Colorado's 2nd Congressional District

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The 2nd Congressional District of Colorado is a congressional district, one of five located in central Colorado.

The 2nd District is located in north central Colorado and includes Larimer, Grand, Boulder, Gilpin, Summit, Eagle, Clear Creek and Jefferson counties.[1]

Colorado's 2nd congressional district previously included the northwestern suburbs of Denver including Boulder, Northglenn, Thornton, and Westminster.[2]

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

Elections

2012

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

The 2nd congressional district of Colorado held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Jared Polis won re-election in the district.[3]

U.S. House, Colorado District 2 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJared Polis Incumbent 55.7% 234,758
     Republican Kevin Lundberg 38.6% 162,639
     Libertarian Randy Luallin 3.3% 13,770
     Green Susan Hall 2.5% 10,413
Total Votes 421,580
Source: Colorado Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Jared Polis won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Stephen Bailey (R), Jenna Goss (American Constitution), Curtis Harris (L) and Henry Railbourn (Write-in) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Colorado District 2 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJared Polis incumbent 67.4% 140,073
     Republican Stephen Bailey 28.8% 59,747
     American Constitution Jenna Goss 1.4% 2,923
     Libertarian Curtis Harris 1.4% 2,867
     Write-in Henry Railbourn 1% 2,141
Total Votes 207,751

2008
On November 4, 2008, Jared Polis won election to the United States House. He defeated Scott Starin (R), J. A. Calhoun (G) and William Robert Hammons (Unity Party of America) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Colorado District 2 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJared Polis 62.6% 215,571
     Republican Scott Starin 33.9% 116,591
     Green J. A. Calhoun 2.9% 10,026
     Libertarian William Robert Hammons 0.6% 2,176
Total Votes 344,364

2006
On November 7, 2006, Mark Udall won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Rich Mancuso (R), Norm Olsen (L) and J. A. Calhoun (G) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Colorado District 2 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMark Udall incumbent 68.2% 157,850
     Republican Rich Mancuso 28.3% 65,481
     Libertarian Norm Olsen 2.2% 5,025
     Green J. A. Calhoun 1.3% 2,951
Total Votes 231,307

2004
On November 2, 2004, Mark Udall won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Stephen Hackman (R) and Norm Olsen (L) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Colorado District 2 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMark Udall incumbent 67.2% 207,900
     Republican Stephen Hackman 30.4% 94,160
     Libertarian Norm Olsen 2.4% 7,304
Total Votes 309,364

2002
On November 5, 2002, Mark Udall won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Sandy Hume (R), Norm Olsen (L), Patrick West (Natural Law) and Erik Brauer (American Constitution) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Colorado District 2 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMark Udall incumbent 60.1% 123,504
     Republican Sandy Hume 36.8% 75,564
     Libertarian Norm Olsen 1.7% 3,579
     Natural Law Patrick West 0.8% 1,617
     American Constitution Erik Brauer 0.6% 1,258
Total Votes 205,522

2000
On November 7, 2000, Mark Udall won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Carolyn Cox (R), Ronald Forthofer (G) and David Baker (L) in the general election.[9]

U.S. House, Colorado District 2 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMark Udall incumbent 55% 155,725
     Republican Carolyn Cox 38.6% 109,338
     Green Ronald Forthofer 4.4% 12,398
     Libertarian David Baker 2% 5,655
Total Votes 283,116

1998
On November 3, 1998, Mark Udall won election to the United States House. He defeated Bob Greenlee (R) and Patrick West (Natural Law) in the general election.[10]

U.S. House, Colorado District 2 General Election, 1998
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMark Udall 49.9% 113,946
     Republican Bob Greenlee 47.4% 108,385
     Natural Law Patrick West 2.7% 6,111
Total Votes 228,442

1996
On November 5, 1996, David Skaggs won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Patricia Miller (R), Larry Johnson (I) and W. Earl Allen (L) in the general election.[11]

U.S. House, Colorado District 2 General Election, 1996
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDavid Skaggs incumbent 57% 145,894
     Republican Patricia Miller 38.3% 97,865
     Independent Larry Johnson 2.5% 6,304
     Libertarian W. Earl Allen 2.2% 5,721
Total Votes 255,784

1994
On November 8, 1994, David Skaggs won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Patricia Miller (R) in the general election.[12]

U.S. House, Colorado District 2 General Election, 1994
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDavid Skaggs incumbent 56.8% 105,938
     Republican Patricia Miller 43.2% 80,723
Total Votes 186,661

1992
On November 3, 1992, David Skaggs won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Bryan Day and Vern Tharp in the general election.[13]

U.S. House, Colorado District 2 General Election, 1992
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDavid Skaggs incumbent 60.7% 164,790
     Republican Bryan Day 32.6% 88,470
     American Grass Roots Alternative Vern Tharp 6.7% 18,101
Total Votes 271,361

1990
On November 6, 1990, David Skaggs won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Jason Lewis (R) in the general election.[14]

U.S. House, Colorado District 2 General Election, 1990
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDavid Skaggs incumbent 60.7% 105,248
     Republican Jason Lewis 39.3% 68,226
Total Votes 173,474

Redistricting

2010-2011

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

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

External links

See also

References

  1. Colorado November 2011 Redistricting Map, "Map," accessed July 23, 2012
  2. Open Congress "Colorado's 2nd Congressional District," Accessed December 28, 2011
  3. Politico "2012 Election Map, Colorado"
  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