Florida - U.S. House, District 2

as of November 1

The Candidates

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Allen Boyd

  • Democrat (Incumbent)
  • Birthdate: June 6, 1945
  • Residence: Monticello, FL

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Steve Southerland

  • Republican
  • Birthdate: (unknown)
  • Residence: Panama City, FL

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Previous Results

    Florida U.S. House (2008)

    Candidate Party Votes %
    Allen Boyd DEM 216,804 61.9%
    Mark Mulligan REP 133,404 38.1%

    U.S. President: Florida (2008)

    Data reflect statewide results.
    Candidate Party Votes %
    Barack Obama DEM 4,282,074 51%
    John McCain REP 4,045,624 48.2%
    Ralph Nader ECO 28,124 0.3%
    Bob Barr LIB 17,218 0.2%
    Chuck Baldwin CON 7,915 0.1%
    Brian Moore SOC 405 0%
    Thomas Stevens Obj 419 0%
    James Harris SOC 533 0%
    Charles Jay Bos 795 0%
    Gloria La Riva SOC 1,516 0%
    Alan Keyes AME 2,550 0%
    Cynthia McKinney GRE 2,887 0%
    Gene Amondson PRO 293 0%

    district Election Profile

Source: Associated Press

Recent Analysis

Nov 1, 2010

New NPR Rating

Lean-R (was Toss-up)

    Oct 31, 2010

    New Cook Political Report Rating

    Lean-R (was Toss-up)

      Oct 28, 2010

      New Sabato's Crystal Ball Rating

      Lean-R (was Toss-up)

        Oct 22, 2010

        New Rothenberg Political Report Rating

        Lean-R (was Toss-up)

          New CQ - Roll Call Rating

          Lean-R (was Toss-up)

            Sep 7, 2010

            After Primary Struggle, Boyd Now Faces GOP Challenge

            Allen Boyd, a Blue Dog Democrat seeking his eighth term, struggled to win his party's primary on Aug. 24 against state Sen. Al Lawson. Boyd has won by landslide margins in the past, but Republicans are high on Southerland, a funeral home owner. Boyd, who had to move to the left to survive the primary, now has to remind voters of his Blue Dog bona fides.
            -Ken Rudin

            New NPR Rating



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