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Alabama's 6th Congressional District elections, 2014

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Alabama's 6th Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
June 3, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Spencer Bachus Republican Party
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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 6th 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 Spencer Bachus (R), who was first elected in 1992. Bachus is not seeking re-election to his seat in 2014.[5]

6th District is located in central Alabama and includes Bibb, Shelby, Chilton and Coosa counties as well as portions of Blount and Jefferson counties.[6]

Candidates

Campaign contributions

Chad Mathis

Chad Mathis (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
Year-End[9]January 31, 2014$0$373,324$(68,147)$305,177
Running totals
$373,324$(68,147)

Paul DeMarco

Paul DeMarco (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
Year-End[10]January 29, 2014$0$366,908$(13,919)$352,988
Running totals
$366,908$(13,919)

District history

Candidate Ballot Access
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2012

On November 6, 2012, Spencer Bachus (R) won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Penny H. Bailey in the general election.

U.S. House, Alabama District 6 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Penny H. Bailey 28.6% 88,267
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSpencer Bachus Incumbent 71.2% 219,262
     Write-In N/A 0.2% 573
Total Votes 308,102
Source: Alabama Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010

On November 2, 2010, Spencer Bachus won re-election to the United States House. He ran unopposed in the general election.[11]

U.S. House, Alabama District 6 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSpencer Bachus incumbent 100% 205,288
Total Votes 205,288

See also

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