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Maryland's 2nd congressional district
MD 2nd congressional district.png
Current incumbentDutch Ruppersberger Democratic Party
Population727,061
Gender46.8% Male, 53.2% Female
Race58.3% White, 31.8% Black, 4.8% Asian
Ethnicity6.5% Hispanic
Unemployment10.7%
Median household income$58,345
High school graduation rate86.8%
College graduation rate27.6%
Maryland's 2nd Congressional District encompasses parts of Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Harford and Howard counties, including parts of the city of Baltimore.

Previously the district comprised parts of Harford, Baltimore and Anne Arundel Counties, as well as small portions of the City of Baltimore.

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

Elections

2014

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

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

2012

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

The 2nd congressional district of Maryland held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012, in which incumbent Dutch Ruppersberger (D) won re-election. He defeated Nancy Jacobs (R), Ray Bly (R) and Leo Dymowski (L) in the general election.[1]

U.S. House, Maryland District 2 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDutch Ruppersberger Incumbent 65.6% 194,088
     Republican Nancy Jacobs 31.1% 92,071
     Libertarian Leo Dymowski 3.2% 9,344
     Republican Ray Bly (Write-in) 0% 22
     N/A Other Write-ins 0.1% 415
Total Votes 295,940
Source: Maryland State Board of Elections "Representative in Congress"

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

U.S. House, Maryland District 2 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

2008
On November 4, 2008, Dutch Ruppersberger won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Richard Matthews (R) and Lorenzo Gaztanaga (L) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, Maryland District 2 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDutch Ruppersberger incumbent 71.9% 198,578
     Republican Richard Matthews 24.8% 68,561
     Libertarian Lorenzo Gaztanaga 3.2% 8,786
     N/A Write in 0.1% 408
Total Votes 276,333

2006
On November 7, 2006, Dutch Ruppersberger won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Jimmy Mathis (R) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Maryland District 2 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDutch Ruppersberger incumbent 69.2% 135,818
     Republican Jimmy Mathis 30.7% 60,195
     N/A Write-in 0.1% 215
Total Votes 196,228

2004
On November 2, 2004, Dutch Ruppersberger won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Jane Brooks (R) and Keith Salkowski (Green) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Maryland District 2 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDutch Ruppersberger incumbent 66.7% 164,751
     Republican Jane Brooks 30.7% 75,812
     Green Keith Salkowski 2.6% 6,508
Total Votes 247,071

2002
On November 5, 2002, Dutch Ruppersberger won election to the United States House. He defeated Helen Delich Bentley (R) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Maryland District 2 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDutch Ruppersberger 54.3% 105,718
     Republican Helen Delich Bentley 45.7% 88,954
Total Votes 194,672

2000
On November 7, 2000, Robert L. Ehrlich, Jr. won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Kenneth T. Bosley (D) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Maryland District 2 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRobert L. Ehrlich, Jr. incumbent 68.6% 178,556
     Democratic Kenneth T. Bosley 31.3% 81,591
     N/A Write-in 0.1% 285
Total Votes 260,432

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 re-drew 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. [8]

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