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Alabama's 1st Congressional District elections, 2014

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Alabama's 1st Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
June 3, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Bradley Byrne Republican Party
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Alabama U.S. House Elections
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The 1st Congressional District of Alabama will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.
Candidate Filing Deadline Primary Election General Election
February 7, 2014
June 3, 2014
November 4, 2014

Primary: Alabama is 1 of 13 states that uses an open primary system, in which registered voters do not have to be members of a party to vote in that party's primary.[1][2][3]

Voter registration: Voters must register to vote in the primary by May 24, 2014. For the general election, the voter registration deadline is October 25, 2014 (10 days prior to the general election).[4]

See also: Alabama elections, 2014

Incumbent: Heading into the election the incumbent is Bradley Byrne (R). Byrne was first elected in a special election to replace Jo Bonner on December 17, 2013.

The 1st District is located in southwestern Alabama and includes Mobile, Baldwin, Escambia, Monroe and Washington counties and part of Clarke county.[5]

Candidates

District history

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2013

See also: Alabama's 1st Congressional District special election, 2013

The 1st Congressional District of Alabama held a special election for the U.S. House in 2013. The primary was held on September 24, 2013, followed by a runoff primary election on November 5, 2013. Bradley Byrne defeated Dean Young in the Republican runoff primary. Bradley Byrne then defeated Burton LeFlore (D) in the general election. The general election took place on December 17, 2013.[6][7]

The special election was held to fill the vacancy left by the resignation of Rep. Jo Bonner (R) on August 15, 2013. Bonner resigned to take a job as vice chancellor of government and economic development at the University of Alabama.[8]

U.S. House, Alabama District 1 General Special Election, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBradley Byrne 70.7% 36,042
     Democratic Burton LeFlore 29.3% 14,968
Total Votes 51,010
Source: Results via Associated Press

2012

On November 6, 2012, Jo Bonner (R) won re-election to the United States House. He ran unopposed in the general election.

U.S. House, Alabama District 1 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJo Bonner Incumbent 97.9% 196,374
     Write-In N/A 2.1% 4,302
Total Votes 200,676
Source: Alabama Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010

On November 2, 2010, Jo Bonner won re-election to the United States House. He defeated David Walter (Constitution) in the general election.[9]

U.S. House, Alabama District 1 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJo Bonner incumbent 83% 129,063
     Constitution David Walter 17% 26,357
Total Votes 155,420

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