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Minnesota's 4th Congressional District elections, 2014

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2012

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Minnesota's 4th Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
August 12, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Betty McCollum Democratic Party
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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 4th Congressional District of Minnesota will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.
Candidate Filing Deadline Primary Election General Election
June 3, 2014
August 12, 2014
November 4, 2014

Primary: Minnesota is one 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 either July 22, 2014, to pre-register, or on election day. For the general election, the voter registration deadline is October 14, 2014 (21st day before Election Day).[4]

See also: Minnesota elections, 2014

Incumbent: Heading into the election the incumbent is Betty McCollum (D), who was first elected in 2000.

Minnesota's 4th Congressional District includes Ramsey and Washington counties in the eastern portion of the state.[5]

Candidates

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Campaign contributions

Betty McCollum

Candidates for Congress are required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Betty McCollum's reports.[6]

Betty McCollum (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[7]April 12, 2013$48,013.91$101,121.26$(86,293.09)$62,842.08
July Quarterly[8]July 12, 2013$62,842.08$58,967.27$(63,752.34)$58,057.01
October Quarterly[9]October 12, 2013$58,057.01$99,751.25$(68,731.55)$89,076.71
Year-End Quarterly[10]December 31, 2013$89,076$93,142$(58,130)$124,088
Running totals
$352,981.78$(276,906.98)

District history

Candidate Ballot Access
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2012

Incumbent Betty McCollum won re-election to the 4th Congressional District of Minnesota U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012.[11]

U.S. House, Minnesota District 4 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBetty McCollum Incumbent 62.3% 216,685
     Republican Tony Hernandez 31.5% 109,659
     Independence Steve Carlson 6.1% 21,135
     NA Write-in 0.1% 512
Total Votes 347,991
Source: Minnesota Secretary of State, "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010

On November 2, 2010, Betty McCollum (D) won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Teresa Collett (R), Steve Carlson (I), Amber Garlan (Write-in) and Jack Shepard (Write-in) in the general election.[12]

U.S. House, Minnesota District 4 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBetty McCollum incumbent 59.1% 136,746
     Republican Teresa Collett 34.6% 80,141
     Independent Steve Carlson 6.1% 14,207
     N/A Write-in 0.1% 283
     Write-in Amber Garlan 0% 39
     Write-in Jack Shepard 0% 10
Total Votes 231,426

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