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Colorado's 2nd Congressional District elections, 2012

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Colorado's 2nd Congressional District

General Election Date
November 6, 2012

Primary Date
June 26, 2012

November 6 Election Winner:
Jared Polis Democratic Party
Incumbent prior to election:
Jared Polis Democratic Party
Jared Polis.jpg

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2012 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 2nd congressional district of Colorado will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012.

Candidates wishing to run were required to file by the signature filing deadline of April 2, 2012. The primary elections were held on June 26, 2012.

The 2nd district is one of five located in central Colorado.

Heading into the election the incumbent is Jared Polis (D), who was first elected in 2008.


General election candidates

Democratic Party Jared PolisGreen check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Kevin Lundberg
Libertarian Party Randy Luallin
Green Party Susan Hall

June 26, 2012 primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Republican Party Republican Primary

Libertarian Party Libertarian Primary

Green Party Green Party Primary

Impact of redistricting

See also: Redistricting in Colorado

Campaign contributions

Candidates for Congress are required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Elections Commission during the 2012 elections season. Below are candidate reports.

Jared Polis

Jared Polis (2012) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[5]April 13, 2012$165,315.41$322,121.02$(145,541.84)$341,894.59
Pre-Primary[6]June 14, 2012$341,894.59$113,422.18$(120,256.98)$335,059.79
Running totals

Kevin Lundberg

Kevin Lundberg (2012) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[7]April 15, 2012$0$37,066$(13,507.82)$23,558.18
Pre-Primary[8]June 14, 2012$23,558.18$30,760.70$(41,037.82)$13,281.06
Running totals

District history


This is the 2nd congressional district prior to the 2010 redistricting.

On November 2, 2010, Jared Polis won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Stephen Bailey, Jenna Goss, and Curtis Harris in the general election.[9]

U.S. House, Colorado District 2 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJared Polis Incumbent 57.4% 148,720
     Republican Stephen Bailey 37.9% 98,171
     American Constitution Jenna Goss 2.7% 7,080
     Libertarian Curtis Harris 2% 5,056
Total Votes 259,027

See also

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