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{{tnr}}The '''2nd Congressional District''' of [[Maryland]] is a congressional district comprising parts of Harford, Baltimore, and Anne Arundel Counties, as well as small portions of the City of Baltimore.
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{{tnr}}The '''2nd Congressional District''' of [[Maryland]] is a congressional district comprising parts of Harford, Baltimore, and Anne Arundel Counties, as well as small portions of the City of Baltimore. On March 30, 2012 the 2nd district was included in a list released by  the ''National Journal'' of the top ten most contorted congressional districts, as a result of redistricting. <ref name="national">[http://www.nationaljournal.com/hotline/redistricting/modern-gerrymanders-10-most-contorted-congressional-districts-maps-20120330 ''National Journal'' "Modern Gerrymanders: 10 Most Contorted Congressional Districts—MAPS" Accessed March 31, 2012]</ref>
  
 
The current representative of the 2nd congressional district is [[Dutch Ruppersberger]] (D).
 
The current representative of the 2nd congressional district is [[Dutch Ruppersberger]] (D).
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[[File:Maryland Congressional District 2 2000-2010.jpg|275px|thumb|This is the 2nd congressional district of Maryland after the 2001 redistricting process.]]
 
[[File:Maryland Congressional District 2 2000-2010.jpg|275px|thumb|This is the 2nd congressional district of Maryland after the 2001 redistricting process.]]
 
::''See also: [[Redistricting in Maryland]]''
 
::''See also: [[Redistricting in Maryland]]''
In 2011, the [[Maryland State Legislature]] will re-draw the Congressional districts based on updated population information from the 2010 census.
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In 2011, the [[Maryland State Legislature]] will re-draw the Congressional districts based on updated population information from the 2010 census. On March 30, 2012 the 2nd district was included in a list released by  the ''National Journal'' of the top ten most contorted congressional districts, as a result of redistricting. <ref name="national">[http://www.nationaljournal.com/hotline/redistricting/modern-gerrymanders-10-most-contorted-congressional-districts-maps-20120330 ''National Journal'' "Modern Gerrymanders: 10 Most Contorted Congressional Districts—MAPS" Accessed March 31, 2012]</ref>
 
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==External links==

Revision as of 10:23, 1 April 2012

The 2nd Congressional District of Maryland is a congressional district comprising parts of Harford, Baltimore, and Anne Arundel Counties, as well as small portions of the City of Baltimore. On March 30, 2012 the 2nd district was included in a list released by the National Journal of the top ten most contorted congressional districts, as a result of redistricting. [1]

The current representative of the 2nd congressional district is Dutch Ruppersberger (D).

Elections

2012

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

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

2010

On November 2, 2010, Dutch Ruppersberger won re-election to the United States House of Representatives. He defeated Marcelo Cardarell (R), and Lorenzo Gaztanaga (L) in the general election.[2]

U.S. House of Representatives, Maryland's 2nd Congressional District, General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDutch Ruppersberger Incumbent 64.2% 134,133
     Republican Marcelo Cardarelli 33.3% 69,523
     Libertarian Lorenzo Gaztanaga 2.4% 5,090
     Independent Write-In 0.1% 158
Total Votes 208,904

Redistricting

2010-2011

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

In 2011, the Maryland State Legislature will re-draw the Congressional districts based on updated population information from the 2010 census. On March 30, 2012 the 2nd district was included in a list released by the National Journal of the top ten most contorted congressional districts, as a result of redistricting. [1]

External links

See also

References