Nebraska's 3rd Congressional District elections, 2014

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Nebraska's 3rd Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
May 13, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Adrian Smith Republican Party
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Nebraska U.S. House Elections
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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 3rd Congressional District of Nebraska will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.
Candidate Filing Deadline Primary Election General Election
March 3, 2014
May 13, 2014
November 4, 2014

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.[1]

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.[2]

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.[3]


Campaign contributions

Adrian Smith

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.[6]

Adrian Smith (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[7]July 15, 2013$627,791.47$100,616.76$(55,876.18)$6,752,532.05
July Quarterly[8]July 15, 2013$672,532.05$125,309.69$(50,024.37)$747,817.37
October Quarterly[9]October 15, 2013$747,817.37$131,689.97$(43,461.47)$836,045.87
Year-End Quarterly[10]December 31, 2013$836,045$84,331$(44,051)$849,823
Running totals

District history

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The 3rd Congressional District of Nebraska held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Adrian Smith won re-election in the district.[11]

U.S. House, Nebraska, District 3 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Mark Sullivan 25.8% 65,266
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngAdrian Smith Incumbent 74.2% 187,423
Total Votes 252,689
Source: Nebraska Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"


On November 2, 2010, Adrian Smith won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Rebekah Davis (D) and Dan Hill (Petition) in the general election.[12]

United States House, Nebraska District 3, General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngAdrian Smith incumbent 70.1% 117,275
     Democratic Rebekah Davis 17.9% 29,932
     By Petition Dan Hill 12% 20,036
Total Votes 167,243

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