Oregon's 2nd Congressional District

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Oregon's 2nd congressional district
Current incumbentGreg Walden Republican Party
Population770,403
Gender49.6% Male, 50.4% Female
Race90.40% White, 1.95% American Indian and Alaska Native, 1.20% Asian
Ethnicity12.85% Hispanic
Unemployment14.5%
Median household income$40,670
High school graduation rate88.3%
College graduation rate23.1%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
The 2nd Congressional District of Oregon is a congressional district in the eastern portion of the state.

Oregon's 2nd Congressional District is located in the eastern portion of the state and includes Wallowa, Union, Baker, Umatilla, Morrow, Grant, Malheur, Harney, Lake, Klamath, Jackson, Deschutes, Crook, Wheeler, Wasco, Sherman and Gilliam counties.[1]

The district previously covered roughly two-thirds of the eastern portion of the state, making it one of the largest districts in the nation. It also bordered the states of Washington, Idaho, California, and Nevada.

The current representative of the 2nd congressional district is Greg Walden (R). He was last elected on November 6, 2012.[2]

Elections

2014

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

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

2012

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

District 2 incumbent Greg Walden (R) won re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012.[3]

U.S. House, Oregon District 2 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Joyce Segers 29.1% 96,741
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngGreg Walden Incumbent 68.6% 228,043
     Libertarian Joe Tabor 2.1% 7,025
     Write-In N/A 0.1% 446
Total Votes 332,255
Source: Oregon Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"


2010

On November 2, 2010, Greg Walden won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Joyce B. Segers (D) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Oregon District 2 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngGreg Walden incumbent 74.1% 206,245
     Democratic Joyce B. Segers 25.9% 72,173
Total Votes 278,418

2008

On November 4, 2008, Greg Walden won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Noah Lemas (D), Richard Hake (Pacific Green) and Tristin Mock (Constitution) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House of Representatives, Oregon District 2 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngGreg Walden incumbent 69.5% 236,560
     Democratic Noah Lemas 25.8% 87,649
     Pacific Green Tristin Mock 2.8% 9,668
     Constitution Richard Hake 1.7% 5,817
     N/A Miscellaneous 0.2% 685
Total Votes 340,379

2006

On November 7, 2006, Greg Walden won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Carol Voisin (D) and Jack Alan Brown (Constitution) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House of Representatives, Oregon District 2 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngGreg Walden incumbent 66.8% 181,529
     Democratic Carol Voisin 30.4% 82,484
     Constitution Jack Alan Brown 2.6% 7,193
     N/A Other 0.2% 513
Total Votes 271,719

2004

On November 2, 2004, Greg Walden won re-election to the United States House. He defeated John McColgan (D), Jim Lindsay (Libertarian) and Jack Alan Brown (Constitution) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House of Representatives, Oregon District 2 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngGreg Walden incumbent 71.6% 248,461
     Democratic John McColgan 25.6% 88,914
     Libertarian Jim Lindsay 1.4% 4,792
     Constitution Jack Alan Brown 1.2% 4,060
     N/A Miscellaneous 0.2% 638
Total Votes 346,865

2002

On November 5, 2002, Greg Walden won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Peter Buckley (D) and Mike Wood (Libertarian) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House of Representatives, Oregon District 2 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngGreg Walden incumbent 71.9% 181,295
     Democratic Peter Buckley 25.8% 64,991
     Libertarian Mike Wood 2.3% 5,681
     N/A Miscellaneous 0.1% 317
Total Votes 252,284

2000

On November 7, 2000, Greg Walden won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Walter Ponsford (D) in the general election.[9]

U.S. House of Representatives, Oregon District 2 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngGreg Walden incumbent 73.6% 220,086
     Democratic Walter Ponsford 26.1% 78,101
     N/A Miscellaneous 0.2% 720
Total Votes 298,907

1998

On November 3, 1998, Greg Walden won election to the United States House. He defeated Kevin Campbell (D), Lindsey Bradshaw (Libertarian) and Rohn (Grandpa) Webb (Socialist) in the general election.[10]

U.S. House of Representatives, Oregon District 2 General Election, 1998
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngGreg Walden 61.5% 132,316
     Democratic Kevin Campbell 34.8% 74,924
     Libertarian Lindsey Bradshaw 2.2% 4,729
     Socialist Rohn (Grandpa) Webb 1.3% 2,773
     N/A Miscellaneous 0.2% 474
Total Votes 215,216

Redistricting

2010-2011

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

The Oregon State Legislature recently approved a new map of the congressional districts based on updated population information from the 2010 census. It was the first time in 60 years the Oregon legislature agreed on a bipartisan redistricting map. [11]

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