Connecticut's 2nd Congressional District

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Connecticut's 2nd Congressional District
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Current incumbentJoe Courtney Democratic Party
Population711,006
Gender50.14% Male, 49.86% Female
Race87.5% White, 4.25% Black, 2.85% Asian, 0.23% Native American, 0.03% Pacific Islander
Ethnicity6.9% Hispanic
Unemployment9%
Median household income$68,925
High school graduation rate91.8%
College graduation rate32.7%
Connecticut's 2nd Congressional District covers the eastern half of the state.[1]

The current representative of the 2nd Congressional District is Joe Courtney (D).

Elections

2014

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

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

2012

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

The 2nd Congressional District of Connecticut held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Joe Courtney won the election in the district.[2]

U.S. House, Connecticut District 2, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJoe Courtney Incumbent 68.2% 204,708
     Republican Paul M Formica 29.4% 88,103
     Green Colin D. Bennet 1.2% 3,638
     Libertarian Dan Reale 1.2% 3,511
Total Votes 299,960
Source: Connecticut Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Joe Courtney won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Janet Peckinpaugh (R), G. Scott Deshefy (Green), Daniel Reale (Independent) and Muriel P. Bianchi (Independent) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, Connecticut District 2 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJoe Courtney incumbent 58.7% 140,888
     Republican Janet Peckinpaugh 39.9% 95,671
     Green G. Scott Deshefy 1.4% 3,344
     Independent Daniel Reale 0% 27
     Independent Muriel P. Bianchi 0% 19
Total Votes 239,949

2008
On November 4, 2008, Joe Courtney won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Sean Sullivan (R), G. Scott Deshefy (Green Party) and Todd Vachon (Write-in) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Connecticut District 2 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJoe Courtney incumbent 65.7% 212,148
     Republican Sean Sullivan 32.4% 104,574
     Green G. Scott Deshefy 2% 6,300
     Write-in Todd Vachon 0% 19
Total Votes 323,041

2006
On November 7, 2006, Joe Courtney won election to the United States House. He defeated Rob Simmons (R) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Connecticut District 2 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJoe Courtney 50% 121,248
     Republican Rob Simmons incumbent 50% 121,165
Total Votes 242,413

2004
On November 2, 2004, Rob Simmons won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Jim Sullivan (D) and David R. Lyon (Write-in) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Connecticut District 2 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRob Simmons incumbent 54.2% 166,412
     Democratic Jim Sullivan 45.8% 140,536
     Write-in David R. Lyon 0% 130
Total Votes 307,078

2002
On November 5, 2002, Rob Simmons won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Joe Courtney (D) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Connecticut District 2 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRob Simmons incumbent 54.1% 117,434
     Democratic Joe Courtney 45.9% 99,674
Total Votes 217,108

2000
On November 7, 2000, Rob Simmons won election to the United States House. He defeated Sam Gejdenson (D) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Connecticut District 2 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRob Simmons 50.6% 114,380
     Democratic Sam Gejdenson 49.4% 111,520
Total Votes 225,900

Redistricting

2010-2011

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

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

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