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Nevada's 2nd Congressional District elections, 2014

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Nevada's 2nd Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
June 10, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Mark Amodei Republican Party
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Nevada U.S. House Elections
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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 2nd Congressional District of Nevada will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.
Candidate Filing Deadline Primary Election General Election
March 14, 2014
June 10, 2014
November 4, 2014

Primary: Nevada is one of 12 states to use a strictly closed primary process, in which the selection of a party's candidates in an election is limited to registered party members.[1][2][3]

Voter registration: Voters must register to vote in the primary by May 10, 2014. For the general election, the voter registration deadline is October 14, 2014.[4]

See also: Nevada elections, 2014

Incumbent: Heading into the election the incumbent is Mark Amodei (R), who was first elected in 2011.

Nevada's 2nd Congressional District is located in the northern portion of the state and includes the counties of Washoe, Storey, Douglas, Churchill, Lander, Eureka and Eiko. It also contained part of Lyon County and the capital of Carson City.[5]


Campaign contributions

Mark Amodei

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

Mark Amodei (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[7]April 15, 2013$188,551$24,650$(42,995)$170,205
July Quarterly[8]July 15, 2013$170,205$20,750$(29,313)$161,641
October Quarterly[9]October 15, 2013$161,641$78,550$(28,365)$211,826
Year-End Quarterly[10]December 31, 2013$211,826$72,321$(51,607)$231,539
Running totals

District history

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The 2nd Congressional District of Nevada held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012, in which incumbent Mark Amodei (R) won re-election. He defeated Samuel Koepnick (D), Michael L. Haines (I), and Russell Best (AI) in the general election.[11] The primary was held on June 12.[12]

U.S. House, Nevada District 2 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Samuel Koepnick 36.2% 102,019
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMark Amodei Incumbent 57.6% 162,213
     Independent Michael L. Haines 4% 11,166
     Independent American Party of Nevada Russel Best 2.1% 6,051
Total Votes 281,449
Source: Nevada Secretary of State "U.S. House of Representatives Results"


On September 13, 2011, Mark Amodei was elected to the United States House via a special election. He defeated Kate Marshall (D).[13]

United States House, Nevada Special Election, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMark Amodei 61.6% 75,180
     Democratic Kate Marshall 38.4% 46,818
Total Votes 121,998


On November 2, 2010, Dean Heller won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Nancy Price (D) and Russell Best (Independent American) in the general election.[14]

U.S. House, Nevada, District 2 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDean Heller incumbent 63.3% 169,458
     Democratic Nancy Price 32.7% 87,421
     Independent American Russell Best 4% 10,829
Total Votes 267,708

See also

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