Nebraska's 3rd Congressional District elections, 2014
November 4, 2014
May 13, 2014
|Candidate Filing Deadline||Primary Election||General Election|
Primary: Nebraska is one of 22 states with a mixed primary system. A blanket primary system is used for the nonpartisan legislature and some other statewide races while congressional primary elections are closed.
Voter registration: Voters must register to vote in the primary by either April 25, 2014, by mail or carrier, or May 2, 2014, in person. For the general election, the voter registration deadline is October 17, 2014.
- See also: Nebraska elections, 2014
Incumbent: Heading into the election the incumbent is Adrian Smith (R), who was first elected in 2006.
Nebraska's 3rd Congressional District is located in the western portion of the state and includes Saline, Jefferson, Thayer, Fillmore, York, Polk, Nuckolls, Clay, Hamilton, Merrick, Platte, Nance, Boone, Antelope, Pierce, Cedar, Knox, Boyd, Holt, Wheeler, Garfield, Valley, Greeley, Howard, Sherman, Hall, Buffalo, Adams, Webster, Franklin, Kearney, Phelps, Harlan, Furnas, Gosper, Red Willow, Frontier, Dawson, Lincoln, Custer, Logan, Blaine, Thomas, Blaine, Loup, Rock, Brown, Keya Paha, Cherry, Hooker, Grant, Arthur, McPherson, Keith, Perkins, Chase, Hayes, Hitchcock, Dundy, Deuel, Garden, Cheyenne, Morrill, Sheridan, Box Butte, Dawes, Sioux, Scotts Bluff, Banner,and Kimball counties.
Note: Prior to the signature filing deadline, candidates will be added when Ballotpedia writers come across declared candidates. If you see a name of a candidate who is missing, please email us and we will add that name. As the election draws closer, more information will be added to this page.
Candidates for Congress are required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Smith's reports.
|Adrian Smith (2014) Campaign Finance Reports|
|Report||Date Filed||Beginning Balance||Total Contributions|
for Reporting Period
|Expenditures||Cash on Hand|
|October Quarterly||October 15, 2013||$747,817.37||$131,689.97||$(43,461.47)||$836,045.87|
|Year-End Quarterly||December 31, 2013||$836,045||$84,331||$(44,051)||$849,823|
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|U.S. House, Nebraska, District 3 General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Adrian Smith Incumbent||74.2%||187,423|
|Source: Nebraska Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"|
|United States House, Nebraska District 3, General Election, 2010|
|Republican||Adrian Smith incumbent||70.1%||117,275|
|By Petition||Dan Hill||12%||20,036|
- United States House of Representatives elections in Nebraska, 2014
- United States House of Representatives elections, 2014
- Mark Sullivan's campaign website
- Adrian Smith's campaign website
- Campaign contributions at OpenSecrets.org
- Nebraska Secretary of State: Elections
- National Conference of State Legislatures Website, "State Primary Election Types," accessed January 6, 2014
- Nebraska Secretary of State Website, "Voter Information Frequently Asked Questions," accessed January 3, 2014
- Nebraska Redistricting Map "Map" accessed August 29, 2012
- Watchdog, "Retired Army veteran to challenge Congressman Smith", accessed January 2, 2014
- Lexch.com "Third District congressional candidate Sullivan getting his name out," accessed August 1, 2013
- Federal Election Commission "Smith 2014 Summary reports," accessed July 18, 2013
- FEC "April Quarterly," accessed July 18, 2013
- FEC "July Quarterly," accessed July 18, 2013
- FEC "October Quarterly," accessed October 25, 2013
- FEC "Year-End Quarterly," accessed March 6, 2014
- Politico "2012 Election Map, Nebraska"
- U.S. Congress House Clerk "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010"