New Hampshire's 2nd congressional district

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New Hampshire's 2nd congressional district
New Hampshire's 2nd congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
New Hampshire's 2nd congressional district - since January 3, 2013.
Current Representative Ann McLane Kuster (DHopkinton)
Distribution 51.83% urban, 48.17% rural
Population (2010) 658,486
Median income $59,729
Ethnicity 93.8% White, 1.0% Black, 2.3% Asian, 2.8% Hispanic, 0.3% Native American, 1.0% other
Cook PVI D+3

New Hampshire's 2nd congressional district covers the western and northern parts of New Hampshire. It includes the state's second-largest city, Nashua, as well as the state capital, Concord. It is currently represented in the United States House of Representatives by Democrat Ann McLane Kuster.

Cities and towns currently in the district[edit]

The district includes:

List of representatives[edit]

Representative Party Years Electoral history
District organized from New Hampshire's At-large congressional district in 1847
CHPeaslee.jpg Charles H. Peaslee Democratic March 4, 1847 –
March 4, 1853
Retired
GeorgeWMorrison.jpg George W. Morrison Democratic March 4, 1853 –
March 4, 1855
Lost re-election
Mason Weare Tappan.png Mason Tappan American March 4, 1855 –
March 4, 1857
Republican March 4, 1857 –
March 4, 1861
Retired
Edward H. Rollins - Brady-Handy.jpg Edward H. Rollins Republican March 4, 1861 –
March 4, 1867
Retired
AaronStevens.jpg Aaron Fletcher Stevens Republican March 4, 1867 –
March 4, 1871
Lost re-election
SamuelNewellBell.jpg Samuel Newell Bell Democratic March 4, 1871 –
March 4, 1873
Lost re-election
Austin F. Pike - Brady-Handy.jpg Austin F. Pike Republican March 4, 1873 –
March 4, 1875
Retired
SamuelNewellBell.jpg Samuel Newell Bell Democratic March 4, 1875 –
March 4, 1877
Retired
James Frankland Briggs.png James F. Briggs Republican March 4, 1877 –
March 4, 1883
Retired
OssianRay.jpg Ossian Ray Republican March 4, 1883 –
March 4, 1885
Retired
Jacob Harold Gallinger.jpg Jacob H. Gallinger Republican March 4, 1885 –
March 4, 1889
Retired
No image.svg Orren C. Moore Republican March 4, 1889 –
March 4, 1891
Lost re-election
WarrenFDaniell.jpg Warren F. Daniell Democratic March 4, 1891 –
March 4, 1893
Retired
Henry Moore Baker.png Henry Moore Baker Republican March 4, 1893 –
March 4, 1897
Retired
FrankGayClarke.jpg Frank Gay Clarke Republican March 4, 1897 –
January 9, 1901
Died
Vacant January 9, 1901 –
March 4, 1901
Frank Dunklee Currier.png Frank Dunklee Currier Republican March 4, 1901 –
March 4, 1913
Lost re-election
RaymondBartlettStevens.jpg Raymond Bartlett Stevens Democratic March 4, 1913 –
March 4, 1915
Retired to run for U.S. Senate
EdwardHillsWason.jpg Edward Hills Wason Republican March 4, 1915 –
March 4, 1933
Retired
Charles Tobey.jpg Charles W. Tobey Republican March 4, 1933 –
January 3, 1939
Elected to the United States Senate.
FosterWatermanStearns.jpg Foster Waterman Stearns Republican January 3, 1939 –
January 3, 1945
Retired to run for U.S. Senate
GLSAAdams.jpg Sherman Adams Republican January 3, 1945 –
January 3, 1947
Retired to run for Governor of New Hampshire
Norris Cotton.jpg Norris Cotton Republican January 3, 1947 –
November 7, 1954
Resigned to assume seat in US Senate from New Hampshire
Vacant November 7, 1954 –
January 3, 1955
PerkinsBassNH.jpg Perkins Bass Republican January 3, 1955 –
January 3, 1963
Retired to run for U.S. Senate
JC Cleveland.png James Colgate Cleveland Republican January 3, 1963 –
January 3, 1981
Retired
Greggofficial2009.jpg Judd Gregg Republican January 3, 1981 –
January 3, 1989
Elected Governor of New Hampshire
Chuck Douglas.jpg Charles Douglas III Republican January 3, 1989 –
January 3, 1991
Lost re-election
Richard Swett.jpg Richard Swett Democratic January 3, 1991 –
January 3, 1995
Lost re-election
Charles Bass.jpg Charles Bass Republican January 3, 1995 –
January 3, 2007
Lost re-election
Congressman Paul Hodes.JPG Paul Hodes Democratic January 3, 2007 –
January 3, 2011
Retired to run for U.S. Senate
Charles Bass 112th Congress Portrait.jpg Charles Bass Republican January 3, 2011 –
January 3, 2013
Lost re-election
Anne McLane Kuster, Official Portrait, 113th Congress.jpg Ann McLane Kuster Democratic January 3, 2013 –
Present
Incumbent

Note: Representatives elected from 1789-1847 were elected At-Large

Historical district boundaries[edit]

2003 - 2013

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Coordinates: 43°45′51″N 71°43′17″W / 43.76417°N 71.72139°W / 43.76417; -71.72139