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Wisconsin's 2nd Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
August 12, 2014

November 4 Election Winner:
Mark Pocan Democratic Party
Incumbent prior to election:
Mark Pocan Democratic Party
Pocan mark.jpg

Race Ratings
Cook Political Report: Solid Democratic[1]

Sabato's Crystal Ball: Safe D[2]

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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 2nd Congressional District of Wisconsin will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.
Candidate Filing Deadline Primary Election General Election
June 2, 2014
August 12, 2014
November 4, 2014

Primary: Wisconsin has an open primary system, in which registered voters do not have to be members of a party to vote in that party's primary.

Voter registration: Pending

See also: Wisconsin elections, 2014

Incumbent: Heading into the election the incumbent is Mark Pocan (D), who was first elected in 2012.

Wisconsin's 2nd Congressional District encompasses Sauk, Columbia, Jefferson, Dane, Green and Rock counties.[3]


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Campaign contributions

Mark Pocan

Candidates for Congress were required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Pocan's reports.[5]

Mark Pocan (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[6]April 15, 2013$52,936.10$100,629.25$(68,095.08)$85,470.27
July Quarterly[7]July 15, 2013$85,470.27$156,065.09$(109,497.73)$132,037.63
October Quarterly[8]October 15, 2013$132,037.63$126,627.87$(75,424.25)$183,241.25
Year-end[9]January 31, 2014$183,241$129,269$(87,359)$225,251
April Quarterly[10]April 15, 2014$225,251.35$76,778.03$(68,675.16)$233,354.22
July Quarterly[11]July 25, 2014$233,354.22$167,821.85$(98,676.18)$302,499.89
October Quarterly[12]October 15, 2014$309,874.85$166,499.40$(283,283.96)$193,090.29
Running totals

District history


The 2nd Congressional District of Wisconsin held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Democrat Mark Pocan won the election in the district.[13]

U.S. House, Wisconsin District 2 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMark Pocan 67.9% 265,422
     Republican Chad Lee 31.9% 124,683
     Independent Joe Kopsick 0% 6
     Miscellaneous N/A 0.2% 787
Total Votes 390,898
Source: Wisconsin Government Accountability Board "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election" (dead link)


On November 2, 2010, Tammy Baldwin won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Chad Lee (R) in the general election.[14]

U.S. House, Wisconsin District 2 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngTammy Baldwin incumbent 61.8% 191,164
     Republican Chad Lee 38.2% 118,099
Total Votes 309,263

See also

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