Iowa's 2nd congressional district

Map showing the results of the 2016 election in Iowa's second congressional district by county
Results of the 2018 Iowa's 2nd congressional district election
Results of the 2020 Iowa's 2nd congressional district election
Iowa's 2nd congressional district boundaries from 2003 to 2013

Congressional district in the U.S. state of Iowa that covers most of its southeastern part.

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Pella, Iowa

City in Marion County, Iowa, United States, with a population of 10,464 at the time of the 2020 U.S. Census.

Pella's Vermeer Mill.
Franklin Street in Pella and some of the businesses located there: Notable in the background are the Tulip Toren (tall white statue) and Information Windmill located in Pella's Central Park.
Shops on Main Street in Pella illustrating Dutch architecture

Since 2013, it is located in Iowa's 2nd congressional district.

Mariannette Miller-Meeks

Mariannette Jane Miller-Meeks (born September 6, 1955) is an American physician and politician serving as the U.S. representative for Iowa's 2nd congressional district.

Davenport, Iowa

City in and the county seat of Scott County, Iowa, United States.

Antoine Le Claire was the primary founder of Davenport
Aerial view of early Davenport c. 1800s (decade)
The Claim House was constructed by George L. Davenport, son of Colonel George Davenport, in 1832 or 1833. It is believed to be the oldest structure in the city.
Picture of Davenport in 1865; on the right is the Steamboat Iowa, which appears in the Seal of Iowa.
Lithograph of Davenport from a letter-head dating to 1868
Flooding on April 30, 2008. The red line (at the top right) indicates where the Mississippi River should be. The picture was taken from the Skybridge.
Map highlighting the historic neighborhoods
One of Davenport's oldest neighborhoods, the Village of East Davenport, is full of small specialty shops.
The Davenport City Hall was built in 1895 at the price of $100,000.
The U.S. Courthouse in Davenport
The population of Davenport, Iowa from US census data
The Redstone Building was originally the longtime home of the Petersen Harned Von Maur flagship store and is now home of the River Music Experience.
The Putnam Museum.
The Figge Art Museum in Downtown Davenport, Iowa.
Modern Woodmen Park is home to the Quad Cities River Bandits baseball team.
Junge Park is situated along the Duck Creek bike path. The park includes baseball and softball fields, along with sand volleyball, and basketball courts.
The KWQC building was the first television station in Davenport.
St. Ambrose University, established in 1882, is the oldest of the two universities in Davenport.
The Rock Island Centennial Bridge connects Downtown Davenport with Downtown Rock Island, Illinois
Heading into Downtown Davenport on Harrison Street (US 61) South Bound.
Genesis West is one of the two hospitals in Davenport. The other hospital is Genesis East.

At the federal level, Davenport is in Iowa's 2nd congressional district.


State in the Midwestern region of the United States, bordered by the Mississippi River to the east and the Missouri River and Big Sioux River to the west.

Excavation of the 3,800-year-old Edgewater Park Site
Iowa in 1718 with the modern state area highlighted
Iowa Territorial Seal
Bellevue along the Mississippi, 1848
Topography of Iowa, with counties and major streams
DeSoto Lake at DeSoto National Wildlife Refuge
Landforms of Iowa, based on Prior (1991)
Köppen climate types of Iowa, using 1991-2020 climate normals.
Iowa annual rainfall, in inches
Percent population changes by counties in Iowa, 2000–2009. Dark green counties have gains of more than 5%.
Iowa population density map
Population age comparison between rural Pocahontas County and urban Polk County, illustrating the flight of young adults (red) to urban centers in Iowa
Amana Colonies were founded by German Pietists.
The Christina Reiman Butterfly Wing at Iowa State University, Ames
Skyline of Des Moines, Iowa's capital and largest city
Old Capitol, Iowa City
Inside the Davenport Skybridge
Brucemore, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Historic Fourth Street, Sioux City
Loess Hills east of Mondamin
The Iowa Great Lakes located primarily in Dickinson County, in the northwestern section of Iowa near the Minnesota border.
Ruins of historic Fort Atkinson
Wood-heated floating sauna on the farm pond
Iowa gross state products by industry, 2009
Harvesting corn in Jones County
Farm in rural Northwest Iowa
Central Iowa cornfield and dairy in June
Mural in Mt. Ayr Post Office, "The Corn Parade" by Orr C. Fischer, commissioned as part of the New Deal
Ethanol plant under construction in Butler County
Wind turbines near Williams
Palmer Chiropractic College in Davenport is the first school of chiropractic in the world.
Iowa's major interstates, larger cities, and counties
The Iowa State Capitol in Des Moines, completed in 1886, is the only state capitol in the United States to feature five domes, a central golden dome surrounded by four smaller ones. It houses the Iowa General Assembly, comprising the Iowa House of Representatives and Iowa Senate.
The Iowa Supreme Court, across from the capitol, is the state's highest court.
Samuel J. Kirkwood, founder of the Iowa Republican Party, abolitionist, and Iowa's Civil War Governor
The Union Block building, Mount Pleasant, scene of early civil rights and women's rights activities
Schaeffer Hall (University of Iowa, Iowa City)
Riverside's "favorite son"
South End Zone of Iowa State University's Jack Trice Stadium in Ames, IA.
Modern Woodmen Park is home to the Quad Cities baseball team.
President Herbert Hoover
Vice President Henry Wallace

Mariannette Miller-Meeks (R), Second district

Iowa Democratic Party

Affiliate of the Democratic Party in the U.S. state of Iowa.

Former U.S. Senator Tom Harkin
Former governor Chet Culver
Barack Obama strolls the Iowa State fairgrounds, August 16, 2007
George McGovern
Guy Mark Gillette
John Culver
Harold E. Hughes

In the 2006 U.S. House elections, Democrats captured Iowa's 1st congressional district and Iowa's 2nd congressional district from the Republican Party, which had controlled both districts for over three decades.

Gang of Seven

The Gang of Seven refers to a group of freshmen Republican U.S. Representatives, elected to serve in the 102nd Congress in 1990.

Representation of all political parties as percentage in House of Representatives over time

Jim Nussle (IA-02)

Gateway Bridge (Illinois–Iowa)

Suspension bridge over the Mississippi River in Clinton, Iowa, United States.

Henry O. Talle, a congressman who represented Iowa's 2nd congressional district, stated that the bridge opening was "something worthy to be remembered."

2006 Iowa gubernatorial election

The 2006 Iowa gubernatorial election took place November 7, 2006.

Mike Blouin, former director of the Iowa Department of Economic Development (2003-2005), former U.S. Representative for IA-02 (1975-1979), and 1st director of the Information Security Oversight Office (1979-1980)

1990 United States Senate elections

The 1990 United States Senate elections were held on Tuesday, November 6, 1990.

Harkin was opposed by Republican United States Congressman Tom Tauke, from Iowa's 2nd congressional district, and both Harkin and Tauke won their primaries uncontested.

Mark Chelgren

American politician who served in the Iowa Senate.

In 2016, Chelgren was a U.S. Congressional candidate for Iowa's 2nd District but withdrew in March.