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To all Kossacks: Please take note that these Congressional District Information Diaries are not meant to evaluate whether or not the districts are beatable. They are meant for Kossacks and others to share information on any knowledge they have on the districts.
There have been recent Congressional District Information diaries where Kos user comments are talking about "how this person will never be beaten," or "even a scandal wouldn't change anyone's minds." To be frank, we're not looking for this kind of feedback. We want real, inside information about the Congressional Districts we cover in our diaries.
We'd like to reach out to any of you Kossacks from Nevada's 2nd Congressional District for information. Feel free to add your understanding of the communities, issues, etc.
What issues directly affect people in Nevada's 2nd Congressional District? My colleague Augustin and I are working on the Knowledge Democrats project and I've started working on a wiki page for the 2nd Congressional congressional district in order to assist in our long term efforts to promote progressive candidates in that district, whether at the local, state or federal level. We understand this district may in fact have a bit conservative constituency but we're looking to reach out to any Kossacks, Democrats or progressives in the state anyway. It helps for long-term planning.
We also plan on contacting Local and State Democratic Parties that cover each of the Congressional districts for more information. We first want to know what thoughts any of you Kossacks have.
We also know that the current representative of the district is Mark Amodei.
U.S. House, Nevada, District 2 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
Democratic Samuel Koepnick 36.2% 102,019
Republican Mark Amodei Incumbent 57.6% 162,213
Independent Michael L. Haines 4% 11,166
Independent American Party of Nevada Russel Best 2.1% 6,051