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New Hampshire's 2nd congressional district
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Current Representative Paul Hodes (D)
Population (2000) 618,211
Median income $48,762
Ethnicity 96.0% White, 0.7% Black, 1.4% Asian, 1.7% Hispanic, 0.3% Native American, 0.0% other
Cook PVI D+3

New Hampshire's second 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 Paul Hodes.

Cities and towns currently in the district

The district includes:

Representatives

Representative Party Years District home Note
District organized from New Hampshire's At-large congressional district in 1847
Charles H. Peaslee Democratic March 4, 1847 – March 3, 1853 Retired
George W. Morrison Democratic March 4, 1853 – March 3, 1855 Lost Re-election
Mason W. Tappan American March 4, 1855 – March 3, 1857
Republican March 4, 1857 – March 3, 1861 Bradford Retired
Edward H. Rollins Republican March 4, 1861 – March 3, 1867 Retired
Aaron Fletcher Stevens Republican March 4, 1867 – March 3, 1871 Nashua Lost Re-election
Samuel Newell Bell Democratic March 4, 1871 – March 3, 1873 Lost Re-election
Austin F. Pike Republican March 4, 1873 – March 3, 1875 Retired
Samuel Newell Bell Democratic March 4, 1875 – March 3, 1877 Retired
James F. Briggs Republican March 4, 1877 – March 3, 1883 Retired
Ossian Ray Republican March 4, 1883 – March 3, 1885 Retired
Jacob H. Gallinger Republican March 4, 1885 – March 3, 1889 Retired
Orren C. Moore Republican March 4, 1889 – March 3, 1891 Lost Re-election
Warren F. Daniell Democratic March 4, 1891 – March 3, 1893 Franklin Retired
Henry Moore Baker Republican March 4, 1893 – March 3, 1897 Retired
Frank Gay Clarke Republican March 4, 1897 – January 9, 1901 Died
Vacant January 9, 1901 – March 4, 1901
Frank Dunklee Currier Republican March 4, 1901 – March 3, 1913 Lost Re-election
Raymond Bartlett Stevens Democratic March 4, 1913 – March 3, 1915 Retired to run for US Senate from New Hampshire
Edward Hills Wason Republican March 4, 1915 – March 3, 1933 Retired
Charles William Tobey Republican March 4, 1933 – January 3, 1939
Foster Waterman Stearns Republican January 3, 1939 – January 3, 1945 Retired to run for US Senate from New Hampshire
Sherman Adams Republican January 3, 1945 – January 3, 1947 Retired to run for Governor of New Hampshire
Norris H. 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
Perkins Bass Republican January 3, 1955 – January 3, 1963 Resigned to run for US Senate from New Hampshire
James Colgate Cleveland Republican January 3, 1963 – January 3, 1981 Retired
Judd Gregg Republican January 3, 1981 – January 3, 1989 Greenfield Elected Governor of New Hampshire
Charles Douglas III Republican January 3, 1989 – January 3, 1991 Concord Lost Re-election
Richard Swett Democratic January 3, 1991 – January 3, 1995 Bow Lost Re-election
Charles Bass Republican January 3, 1995 – January 3, 2007 Peterborough Lost Re-election
Paul Hodes Democratic January 3, 2007 – Present Concord Incumbent

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

References

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