Massachusetts' 2nd Congressional District

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The 2nd Congressional District of Massachusetts is a congressional district in south central Massachusetts.

Massachusetts' 2nd Congressional District is located in the central portion of the state and includes Franklin, Worcester, Hampden and Hampshire counties.[1]

The district previously contained Springfield, the chief city of western Massachusetts, as well as some of the southern suburbs of Worcester.

The current representative of the 2nd congressional district is Jim McGovern (D).

Elections

2012

See also: Massachusetts' 2nd congressional district elections, 2012

The 2nd congressional district of Massachusetts held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Richard Neal (D) ran for the 1st district seat due to redistricting in 2012. The 3rd district incumbent Jim McGovern (D) won the 2nd district seat in an unopposed race.[2]

U.S. House, Massachusetts District 2 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJim McGovern Incumbent 75.6% 259,257
     N/A All Others 1.2% 4,078
     N/A Blank Votes 23.2% 79,401
Total Votes 342,736
Source: Massachusetts Secretary of State "Return of Votes"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Richard Neal won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Tom Wesley (R) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, Massachusetts District 2 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRichard Neal incumbent 57.3% 122,547
     Republican Tom Wesley 42.7% 91,181
Total Votes 213,728

2008
On November 4, 2008, Richard Neal won re-election to the United States House. He ran unopposed in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Massachusetts District 2 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRichard Neal incumbent 76.4% 234,369
     N/A Blank/Scattering 22.4% 68,820
     N/A All Others 1.2% 3,631
Total Votes 306,820

2006
On November 7, 2006, Richard Neal won re-election to the United States House. He ran unopposed in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Massachusetts District 2 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRichard Neal incumbent 77.4% 164,939
     N/A Blank/Scattering 21.7% 46,145
     N/A Other 0.9% 1,983
Total Votes 213,067

2004
On November 2, 2004, Richard Neal won re-election to the United States House. He ran unopposed in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Massachusetts District 2 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRichard Neal incumbent 76.7% 217,682
     N/A Blank/Scattering 22.3% 63,461
     N/A Other 1% 2,802
Total Votes 283,945

2002
On November 2, 2004, Richard Neal won re-election to the United States House. He ran unopposed in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Massachusetts District 2 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRichard Neal incumbent 76.7% 217,682
     N/A Blank/Scattering 22.3% 63,461
     N/A Other 1% 2,802
Total Votes 283,945

2000
On November 7, 2000, Richard Neal won re-election to the United States House. He ran unopposed in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Massachusetts District 2 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRichard Neal incumbent 94.6% 196,670
     N/A Blank/Scattering 5.3% 11,099
     N/A Other 0% 89
Total Votes 207,858

Redistricting

2010-2011

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

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


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