L) and Jon Tack (C) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Iowa District 2 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDave Loebsack incumbent 51% 115,839
     Republican Mariannette Miller-Meeks 45.9% 104,319
     Libertarian Gary Sicard 1.9% 4,356
     Constitution Jon Tack 1.1% 2,463
     N/A Write-In 0.1% 198
Total Votes 227,175

2008
On November 4, 2008, Dave Loebsack won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Mariannette Miller-Meeks (R), Wendy Barth (G) and Brian White (No Party Affiliation) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Iowa District 2 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDave Loebsack incumbent 57.2% 175,218
     Republican Mariannette Miller-Meeks 38.8% 118,778
     Green Wendy Barth 2.2% 6,664
     Independent Brian White 1.8% 5,437
Total Votes 306,097

2006
On November 7, 2006, Dave Loebsack won election to the United States House. He defeated James A. Leach (R) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Iowa District 2 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDave Loebsack 51.4% 107,683
     Republican James A. Leach incumbent 48.6% 101,707
Total Votes 209,390

2004
On November 2, 2004, James A. Leach won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Dave Franker (D) and Kevin Litten (L) in the general election.[9]

U.S. House, Iowa District 2 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJames A. Leach incumbent 58.9% 176,684
     Democratic Dave Franker 39.2% 117,405
     Libertarian Kevin Litten 1.9% 5,586
     N/A Write-in 0.1% 206
Total Votes 299,881

2002
On November 5, 2002, James A. Leach won election to the United States House. He defeated Julie Thomas (D) and Kevin Litten (L) in the general election.[10]

U.S. House, Iowa District 2 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJames A. Leach 52.2% 108,130
     Democratic Julie Thomas 45.7% 94,767
     Libertarian Kevin Litten 2% 4,178
     N/A Write-in 0% 96
Total Votes 207,171

2000
On November 7, 2000, Jim Nussle won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Donna L. Smith (D) and Albert W. Schoeman (L) in the general election.[11]

U.S. House, Iowa District 2 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJim Nussle 55.4% 139,906
     Democratic Donna L. Smith 43.7% 110,327
     Libertarian Albert W. Shoeman 0.9% 2,288
     N/A Write-in 0% 46
Total Votes 252,567

Redistricting

2010-2011

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

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

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