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Louisiana's 2nd Congressional District

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The 2nd Congressional District of Louisiana is a congressional district containing nearly all of the city of New Orleans and some of its suburbs.

Louisiana's 2nd Congressional District encompasses Orleans, St. Charles, St. John, St. James, Ascension and Iberville parishes in southern Louisiana.[1]

The district previously included the West Bank portion of Jefferson Parish and South Kenner.

The current representative of the 2nd congressional district is Cedric Richmond (D).

Elections

2014

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

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

2012

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

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

U.S. House, Louisiana District 2 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngCedric Richmond Incumbent 55.2% 158,501
     Democratic Gary Landrieu 25% 71,916
     Republican Dwayne Bailey 13.5% 38,801
     Republican Josue Larose 3.9% 11,345
     Libertarian Caleb Trotter 2.4% 6,791
Total Votes 287,354
Source: Louisiana Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Cedric Richmond won election to the United States House. He defeated Anh "Joseph" Cao (R), Anthony Marquize (Independent) and Jack Radosta (Independent) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, Louisiana District 2 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngCedric Richmond 64.6% 83,705
     Republican Anh "Joseph" Cao 33.5% 43,378
     Independent Anthony Marquize 1.4% 1,876
     Independent Jack Radosta 0.5% 645
Total Votes 129,604

2008
On November 4, 2008, Anh "Joseph" Cao won election to the United States House. He defeated William J. Jefferson (D), Gregory W. Kahn (L) and Malik Rahim (G) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Louisiana District 2 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngAnh "Joseph" Cao 49.5% 33,132
     Democratic William J. Jefferson incumbent 46.8% 31,318
     Libertarian Gregory W. Kahn 0.8% 549
     Green Party Malik Rahim 2.8% 1,883
Total Votes 66,882

2006
On November 7, 2006, William J. Jefferson won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Scott Barron (D), Regina Bartholomew (D), Karen Carter (D), Troy "C" Carter (D), Deven "D.C." Collins (D), John Edwards (D), M.V. "Vinny" Mendoza (D), Derrick Shepherd (D), Eric T. Bradley (R), Joseph "Joe" Lavigne (R), Lawrence William "Lance" von Uhde III (R) and Gregory W. "Rhumbline" Kahn (L) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Louisiana District 2 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngWilliam J. Jefferson incumbent 32.7% 35,153
     Democratic Scott Barron 0.6% 621
     Democratic Regina Bartholomew 1% 1,125
     Democratic Karen Carter 25.1% 27,011
     Democratic Troy "C" Carter 10.5% 11,304
     Democratic Deven "D.C." Collins 0.1% 121
     Democratic John Edwards 0.6% 675
     Democratic M.V. "Vinny" Mendoza 0.4% 402
     Democratic Derrick Shepherd 15.6% 16,799
     Republican Eric T. Bradley 1.1% 1,159
     Republican Joseph "Joe" Lavigne 11.6% 12,511
     Republican Lawrence William "Lace" von Uhde III 0.2% 258
     Libertarian Gregory W. "Rhumbline" Kahn 0.4% 404
Total Votes 107,543

2004
On November 2, 2004, William J. Jefferson won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Arthur L. "Art" Schwertz (R) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Louisiana District 2 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngWilliam J. Jefferson incumbent 79% 173,510
     Republican Arthur L. "Art" Schwertz 21% 46,097
Total Votes 219,607

2002
On November 5, 2002, William J. Jefferson won re-election to the United States House. He defeated "Silky" Sullivan (R), Irma Muse Dixon (D), Clarence "Buddy" Hunt (D), Wayne E. Clement (Other) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Louisiana District 2 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngWilliam J. Jefferson incumbent 63.5% 90,310
     Republican "Silky" Sullivan 10.9% 15,440
     Democratic Irma Muse Dixon 20% 28,480
     Democratic Clarence "Buddy" Hunt 2.9% 4,137
     Independent Wayne E. Clement 2.7% 3,789
Total Votes 142,156

2000
William J. Jefferson (D) ran unopposed for re-election in 2000.

Redistricting

2010-2011

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

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


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