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Minnesota's 2nd congressional district
Current incumbentJohn Kline Republican Party
Population668,891
Gender49.5% Male, 50.5% Female
Race87.2% White, 3.7% Black, 4% Asian
Ethnicity5.22% Hispanic
Unemployment6.9%
Median household income$70,095
High school graduation rate94.7%
College graduation rate36.2%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
The 2nd Congressional District of Minnesota is a congressional district covering the south Twin Cities metro area.

Minnesota's 2nd Congressional District covers the south Twin Cities metro area and includes Carver, Scott, Le Sueur, Goodhue and Rice counties.[1]

The district previously contained all of Carver, Scott, Le Sueur, Goodhue and Rice Counties. It also contained most of Dakota County and south Washington County including the cities of Cottage Grove and the southern part of Woodbury. Burnsville and Eagan were the largest cities in the district.

The current representative of the 2nd congressional district is John Kline (R).

Elections

2014

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

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

2012

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

On November 6, 2012, John Kline won re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives 2nd congressional district of Minnesota.[2]

U.S. House, Minnesota District 2 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Kline Incumbent 54% 193,587
     Democratic Mike Obermueller 45.8% 164,338
     NA Write-in 0.1% 521
Total Votes 358,446
Source: Minnesota Secretary of State, "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010
On November 2, 2010, John Kline (R) won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Shelley Madore (D) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, Minnesota District 2 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Kline incumbent 63.3% 181,341
     Democratic Shelley Madore 36.6% 104,809
     N/A Write-in 0.1% 303
Total Votes 286,453

2008
On November 4, 2008, John Kline (R) won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Steve Sarvi (D), Kevin Masrud (Write-in) and Curt Walor (Write-in) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Minnesota District 2 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Kline incumbent 57.3% 220,924
     Democratic Steve Sarvi 42.5% 164,093
     Write-in Kevin Masrud 0% 41
     Write-in Curt Walor 0% 1
     N/A Write-in 0.2% 597
Total Votes 385,656

2006
On November 7, 2006, John Kline (R) won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Coleen Rowley (D) and Douglas Williams (Independence) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Minnesota District 2 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Kline incumbent 56.2% 163,269
     Democratic Coleen Rowley 40% 116,343
     Independence Douglas Williams 3.7% 10,802
     N/A Write-in 0% 126
Total Votes 290,540

2004
On November 2, 2004, John Kline (R) won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Teresa Daly (D) and Gregory Mikkelson (Independence) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Minnesota District 2 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Kline incumbent 56.4% 206,313
     Democratic Teresa Daly 40.3% 147,527
     Independence Gregory Mikkelson 3.2% 11,822
     N/A Write-in 0.1% 283
Total Votes 365,945

2002
On November 5, 2002, John Kline (R) won election to the United States House. He defeated Bill Luther (D) and Samuel D. Garst (No New Taxes) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Minnesota District 2 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Kline 53.3% 152,970
     Democratic Bill Luther 42.2% 121,121
     No New Taxes Samuel D. Garst 4.3% 12,430
     N/A Write-in 0.1% 339
Total Votes 286,860

2000
On November 7, 2000, Mark Kennedy (R) won election to the United States House. He defeated David Minge (D), Gerald W. Brekke (Indendence), Dennis A. Burda (Constitution) amd Ron Helwig (L) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Minnesota District 2 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMark Kennedy 48.1% 138,957
     Democratic David Minge 48% 138,802
     Independence Gerald W. Brekke 2.7% 7,875
     Constitution Dennis A. Burda 0.5% 1,337
     Libertarian Ron Helwig 0.7% 1,929
Total Votes 288,900

Redistricting

2010-2011

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

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

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