2014 elections review: North Carolina holds congressional primaries
By Ballotpedia's Congressional team
Incumbent Kay Hagan defeated Will Stewart and Ernest Reeves in the Democratic primary. In a hotly contested Republican primary, Thom Tillis beat out Greg Brannon, Mark Harris, Heather Grant, Ted Alexander, Edward Kryn, Jim Snyder and Alex Bradshaw by a high enough margin to avoid a runoff. Sean Haugh defeated Tim D'Annunzio for the Libertarian nomination.
|Members of the U.S. House from North Carolina -- Partisan Breakdown|
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Incumbent G.K. Butterfield defeated primary opponent Dan Whittacre in the Democratic primary. As of May 7, 2014, the winner of the Republican primary was too close to call between Arthur Rich and Brent Shypulefski.
Incumbent Renee Ellmers defeated Frank Roche for the Republican nomination in the primary. As of May 7, 2014, the results for the Democratic primary were not yet posted, although Clay Aiken was leading both Keith Crisco, Sr. and Toni Morris with 41 percent of the vote.
Incumbent Virginia Foxx beat out Philip Doyle in the Republican primary. Josh Brannon and Gardenia Henley will be going into a runoff. They defeated Michael Holleman and Will Stinson in the Democratic primary.
With the Incumbent retiring, this race attracted nine Republican candidates. There will be a runoff between Phil Berger, Jr. and Mark Walker as they compete for the Republican nomination. Republican candidates Zack Matheny, Bruce VonCannon, Jeff Phillips, Don Webb, Mike Causey, Kenn Kopf and Charlie Sutherland will not be heading to the general election. Laura Fjeld defeated Bruce Davis in the Democratic primary.
A retiring incumbent is leaving this seat up for grabs. Jonathan Barfield, Jr. received the Democratic nomination over Walter Martin, and David Rouzer beat out Woody White and Chris Andrade for the Republican nomination. Libertarian Wesley Casteen will advance to the general election to go up against Barfield and Rouzer.
Heading to the general election for this vacant seat are Vince Coakley (R) and Alma Adams (D). Coakley defeated Leon Threatt in the Republican primary. Adams beat out Malcolm Graham, George Battle, Marcus Brandon, James "Smuggie" Mitchell, Curtis Osborne and Rajive Patel for the Democratic nomination.
- United States Senate elections in North Carolina, 2014
- United States House of Representatives elections in North Carolina, 2014
- Contested primaries in U.S. Congressional elections, 2014
- Unofficial U.S. House results via the Associated Press
- Unofficial U.S. Senate results via the Associated Press