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Indiana's 2nd Congressional District

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The 2nd Congressional District of Indiana is a congressional district located in north-central Indiana.

Indiana's 2nd Congressional District is based in South Bend located in north-central Indiana and takes in La Porte, St. Joseph, Elkhart, Starke, Marshall, Pulaski, Fulton, Miami, Wasbasha and Kosclusko counties.[1]

Previously the district was based in South Bend, located in north-central Indiana, and took in the Indiana portion of the Michiana region. The district also included Elkhart.

The current representative of the 2nd congressional district is Jackie Walorski (R).

Elections

2014

See also: Indiana's 2nd congressional district elections, 2014

The 2nd congressional district of Indiana will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

2012

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

The 2nd congressional district of Indiana held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Joe Donnelly (D) sought election to the U.S. Senate. Jackie Walorski (R) won election to 2nd district seat in the general election. This switched partisan control of the district. She defeated Brendan Mullen (D), Joe Ruiz (L) and Kenneth R. Lunce, Jr. (I).[2]

U.S. House, Indiana District 2 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Brendan Mullen 47.6% 130,113
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJackie Walorski 49% 134,033
     Libertarian Joe Ruiz 3.4% 9,326
     Independent Kenneth R. Lunce, Jr. (Write-in) 0% 3
Total Votes 273,475
Source: Indiana Secretary of State "House of Representatives Election Results"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Joe Donnelly won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Jackie Walorski (R) and Mark Vogel (L) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, Indiana District 2 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJoe Donnelly incumbent 48.2% 91,341
     Republican Jackie Walorski 46.8% 88,803
     Libertarian Mark Vogel 5% 9,447
Total Votes 189,591

2008
On November 4, 2008, Joe Donnelly won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Luke Puckett (R) and Mark Vogel (L) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Indiana District 2 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJoe Donnelly incumbent 67.1% 187,416
     Republican Luke Puckett 30.2% 84,455
     Libertarian Mark Vogel 2.7% 7,475
Total Votes 279,346

2006
On November 7, 2006, Joe Donnelly won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Eric Dickerson (R) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Indiana District 2 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJoe Donnelly incumbent 55.4% 103,561
     Republican Eric Dickerson 44.6% 83,300
Total Votes 186,861

2004
On November 2, 2004, Joe Donnelly won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Chris Chocola (R) and Douglas Barnes (L) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Indiana District 2 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJoe Donnelly incumbent 54.2% 140,496
     Republican Chris Chocola 44.5% 115,513
     Libertarian Douglas Barnes 1.3% 3,346
Total Votes 259,355

2002
On November 5, 2002, Chris Chocola won election to the United States House. He defeated Jill Long Thompson (D), Sharon Metheny (L), James A. Mello (Write-in) and M. Myer Blatt (Write-in) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Indiana District 2 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngChris Chocola 50.5% 95,081
     Democratic Jill Long Thompson 45.8% 86,253
     Libertarian Sharon Metheny 3.8% 7,112
     Write-in James A. Mello 0% 6
     Write-in M. Myer Blatt 0% 6
Total Votes 188,458

2000
On November 7, 2000, Mike Pence won election to the United States House. He defeated Robert W. Rock (D), William G. Frazier (I), Michael E. Anderson (L) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Indiana District 2 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMike Pence 50.9% 106,023
     Democratic Robert W. Rock 38.8% 80,885
     Independent William G. Frazier 9.2% 19,077
     Libertarian Michael E. Anderson 1.2% 2,422
Total Votes 208,407

Redistricting

2010-2011

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

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


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