California's 2nd Congressional District

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The 2nd Congressional District of California is a congressional district in California.

California's 2nd Congressional District is located in the northwestern portion of the state and includes the counties of Del Norte, Humboldt, Trinity, Mendocino, Sonoma and Marin.[1]

California's 2nd congressional district previously included much of the far northern part of the state, north of Sacramento. It was the largest district by area in California.[2]

The current representative of the 2nd congressional district is Jared Huffman (D).

Elections

2012

See also: California's 2nd congressional district elections, 2012

The 2nd congressional district of California held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Democrat Jared Huffman won the election.[3]

U.S. House, California District 2 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJared Huffman 71.2% 226,216
     Republican Daniel W. Roberts 28.8% 91,310
Total Votes 317,526
Source: California Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Wally Herger won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Jim Reed (D) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, California District 2 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngWally Herger incumbent 57.1% 130,837
     Democratic Jim Reed 42.8% 98,092
     N/A Write-in 0% 11
Total Votes 228,940

2008
On November 4, 2008, Wally Herger won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Jeff Morris (D) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, California District 2 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngWally Herger incumbent 57.9% 163,459
     Democratic Jeff Morris 42.1% 118,878
Total Votes 282,337

2006
On November 7, 2006, Wally Herger won re-election to the United States House. He defeated A.J. Sekhon (D) and E. Kent Hinesley (L) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, California District 2 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngWally Herger incumbent 64.2% 134,911
     Democratic A.J. Sekhon 32.5% 68,234
     Libertarian E. Kent Hinesley 3.4% 7,057
Total Votes 210,202

2004
On November 2, 2004, Wally Herger won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Mike Johnson (D) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, California District 2 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngWally Herger incumbent 66.9% 182,119
     Democratic Mike Johnson 33.1% 90,310
Total Votes 272,429

2002
On November 5, 2002, Wally Herger won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Mike Johnson (D), Patrice Thiessen (Natural Law) and Charles Martin (L) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, California District 2 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngWally Herger incumbent 65.8% 117,747
     Democratic Mike Johnson 29.3% 52,455
     Natural Law Patrice Thiessen 2.7% 4,860
     Libertarian Charles Martin 2.2% 3,923
Total Votes 178,985

2000
On November 7, 2000, Wally Herger won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Stan Morgan (D), John McDermott (Natural Law) and Charles Martin (L) in the general election.[9]

U.S. House, California District 2 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngWally Herger incumbent 65.7% 168,172
     Democratic Stan Morgan 28.2% 72,075
     Natural Law John McDermott 3.5% 8,910
     Libertarian Charles Martin 2.6% 6,699
Total Votes 255,856

1998
On November 3, 1998, Wally Herger won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Roberts Braden (D) and Patrice Thiessen (Natural Law) in the general election.[10]

U.S. House, California District 2 General Election, 1998
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngWally Herger incumbent 62.5% 128,372
     Democratic Roberts Braden 34.5% 70,837
     Natural Law Patrice Thiessen 3% 6,138
Total Votes 205,347

1996
On November 5, 1996, Wally Herger won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Roberts Braden (D), Patrice Thiessen (Natural Law) and William Burnner (L) in the general election.[11]

U.S. House, California District 2 General Election, 1996
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngWally Herger incumbent 60.8% 144,913
     Democratic Roberts Braden 33.7% 80,401
     Natural Law Patrice Thiessen 3% 7,253
     Libertarian William Burnner 2.4% 5,759
Total Votes 238,326

1994
On November 8, 1994, Wally Herger won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Mary Jacobs (D), Devvy Kidd (American Independent) and Harry Pendery (L) in the general election.[12]

U.S. House, California District 2 General Election, 1994
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngWally Herger incumbent 64.2% 137,864
     Democratic Mary Jacobs 26% 55,959
     American Independent Devvy Kidd 7.3% 15,619
     Libertarian Harry Pendery 2.5% 5,418
Total Votes 214,860

1992
On November 3, 1992, Wally Herger won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Frank Riggs (R), Phil Baldwin (P&F) and Matthew Howard (L) in the general election.[13]

U.S. House, California District 2 General Election, 1992
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngWally Herger incumbent 47.6% 119,676
     Democratic Frank Riggs 45.1% 113,266
     Peace and Freedom Phil Baldwin 4.3% 10,764
     Libertarian Matthew Howard 3% 7,500
Total Votes 251,206

1990
On November 6, 1990, Wally Herger won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Erwin Rush (D) and Ross Crain (L) in the general election.[14]

U.S. House, California District 2 General Election, 1990
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngWally Herger incumbent 63.7% 133,315
     Democratic Erwin Rush 31.2% 65,333
     Libertarian Ross Crain 5.1% 10,753
Total Votes 209,401

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 2nd congressional district of California after the 2001 redistricting process.
See also: Redistricting in California

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

External links

See also

References

  1. California Redistricting Map "Map" accessed September 25, 2012
  2. Open Congress "California's 2nd Congressional District," Accessed December 28, 2011
  3. Politico "2012 Election Map, California"
  4. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010," accessed March 28, 2013
  5. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 4, 2008," accessed March 28, 2013
  6. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 7, 2006," accessed March 28, 2013
  7. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2004," accessed March 28, 2013
  8. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 5, 2002," accessed March 28, 2013
  9. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 7, 2000," accessed March 28, 2013
  10. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 3, 1998," accessed March 28, 2013
  11. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 5, 1996," accessed March 28, 2013
  12. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 8, 1994," accessed March 28, 2013
  13. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 3, 1992," accessed March 28, 2013
  14. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 6, 1990," accessed March 28, 2013