Ohio's 2nd Congressional District

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Ohio's 2nd congressional district
Current incumbentBrad Wenstrup Republican Party
Population716,833
Gender51.1% Female, 48.9% Male
Race87.8% White, 8.2% Black, 1.3% Asian
Ethnicity1.5% Hispanic
Unemployment10.6%
Median household income$48,066
High school graduation rate86.9%
College graduation rate29.1%
Ohio's 2nd Congressional District is located in the southern portion of the state and includes Hamilton, Clermont, Brown, Highland, Adams, Scioto, Pike and Ross counties.[1]

The district previously stretched along the Ohio River. It included all of Adams, Brown, Pike, and Clermont counties.

The 2nd district leans heavily Republican.

The current representative of the 2nd congressional district is Brad Wenstrup (R).

Elections

2012

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

The 2nd congressional district of Ohio held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Republican Brad Wenstrup won the election in the district.[2]

U.S. House, Ohio District 2 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic William R. Smith 41.4% 137,077
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBrad Wenstrup 58.6% 194,296
Total Votes 331,373
Source: Ohio Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Jean Schmidt won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Surya Yalamanchili (D) and Marc Johnston (L) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, Ohio District 2 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJean Schmidt 58.5% 139,027
     Democratic Surya Yalamanchili 34.7% 82,431
     Libertarian Marc Johnston 6.8% 16,259
Total Votes 237,717

2008
On November 4, 2008, Jean Schmidt won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Victoria Wulsin (D), David H. Krikorian (I) and James Condit, Jr. (Write-in) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Ohio District 2 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJean Schmidt incumbent 44.8% 148,671
     Democratic Victoria Wulsin 37.5% 124,213
     Independent David H. Krikorian 17.7% 58,710
     Write-in James Condit, Jr. 0% 30
Total Votes 331,624

2006
On November 7, 2006, Jean Schmidt won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Victoria Wulsin (D), Nathan Noy (Write-in) and James J. Condit, Jr. (Write-in) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Ohio District 2 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJean Schmidt incumbent 50.5% 120,112
     Democratic Victoria Wulsin 49.4% 117,595
     Write-in Nathan Noy 0.1% 298
     Write-in James Condit, Jr. 0% 76
Total Votes 238,081

2004
On November 2, 2004, Rob Portman won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Charles W. Sanders (D) and James Condit, Jr. (Write-in) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Ohio District 2 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRob Portman incumbent 71.7% 227,102
     Democratic Charles W. Sanders 28.3% 89,598
     Write-in James Condit, Jr. 0% 60
Total Votes 316,760

2002
On November 5, 2002, Rob Portman won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Charles W. Sanders (D) and James Condit, Jr. (Write-in) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Ohio District 2 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRob Portman incumbent 74% 139,218
     Democratic Charles W. Sanders 25.9% 48,785
     Write-in James Condit, Jr. 0% 13
Total Votes 188,016

2000
On November 7, 2000, Rob Portman won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Charles W. Sanders (D) and Robert E. Bidwell (L) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Ohio District 2 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRob Portman incumbent 73.6% 204,184
     Democratic Charles W. Sanders 23.1% 64,091
     Libertarian Robert E. Bidwell 3.3% 9,266
Total Votes 277,541

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 2nd congressional district prior to the 2010 redistricting.
See also: Redistricting in Ohio

The Ohio State Legislature recently approved a new map of the congressional districts based on updated population information from the 2010 census.[9]


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