Oklahoma's 2nd Congressional District

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Oklahoma's 2nd congressional district
Current incumbentMarkwayne Mullin Republican Party
Population753,014
Gender49.7% Male, 50.3% Female
Race67.73% White, 3.41% Black, 13.23% Asian
Ethnicity4.60% Hispanic
Unemployment10.5%
Median household income$37,364
High school graduation rate83.2%
College graduation rate16.2%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
The 2nd Congressional District of Oklahoma is a congressional district that is located in the eastern region of the state.

Oklahoma's 2nd Congressional District is located in the eastern portion of the state and includes Washington, Craig, Ottawa, Delaware, Mayes, Rogers, Cherokee, Adair, Sequoyah, Muskogee, Okmulgee, Okfuskee, Hughes, Coal, Pittsburg, McIntosh, Haskell, Le Flore, Latimer, Pittsburg, Johnston, Bryan, Atoka, Pushmataha, Choctaw and McCurtain counties.[1]

The district previously covered about one-fourth of the state, and included 24 different counties, and borderd the states of Arkansas, Missouri, Kansas, and Texas.

The current representative of the 2nd congressional district is Markwayne Mullin (R).

Elections

2012

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

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

U.S. House, Oklahoma District 2 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Rob Wallace 38.3% 96,081
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMarkwayne Mullin 57.3% 143,701
     Independent Michael Fulks 4.3% 10,830
Total Votes 250,612
Source: Oklahoma Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"


2010

On November 2, 2010, Dan Boren won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Charles Thompson (R) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, Oklahoma District 2 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDan Boren incumbent 56.5% 108,203
     Republican Charles Thompson 43.5% 83,226
Total Votes 191,429

1998

On November 3, 1998, Tom A. Coburn won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Kent Pharaoh (D) and Albert Jones (I) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Oklahoma District 2 General Election, 1998
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTom A. Coburn incumbent 57.7% 85,581
     Democratic Kent Pharaoh 39.8% 59,042
     Independent Albert Jones 2.5% 3,641
Total Votes 148,264

1996

On November 5, 1996, Tom A. Coburn won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Glen D. Johnson (D) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Oklahoma District 2 General Election, 1996
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTom A. Coburn incumbent 55.5% 112,273
     Democratic Glen D. Johnson 44.5% 90,120
Total Votes 202,393

1994

On November 8, 1994, Tom A. Coburn won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Virgil R. Cooper (D) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Oklahoma District 2 General Election, 1994
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTom A. Coburn incumbent 52.1% 82,479
     Democratic Virgil R. Cooper 47.9% 75,943
Total Votes 158,422

Redistricting

2010-2011

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

The Oklahoma State Legislature, in April 2011, approved a new map of the congressional districts based on updated population information from the 2010 census. Governor Mary Fallin signed the new map into law on May 20, 2011.[7]

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