West Virginia's 2nd congressional district

U.S. House district for West Virginia

West Virginia's 2nd congressional district is a congressional district in the state of West Virginia. The congressional district was made on December 7, 1863. The district elects a person to represent the district in the United States House of Representatives. The district is currently represented by Republican Alex Mooney. It includes the capital city of West Virginia, Charleston. The district starts at the Ohio River and ends at the Potomac River.

West Virginia's 2nd congressional district
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West Virginia's 2nd congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Representative
  Alex Mooney
RCharles Town
Population (2019)623,039
Median income$52,166[1]
Ethnicity
Cook PVIR+17[2]

Election historyEdit

Election results from presidential races
Year Office Results
2000 President Bush 54 - 44%
2004 President Bush 57 - 42%
2008 President McCain 55 - 44%
2012 President Romney 60 - 38%
2016 President Trump 66 - 29%
2020 President Trump 65 - 33%
2000 United States House of Representatives elections in West Virginia
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Shelley Moore Capito 108,769 48.49
Democratic Jim Humphreys 103,003 45.92
Libertarian John Brown 12,543 5.59
Total votes 224,315 100.00
Republican gain from Democratic
2002 United States House of Representatives elections in West Virginia
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Shelley Moore Capito (incumbent) 98,276 60.04
Democratic Jim Humphreys 65,400 39.96
Total votes 163,676 100.00
Republican hold
2004 United States House of Representatives elections in West Virginia
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Shelley Moore Capito (incumbent) 147,676 57.46
Democratic Erik Wells 106,131 41.29
Mountain Julian Martin 3,218 1.25
Total votes 257,025 100.00
Republican hold
2006 United States House of Representatives elections in West Virginia
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Shelley Moore Capito (incumbent) 94,110 57.18
Democratic Mike Callaghan 70,470 42.82
Total votes 164,580 100.00
Republican hold
2008 United States House of Representatives elections in West Virginia
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Shelley Moore Capito (incumbent) 147,334 57.07
Democratic Anne Barth 110,819 42.92
Write-ins 16 0.01
Total votes 258,169 100.00
Republican hold
2010 United States House of Representatives elections in West Virginia
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Shelley Moore Capito (incumbent) 126,814 68.46
Democratic Virginia Lynch Graf 55,001 29.69
Constitution Phil Hudok 3,431 1.85
Total votes 185,246 100.00
Republican hold
2012 United States House of Representatives elections in West Virginia
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Shelley Moore Capito (incumbent) 158,206 69.8
Democratic Howard Swint 68,560 30.2
Total votes 226,766 100.0
Republican hold
2014 United States House of Representatives elections in West Virginia
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Alex X. Mooney 72,619 47.1
Democratic Nick Casey 67,687 43.9
Libertarian Davy Jones 7,682 5.0
Independent Ed Rabel 6,250 4.0
Total votes 154,238 100.0
Republican hold
2016 United States House of Representatives elections in West Virginia
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Alex Mooney (incumbent) 140,807 58.2
Democratic Mark Hunt 101,207 41.8
Total votes 242,014 100.0
Republican hold
2018 United States House of Representatives elections in West Virginia
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Alex Mooney (incumbent) 110,504 53.9
Democratic Talley Sergent 88,011 43.0
Mountain Daniel Lutz 6,277 3.1
Total votes 204,792 100.0
Republican hold
2020 United States House of Representatives elections in West Virginia
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Alex Mooney (incumbent) 172,195 63.1
Democratic Cathy Kunkel 100,799 36.9
Total votes 272,994 100.0
Republican hold

ReferencesEdit

  1. https://www.census.gov/mycd/?st=54&cd=02
  2. "Partisan Voting Index – Districts of the 115th Congress" (PDF). The Cook Political Report. April 7, 2017. Retrieved April 7, 2017.