United States House of Representatives elections in Indiana, 2014

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2014 U.S. House Elections in Indiana

Primary Date
May 6, 2014

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Indiana District Pages
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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 2014 U.S. House of Representatives elections in Indiana took place on November 4, 2014. Voters elected nine candidates to serve in the U.S. House, one from each of the state's nine congressional districts.
Candidate Filing Deadline Primary Election General Election
February 7, 2014
May 6, 2014
November 4, 2014

Primary: Indiana is one of 21 states with a mixed primary system. Voters are not required to register with a party, but the ballot they get depends on which party they have voted for most often in the past.[1]

Voter registration: To vote in the primary, voters had to register by April 7, 2014. For the general election, the voter registration deadline was October 6, 2014.[2]

See also: Indiana elections, 2014


Partisan breakdown

Heading into the November 4 election, the Republican Party holds seven of the nine congressional seats from Indiana.

Members of the U.S. House from Indiana -- Partisan Breakdown
Party As of November 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 2 2
     Republican Party 7 7
Total 9 9

Incumbents

Heading into the 2014 election, the incumbents for the nine congressional districts were:

Name Party District
Peter Visclosky Electiondot.png Democratic 1
Jackie Walorski Ends.png Republican 2
Marlin Stutzman Ends.png Republican 3
Todd Rokita Ends.png Republican 4
Susan Brooks Ends.png Republican 5
Luke Messer Ends.png Republican 6
Andre Carson Electiondot.png Democratic 7
Larry Bucshon Ends.png Republican 8
Todd Young Ends.png Republican 9

Margin of victory for winners

There were a total of 9 seats up for election in 2014 in Indiana. The following table shows the margin of victory for each district winner, which is calculated by examining the percentage difference between the top-two vote getters. If the race was uncontested, the margin of victory is listed as 100 percent.
DistrictWinnerMargin of VictoryTotal VoteTop Opponent
U.S. House, Indiana District 1 General Election Democratic Party Peter Visclosky28.1%141,563Mark Leyva
U.S. House, Indiana District 2 General Election Republican Party Jackie Walorski20.6%144,452Joe Bock
U.S. House, Indiana District 3 General Election Republican Party Marlin Stutzman38.9%141,188Justin Kuhnle
U.S. House, Indiana District 4 General Election Republican Party Todd Rokita33.7%141,937John Dale
U.S. House, Indiana District 5 General Election Republican Party Susan Brooks34.4%161,349Shawn Denney
U.S. House, Indiana District 6 General Election Republican Party Luke Messer37.5%151,751Susan Hall Heitzman
U.S. House, Indiana District 7 General Election Democratic Party Andre Carson12.8%111,366Catherine Ping
U.S. House, Indiana District 8 General Election Republican Party Larry Bucshon24.5%171,125Tom Spangler
U.S. House, Indiana District 9 General Election Republican Party Todd Young35.7%132,907Bill Bailey

Candidates

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1st Congressional District

General election candidates


May 6, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Independent Third Party Candidates

2nd Congressional District

General election candidates

May 6, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Declined to run

3rd Congressional District

General election candidates


May 6, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

4th Congressional District

General election candidates


May 6, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

5th Congressional District

General election candidates


May 6, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

6th Congressional District

General election candidates

May 6, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

7th Congressional District

General election candidates


May 6, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Failed to file

8th Congressional District

General election candidates


May 6, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Libertarian Party Third Party Candidates

Removed from ballot

9th Congressional District

General election candidates


May 6, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Removed from ballot

See also

External links

References

  1. Indiana Code, "Section 3-10-1-6," accessed January 3, 2014
  2. Indiana Election Division, "Voter Registration," accessed January 3, 2014
  3. Mark Leyva for Congress, "About," accessed January 27, 2014
  4. Indiana Secretary of State, "November 4,2014 General Election, Combined Candidate," accessed September 26, 2014
  5. Federal Election Commission, "Joseph Bock," accessed November 4, 2013
  6. 6.00 6.01 6.02 6.03 6.04 6.05 6.06 6.07 6.08 6.09 6.10 6.11 6.12 6.13 6.14 6.15 6.16 6.17 6.18 6.19 6.20 6.21 6.22 6.23 6.24 6.25 6.26 6.27 6.28 6.29 Indiana Elections Division, "Primary Candidate List," accessed February 5, 2014
  7. Roll Call, "Brendan Mullen Not Running for Indiana’s 2nd #IN02 (Updated)," accessed July 15, 2013
  8. Howey Politics, "Former Seymour Mayor Bailey to challenge Rep. Young in 9th CD," accessed October 1, 2013
  9. Howey Politics, "Former Seymour Mayor Bailey to challenge Rep. Young in 9th CD," accessed October 1, 2013
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  11. Lane Siekman for Congress, " Lane Siekman Announces Bid for Indiana’s 6th Congressional District ," accessed January 22, 2014
  12. 12.0 12.1 Howey Politics, "Former Seymour Mayor Bailey to challenge Rep. Young in 9th CD," accessed October 1, 2013
  13. Gordon Smith for Congress, "Home," accessed January 7, 2014
  14. Andrew McNeil for Congress, "Home," accessed December 9, 2013
  15. Dubois County Free Press, "Spangler announces run for Congressional seat," accessed February 4, 2014
  16. DC Broadcasting, "Jasper Resident Spangler to Run for 8th District Congressional Seat," accessed February 4, 2014
  17. Candidate submitted information to BP Staff, October 4, 2013
  18. Indiana Secretary of State, "Primary Candidate List," accessed February 5, 2014
  19. Howey Politics, "Former Seymour Mayor Bailey to challenge Rep. Young in 9th CD," accessed October 1, 2013
  20. Indiana Secretary of State Elections, "Primary Candidate List," accessed March 3, 2014