Campaign 2012

District 2: Previous Election Results

2012 House Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Dugald BrownDemocratic10,51422.5%
William McCannDemocratic13,66829.2%
Howard SwintDemocratic22,56348.3%

2012 House Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Shelley CapitoRepublican35,08883.0%
Michael DavisRepublican2,4955.9%
Jonathan MillerRepublican4,71111.1%

2010 House Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Virginia Lynch GrafDemocratic29,579100.0%

2010 House General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Virginia Lynch GrafDemocratic55,00129.7%
Shelley Moore CapitoRepublican126,81468.5%

2010 House Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Shelley Moore CapitoRepublican27,958100.0%

2008 House Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Anne BarthDemocratic66,11262.8%
Thornton CooperDemocratic9,0688.6%
Richard RobbDemocratic30,17728.6%

2008 House General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Anne BarthDemocratic110,81942.9%
Shelley CapitoRepublican147,33457.1%

2008 House Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Shelley CapitoRepublican42,476100.0%

2006 House Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Mike CallaghanDemocratic19,15537.1%
Mark HuntDemocratic16,90632.8%
Richie RobbDemocratic15,54330.1%

2006 House General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Mike CallaghanDemocratic70,47042.8%
Shelley CapitoRepublican94,11057.2%

2006 House Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Shelley CapitoRepublican29,031100.0%

2004 House Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Howard SwintDemocratic11,58117.6%
Christopher Turman IVDemocratic18,91228.8%
Erik WellsDemocratic35,26553.6%

2004 House General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Erik WellsDemocratic106,13141.3%
Shelley CapitoRepublican147,67657.5%

2002 House Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Jim HumphreysDemocratic31,59751.4%
Margaret WorkmanDemocratic29,88848.6%

2002 House General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Jim HumphreysDemocratic65,40040.0%
Shelley CapitoRepublican98,27660.0%

2000 House Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Ken HechlerDemocratic21,45124.5%
Jim HumphreysDemocratic37,81043.3%
Beth TaylorDemocratic5,1415.9%
Martha WalkerDemocratic22,98526.3%

2000 House General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Jim HumphreysDemocratic103,00345.9%
John BrownLibertarian12,5435.6%
Shelley CapitoRepublican108,76948.5%

1998 House Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Beth TaylorDemocratic4,5397.5%
Wendel TurnerDemocratic3,7956.3%
Bob WiseDemocratic52,05986.2%

1998 House General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Bob WiseDemocratic99,35773.0%
John BrownLibertarian7,6605.6%
Sally KayRepublican29,13621.4%

1996 House Primary

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Howard SwintDemocratic13,76214.5%
Bob WiseDemocratic81,34085.5%

1996 House General Election

CandidateParty# Votes% Votes
Bob WiseDemocratic141,55168.9%
Greg MorrisRepublican63,93331.1%

District 2: Demographics

Population602,243
Percentage of Population Age 65 and Up14.6%

Ethnicity

Percentage White94.4%
Percentage Black3.6%
Percentage American Indian / Alaska Native0.2%
Percentage Asian0.5%
Percentage Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander0.0%
Percentage Mixed Race1.0%
Percentage Other Race0.2%
Percentage Hispanic0.8%
Percentage Non Hispanic White93.9%
Percentage Non Hispanic Black3.6%
Percentage Households All Speak Language Other than English0.9%

Income

Median Household Income$33,198
Percentage Income in Poverty in 200914.8%

Energy

Percentage Homes heated by Electricity38.0%
Percentage Homes heated by Gas39.7%
Percentage Homes heated by Coal0.2%
Percentage Homes heated by Fuel Oil7.8%

Employment & Education

Percentage Employed Civilians 16-years-old and up43.6%
Percentage with a College Degree16.2%
Percentage Management or Professional Workers29.1%
Percentage Sales or Office Workers26.0%
Percentage Production or Transportation Workers17.0%

Marriage

Percentage Married Couples54.6%
Percentage Married Couples with Children21.9%
Percentage Married Couple Both Work34.0%
Percentage Unmarried Partner Households, Male living with Male0.3%
Percentage Unmarried Partner Households, Female living with Female0.3%

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Historical Election Results

2012
Nov. 6, 2012Presidental General Election
May 8, 2012Presidental Dem Primary
May 8, 2012Presidental GOP Primary
2008
May 13, 2008Presidental Dem Primary
May 13, 2008Presidental GOP Primary
Feb. 5, 2008Presidental GOP Caucus

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