United States House of Representatives elections in Mississippi, 2014

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2014 U.S. House Elections in Mississippi

Primary Date
June 3, 2014

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Mississippi District Pages
District 1District 2District 3District 4

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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 2014 U.S. House of Representatives elections in Mississippi took place on November 4, 2014. Voters elected four candidates to serve in the U.S. House, one from each of the state's four congressional districts.
Candidate Filing Deadline Primary Election General Election
March 1, 2014
June 3, 2014
November 4, 2014

Primary: Mississippi is one of 21 states with a mixed primary system. Voters do not have to register with a party, but they must intend to support the party nominations if they vote in the primary election.[1]

Voter registration: To vote in the primary, voters had to register by May 25, 2014. For the general election, the voter registration deadline was October 5, 2014.[2]

See also: Mississippi elections, 2014


Partisan breakdown

Heading into the November 4 election, the Republican Party holds three of the four congressional seats from Mississippi.

Members of the U.S. House from Mississippi -- Partisan Breakdown
Party As of November 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 1 1
     Republican Party 3 3
Total 4 4

Incumbents

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

Name Party District
Alan Nunnelee Ends.png Republican 1
Bennie Thompson Electiondot.png Democratic 2
Gregg Harper Ends.png Republican 3
Steven Palazzo Ends.png Republican 4

Margin of victory for winners

There were a total of 4 seats up for election in 2014 in Mississippi. 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, Mississippi District 1 General Election Republican Party Alan Nunnelee39.2%149,188Ron Dickey
U.S. House, Mississippi District 2 General Election Democratic Party Bennie Thompson42.9%143,057Troy Ray
U.S. House, Mississippi District 3 General Election Republican Party Gregg Harper41.2%167,221Doug Magee
U.S. House, Mississippi District 4 General Election Republican Party Steven Palazzo45.7%151,867Matt Moore

Candidates

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1st Congressional District

General election candidates


June 3, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

2nd Congressional District

General election candidates


June 3, 2014, primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

3rd Congressional District

General election candidates


June 24 Democratic runoff primary

Note: No candidate secured more than 50 percent of the vote in the June 3, 2014, primary election. A runoff primary election was held between the top two candidates.[3][4]

June 3, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

4th Congressional District

General election candidates


June 3, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary


See also

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