New Hampshire's 2nd Congressional District

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New Hampshire's 2nd Congressional District
NH 2nd District Map.PNG
Current incumbentAnnie Kuster Democratic Party
Population657,433
Gender49.3% Male, 50.7% Female
Race93.9% White, 1% Black, 2.4% Asian
Ethnicity2.7% Hispanic
Unemployment7.4%
Median household income$61,832
High school graduation rate90.7%
College graduation rate33.8%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
The 2nd Congressional District of New Hampshire is a congressional district covering the western and northern parts of New Hampshire.

New Hampshire's 2nd Congressional District encompasses most of the state, including the northern, southern and western reaches of the state.[1]

The district previously included the state's second-largest city, Nashua, as well as the state capital, Concord.

The current representative of the 2nd Congressional District is Ann McLane Kuster (D).

Elections

2014

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

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

2012

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

The 2nd Congressional District of New Hampshire held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Democrat Ann McLane Kuster defeated incumbent Charlie Bass to win the election in the district.[2]

U.S. House, New Hampshire District 2 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Charles Bass Incumbent 45.4% 152,977
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngAnn McLane Kuster 50.2% 169,275
     Libertarian Hardy Macia 4.4% 14,936
Total Votes 337,188
Source: New Hampshire Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

The primary was held on September 11, 2012.[3]

New Hampshire's 2nd Congressional District Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngCharles Bass 81.8% 39,605
Dennis Lamare 8.8% 4,263
Will Dean 4.4% 2,129
Miroslaw Dziedzic 2.7% 1,310
Gerard Beloin 2.3% 1,127
Total Votes 48,434

2010
On November 2, 2010, Charles Bass won election to the United States House. He defeated Ann McLane Kuster (D), Tim vanBlommesteyn (Independent) and Howard L. Wilson (Libertarian) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, New Hampshire District 2 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngCharles Bass 48.3% 108,610
     Democratic Ann McLane Kuster 46.8% 105,060
     Independent Tim vanBlommesteyn 2.8% 6,197
     Libertarian Howard L. Wilson 2.1% 4,796
Total Votes 224,663

2008
On November 4, 2008, Paul W. Hodes won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Jennifer Horn (R) and Chester L. Lapointe II (L) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, New Hampshire District 2 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngPaul W. Hodes incumbent 56.4% 188,332
     Republican Jennifer Horn 41.4% 138,222
     Libertarian Chester L. Lapointe II 2.1% 7,121
Total Votes 333,675

2006
On November 7, 2006, Paul W. Hodes won election to the United States House. He defeated Charles F. Bass and Ken Blevens (L) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, New Hampshire District 2 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngPaul W. Hodes 52.7% 108,743
     Republican Charles F. Bass incumbent 45.6% 94,088
     Libertarian Ken Blevens 1.6% 3,305
     Scattering 0.1% 156
Total Votes 206,292

2004
On November 2, 2004, Charles F. Bass won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Paul W. Hodes (D) and Richard B. Kahn (L) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, New Hampshire District 2 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngCharles F. Bass incumbent 58.3% 191,188
     Democratic Paul W. Hodes 38.2% 125,280
     Libertarian Richard B. Kahn 3.4% 11,311
     Scattering 0.1% 415
Total Votes 328,194

2002
On November 5, 2002, Charles F. Bass won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Katrina Swett (D), Rosalie T. Babiarz (L) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, New Hampshire District 2 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngCharles F. Bass incumbent 56.8% 125,804
     Democratic Katrina Swett 40.9% 90,479
     Libertarian Rosalie T. Babiarz 2.3% 5,051
     Scattering 0.1% 122
Total Votes 221,456

2000
On November 7, 2000, Charles F. Bass won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Barney Brannen (D), Brian Christeson (L) and Roy Kendel (Constitution) in the general election.[9]

U.S. House, New Hampshire District 2 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngCharles F. Bass incumbent 56.2% 152,581
     Democratic Barney Brannen 40.7% 110,367
     Libertarian Brian Christeson 2.3% 6,188
     Constitution Roy Kendel 0.8% 2,204
Total Votes 271,340

Redistricting

2010-2011

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

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

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