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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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|District=Wisconsin's 2nd congressional district
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|Incumbent=[[Mark Pocan]] {{bluedot}}
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|Population=720,334
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|Gender=49.5% Male, 50.5% Female
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|Race=88.1% White, 4.4% Black, 3.5% Asian
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|Ethnicity= 5.9% Hispanic
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|Unemployment=6.6%
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|Median income=$56,089
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|High school=93%
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|College=37.6%
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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.
  
The current representative of the 2nd congressional district is [[Tammy Baldwin]] (D).
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The current representative of the 2nd congressional district is [[Mark Pocan]] (D).
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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===2014===
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::''See also: [[Wisconsin's 2nd congressional district elections, 2014]]''
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The 2nd congressional district of Wisconsin will hold an election for the [[U.S. House elections, 2014|U.S. House of Representatives]] on November 4, 2014.
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===2012===
 
===2012===
 
::''See also: [[Wisconsin's 2nd congressional district 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 elections, 2012|U.S. House of Representatives]] on November 6, 2012.
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The 2nd congressional district of Wisconsin held an election for the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House of Representatives]] on November 6, 2012. Democrat [[Mark Pocan]] won the election in the district.<ref>[http://www.politico.com/2012-election/results/house/wisconsin/ ''Politico'' "2012 Election Map, Wisconsin"]</ref>
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===2010===
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On November 2, 2010, [[Tammy Baldwin]] won re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives, defeating Chad Lee (R).<ref>[http://clerk.house.gov/member_info/electionInfo/2010election.pdf ''U.S. Congress House Clerk'' "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010"]</ref>
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==Redistricting==
 
==Redistricting==
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[[File:WI2.jpg|275px|thumb|This is the 2nd congressional district of Wisconsin after the 2001 redistricting process.]]
 
[[File:WI2.jpg|275px|thumb|This is the 2nd congressional district of Wisconsin after the 2001 redistricting process.]]
 
::''See also: [[Redistricting in Wisconsin]]''
 
::''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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In 2011, the [[Wisconsin State Legislature]] re-drew the congressional districts based on updated population information from the 2010 census.
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
*[http://www.opencongress.org/states/WI/districts/2 Open Congress District 2]
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*[http://www.opencongress.org/states/WI/districts/2 OpenCongress District 2]
 
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==See also==
 
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Revision as of 13:24, 4 October 2013

Wisconsin's 2nd congressional district
Current incumbentMark Pocan Democratic Party
Population720,334
Gender49.5% Male, 50.5% Female
Race88.1% White, 4.4% Black, 3.5% Asian
Ethnicity5.9% Hispanic
Unemployment6.6%
Median household income$56,089
High school graduation rate93%
College graduation rate37.6%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
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

2014

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

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

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 United States House. She defeated Chad Lee (R) in the general election.[3]

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

2008
On November 4, 2008, Tammy Baldwin won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Peter Theron (R) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Wisconsin District 2 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngTammy Baldwin incumbent 69.3% 277,914
     Republican Peter Theron 30.6% 122,513
     Scattering 0.1% 414
Total Votes 400,841

2006
On November 7, 2006, Tammy Baldwin won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Dave Magnum (R) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Wisconsin District 2 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngTammy Baldwin incumbent 62.8% 191,414
     Republican Dave Magnum 37.1% 113,015
     Scattering 0.1% 259
Total Votes 304,688

2004
On November 2, 2004, Tammy Baldwin won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Dave Magnum (R) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Wisconsin District 2 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngTammy Baldwin incumbent 63.3% 251,637
     Republican Dave Magnum 36.7% 145,810
     Scattering 0.1% 277
Total Votes 397,724

2002
On November 5, 2002, Tammy Baldwin won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Ron Greer (R) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Wisconsin District 2 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngTammy Baldwin incumbent 66% 163,313
     Republican Ron Greer 33.8% 83,694
     Scattering 0.2% 403
Total Votes 247,410

2000
On November 7, 2000, Tammy Baldwin won re-election to the United States House. She defeated John Sharpless (R) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Wisconsin District 2 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngTammy Baldwin incumbent 51.4% 163,534
     Republican John Sharpless 48.6% 154,632
     Scattering 0.1% 214
Total Votes 318,380

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.

External links

See also

References