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{{tnr}}The '''2nd Congressional District''' of [[Wisconsin]] is a congressional district in southern [[Wisconsin]], covering Dane County, Green County and Columbia County, as well as portions of Jefferson County, Sauk County, Rock County and a small region of Walworth County.  
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{{tnr}}The '''2nd Congressional District''' of [[Wisconsin]] is a congressional district in southern [[Wisconsin]].
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The district previously covered Dane County, Green County and Columbia County, as well as portions of Jefferson County, Sauk County, Rock County and a small region of Walworth County.  
  
 
The district includes Madison, the state's capital, its suburbs and some of the surrounding areas.
 
The district includes Madison, the state's capital, its suburbs and some of the surrounding areas.

Revision as of 18:12, 17 March 2013

The 2nd Congressional District of Wisconsin is a congressional district in southern Wisconsin.

Wisconsin's 2nd Congressional District encompasses Sauk, Columbia, Jefferson, Dane, Green and Rock counties.[1]

The district previously covered Dane County, Green County and Columbia County, as well as portions of Jefferson County, Sauk County, Rock County and a small region of Walworth County.

The district includes Madison, the state's capital, its suburbs and some of the surrounding areas.

The current representative of the 2nd congressional district is Mark Pocan (D).

Elections

2012

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

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.[2]

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"

2010

On November 2, 2010, Tammy Baldwin won re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives, defeating Chad Lee (R).[3]

U.S. House of Representatives General Election, Wisconsin, Congressional District 2, 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

Redistricting

2010-2011

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

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

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