2022 NE02 – US House Race

2022 NE02 – US House Race


The 2nd district covers the Omaha metropolitan area, including all of Douglas County, home to the city of Omaha, and suburban parts of northern Sarpy County, including La Vista and Papillon.

The incumbent is Republican Don Bacon, who was re-elected with 50.8% of the vote in 2020 on the same ballot Democrat Joe Biden won the district with 52.2%.  Tom Vargas is the Democratic candidate.

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SourceRankingAs of
The Cook Political Report[20]Likely RDecember 30, 2021
Inside Elections[21]Lean ROctober 18, 2021
Sabato’s Crystal Ball[22]Lean ROctober 5, 2021
Politico[23]Lean RApril 5, 2022
RCP[24]Lean RJune 9, 2022
538[25]Likely RJune 30, 2022



Tom Vargas

Tom Vargas

Current Position: State Delegate
Affiliation: Democrat
Candidate: 2022 US Representative for District 2

Husband. Father. State Senator. Presidential Scholar. Son of Immigrants. First Gen College Grad. Former Teacher.

Tony Vargas has served Nebraskans as an elected official for the last decade. Tony learned the values of community, hard work, and perseverance from his parents, who, coming from humble beginnings, sacrificed everything to provide their children with an opportunity for a brighter future. No matter how busy the family was, they had dinner together every night, where his parents encouraged Tony to “stay grounded, but reach for the stars.”

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Don Bacon

Don Bacon

Current Position: US Representative for NE 2nd Distrrict since 2017
Affiliation: Republican
Candidate: 2022 US Representative for District 2
Former Position(s): US Senator from 1984 – 2015

Other Positions:
Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations

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The #ALLIESAct provides 8,000 more visas for the Afghan Special Visa Program. It’s imperative that we protect our Afghan translators and interpreters from the malignant forces present in Afghanistan.

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