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Iowa's 2nd congressional district
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Iowa's 2nd congressional district since January 3, 2013
Representative
  Mariannette Miller-Meeks
ROttumwa
Distribution
  • 66.06% urban
  • 33.94% rural
Population (2019) 782,989
Median income $59,569
Ethnicity
Cook PVI D+1

Iowa's 2nd congressional district is a congressional district in the U.S state of Iowa. It is in the southeast part of the state. The district includes the cities of Davenport, Iowa City, Muscatine, Clinton, Burlington, Ottumwa, Fort Madison, Oskaloosa, Bettendorf, Newton and Pella. The people who live in the district elect a person to represent the district in the United States House of Representatives. The district is currently represented by Republican Mariannette Miller-Meeks who changed the district from Democrat to Republican after the Democrat retired. She won the election by 6 votes.

Election history

Office Year District Statewide Nationwide
President 2000 Al Gore 53% – George W. Bush 43% Gore Bush
2004 John Kerry 55% – George W. Bush 44% Bush
2008 Barack Obama 60% – John McCain 38% Obama Obama
2012 Barack Obama 56% – Mitt Romney 43%
2016 Donald Trump 49% – Hillary Clinton 44% Trump Trump
2020 Donald Trump 51% – Joe Biden 47% Biden
U.S. Senator 2014 Joni Ernst 49% – Bruce Braley 47% Ernst n/a
Governor 2014 Terry Branstad 57% – Jack Hatch 40% Branstad
2018 Fred Hubbell 50.72% – Kim Reynolds 47.29% Reynolds

2002

2002 Iowa's 2nd congressional district election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jim Leach 108,130 52.19%
Democratic Julie Thomas 94,767 45.74%
Libertarian Kevin Litten 4,178 2.02%
No party Others 96 0.05%
Total votes 207,171 100.00%
Republican hold

2004

2004 Iowa's 2nd congressional district election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jim Leach (incumbent) 176,684 58.92%
Democratic Dave Franker 117,405 39.15%
Libertarian Kevin Litten 5,586 1.86%
No party Others 206 0.07%
Total votes 299,881 100.00%
Republican hold

2006

2006 Iowa's 2nd congressional district election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Dave Loebsack 107,683 51.38%
Republican Jim Leach (incumbent) 101,707 48.53%
No party Others 196 0.09%
Total votes 209,586 100.00%
Democratic gain from Republican

2008

2008 Iowa's 2nd congressional district election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Dave Loebsack (incumbent) 175,218 57.19%
Republican Mariannette Miller-Meeks 118,778 38.77%
Green Wendy Barth 6,664 2.18%
Independent Brian White 5,437 1.78%
No party Others 261 0.09%
Total votes 306,358 100.00%
Democratic hold

2010

2010 Iowa's 2nd congressional district election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Dave Loebsack (incumbent) 115,839 50.99%
Republican Mariannette Miller-Meeks 104,319 45.92%
Libertarian Gary Joseph Sicard 4,356 1.92%
Constitution Jon Tack 2,463 1.08%
No party Others 198 0.09%
Total votes 227,175 100.00%
Democratic hold

2012

2012 Iowa's 2nd congressional district election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Dave Loebsack (incumbent) 211,863 55.57%
Republican John Archer 161,977 42.48%
Independent Alan Aversa 7,112 1.87%
No party Others 323 0.08%
Total votes 381,275 100.00%
Democratic hold

2014

2014 Iowa's 2nd congressional district election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Dave Loebsack (incumbent) 143,431 52.5%
Republican Mariannette Miller-Meeks 129,455 47.4%
Write-ins 443 0.2%
Total votes 273,329 100%
Democratic hold

2016

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Map showing the results of the 2016 election in Iowa's second congressional district by county
2016 Iowa's 2nd congressional district election
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Dave Loebsack (incumbent) 198,571 53.7%
Republican Christopher Peters 170,933 46.2%
Write-ins 528 0.1%
Total votes 370,032 100.00%
Democratic hold

2018

2018 Iowa's 2nd congressional district election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Dave Loebsack (incumbent) 171,120 54.8% +1.1
Republican Christopher Peters 133,051 42.6% −3.6
Libertarian Mark David Strauss 6,176 1.98% +1.98
Independent Daniel Clark 1,839 0.59% +0.59
Write-ins 171 0.05% −0.05
Majority 38,069 12.2%
Turnout 312,357 100%
Democratic hold Swing +4.7

2020

2020 Iowa's 2nd congressional district election
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Mariannette Miller-Meeks 196,864 49.910
Democrat Rita Hart 196,858 49.908
Total votes 394,439 100.0
Republican gain from Democrat

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