Minnesota's 2nd District
Last Updated: Oct. 5, 2018, 11:47 a.m.
The 2nd congressional district covers the Scott, Dakota, Goodhue, and Wabasha counties and part of northern and eastern Rice County. The largest cities in this district is Burnsville and Eagan. The Mississippi River, Minnesota River, and the St. Croix River run through this district. The population is 87.2% White and around 670,000 people.The two candidates running are Angie Craig (D) and Jason Lewis (R). Angie Craig is a former newspaper reporter and was the head of Global Human Resources. Her main issues includes cheaper healthcare, improved education and job training, and infrastructure investments. Jason Lewis was a radio show host for The Jason Lewis Show, but ran his family’s business, Lewis Motor Supply. He ran for Congress in 1990 but lost to Democrat David Skaggs. His political positions include supporting the American Health Care Act and prohibitions on same-sex marriage. Angie Craig ran for the House of Representatives in 2016, but lost to Jason Lewis. The results for the presidential elections since 2000 have given the victory to the Republican candidate, except for 2012; Barack Obama won with 49.1% of the vote. In 2016, Donald Trump beat Hillary Clinton with 47% of the vote.
District Updates and Posts
MN-02: Polls in our Model
Oct. 11, 2018, 11:13 p.m.
|Sep. 29 - Oct. 2||Siena College/New York Times||487 LV||Craig 51%||Lewis 39%|
|Sep. 29 - Oct.1||Wilson Perkins Allen Opinion Research||412 LV||Craig 43%||Lewis 46%|
|Sep. 17 - 23||Survey USA||569 LV||Craig 48%||Lewis 45%|
|Sep. 17 - 18||Public Policy Polling||531 V||Craig 48%||Lewis 45%|
|Aug. 18 - 21||Wilson Perkins Allen Opinion Research||400 LV||Craig 45%||Lewis 46%|