Missouri's 2nd congressional district

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Missouri's 2nd congressional district
Current Representative Ann Wagner (RBallwin)
Cook PVI R+7[1]

Missouri's second congressional district is in the eastern portion of the state, primarily consisting of the suburbs south and west of St. Louis.

Its current representative is Republican Ann Wagner.

The district from 2003 to 2013

List of representatives[edit]

Representative Party Years District home Notes
District created March 4, 1847
John Jameson Democratic March 4, 1847 - March 3, 1849
William Van Ness Bay Democratic March 4, 1849 - March 3, 1851
Gilchrist Porter Whig March 4, 1851 - March 3, 1853
Alfred W. Lamb Democratic March 4, 1853 - March 3, 1855
Gilchrist Porter Opposition March 4, 1855 - March 3, 1857
Thomas L. Anderson Know Nothing March 4, 1857 - March 3, 1859
Independent Democrat March 4, 1859 - March 3, 1861
James S. Rollins Constitutional Union March 4, 1861 - March 3, 1863 Redistricted to the 9th district
Henry T. Blow Unconditional Unionist March 4, 1863 - March 3, 1865
Republican March 4, 1865 - March 3, 1867
Carman A. Newcomb Republican March 4, 1867 - March 3, 1869
Gustavus A. Finkelnburg Republican March 4, 1869 - March 3, 1871
Liberal Republican March 4, 1871 - March 3, 1873
Erastus Wells Democratic March 4, 1873 - March 3, 1877 Redistricted from the 1st district
Nathan Cole Republican March 4, 1877 - March 3, 1879
Erastus Wells Democratic March 4, 1879 - March 3, 1881
Thomas Allen Democratic March 4, 1881 - April 8, 1882 Died
Vacant April 8, 1882 - December 15, 1882
James H. McLean Republican December 15, 1882 - March 3, 1883
Armstead M. Alexander Democratic March 4, 1883 - March 3, 1885
John B. Hale Democratic March 4, 1885 - March 3, 1887
Charles H. Mansur Democratic March 4, 1887 - March 3, 1893
Uriel S. Hall Democratic March 4, 1893 - March 3, 1897
Robert N. Bodine Democratic March 4, 1897 - March 3, 1899
William W. Rucker Democratic March 4, 1899 - March 3, 1923
Ralph F. Lozier Democratic March 4, 1923 - March 3, 1933 Redistricted to the At-large district
March 4, 1933 - January 3, 1935 District inactive, all representatives elected At-large on a general ticket
William L. Nelson Democratic January 3, 1935 - January 3, 1943
Max Schwabe Republican January 3, 1943 - January 3, 1949
Morgan M. Moulder Democratic January 3, 1949 - January 3, 1953 Redistricted to the 11th district
Thomas B. Curtis Republican January 3, 1953 - January 3, 1969 Redistricted from the 12th district
James W. Symington Democratic January 3, 1969 - January 3, 1977
Robert A. Young Democratic January 3, 1977 - January 3, 1987
Jack Buechner Republican January 3, 1987 - January 3, 1991
Joan Kelly Horn Democratic January 3, 1991 - January 3, 1993
Jim Talent Republican January 3, 1993 - January 3, 2001 Chesterfield Retired; later elected to United States Senate
Todd Akin Republican January 3, 2001 - January 3, 2013 Wildwood Retired to run unsuccessfully for United States Senate
Ann Wagner Republican January 3, 2013 - Present Ballwin

Election results[edit]

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1998[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections in Missouri, 1998[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican James M. Talent (Incumbent) 142,313 70.0%
Democratic John Ross 57,565 28.3%
Libertarian Brian K. Lundy 3,331 1.6%
Independent William Warner 50 .0%
Total votes 203,259 100%%
Majority 81,367 40.0%
Turnout
Republican hold Swing

2000[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections in Missouri, 2000[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Todd Akin 164,926 55.3%
Democratic Ted House 126,441 42.4%
Green Mike Odell 2,907 1.0%
Libertarian James Higgins 2,524 0.8%
Reform Richard J. Gimpelson 1,265 0.4%
Total votes 298,062 100%%
Majority 31,790 10.7%
Turnout
Republican hold Swing

2002[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections in Missouri, 2002[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Todd Akin (Incumbent) 167,057 67.1% + 11.8
Democratic John Hogan 77,223 31.0% - 11.4
Libertarian Daria R. Maloney 4,548 1.8% + 1.0
Total votes 248,828 100%%
Majority 85,286 34.3%
Turnout
Republican hold Swing

2004[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections in Missouri, 2004[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Todd Akin (Incumbent) 228,725 65.4% - 1.7
Democratic George D. Weber 115,366 33.0% + 2.0
Libertarian Daria R. Maloney 4,822 1.4% - 0.4
Constitution David Leefe 954 0.3%
Total votes 349,867 100%%
Majority 107,583 30.7%
Turnout
Republican hold Swing

2006[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections in Missouri, 2006[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Todd Akin (Incumbent) 176,452 61.3% - 4.1
Democratic George D. Weber 105,242 36.6% + 3.6
Libertarian Tamara A. Millay 5,923 2.1% + 0.7
Total votes 287,617 100%%
Majority 65,287 22.7%
Turnout
Republican hold Swing

2008[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections in Missouri, 2008[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Todd Akin (Incumbent) 232,276 62.3% + 1.0
Democratic William C. (Bill) Haas 132,068 35.4% - 1.2
Libertarian Thomas L. Knapp 8,628 2.3% + 0.2
Total votes 372,972 100%%
Majority 91,580 24.6%
Turnout
Republican hold Swing

2010[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections in Missouri, 2010[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Todd Akin (Incumbent) 180,481 67.9% + 5.6
Democratic Arthur Lieber 77,467 29.2% - 6.2
Libertarian Steve Mosbacher 7,677 2.9% + 0.6
Independent Patrick M. Cannon 7 0.0% n/a
Total votes 265,632 100%%
Majority 95,330 35.9%
Turnout
Republican hold Swing

References[edit]

Coordinates: 38°36′11″N 90°31′56″W / 38.60306°N 90.53222°W / 38.60306; -90.53222