United States House of Representatives elections in North Carolina, 2014

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2014 U.S. House Elections in North Carolina

Primary Date
May 6, 2014

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North Carolina District Pages
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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 2014 U.S. House of Representatives elections in North Carolina took place on November 4, 2014. Voters elected 13 candidates to serve in the U.S. House, one from each of the state's 13 congressional districts.
Candidate Filing Deadline Primary Election General Election
February 28, 2014
May 6, 2014
November 4, 2014

Primary: North Carolina is one of 21 states with a mixed primary system. Parties decide who may vote, and they opened the primary election to unaffiliated voters. They may choose which ballot they want to vote on without affecting their unaffiliated status.[1]

Voter registration: To vote in the primary, voters had to register by April 11, 2014. For the general election, the voter registration deadline was October 10, 2014 (25 days before the day of the election).[2]

See also: North Carolina elections, 2014


Partisan breakdown

Heading into the November 4 election, the Republican Party held nine of the 13 congressional seats from North Carolina.

Members of the U.S. House from North Carolina -- Partisan Breakdown
Party As of November 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 4 3
     Republican Party 9 10
Total 13 13

Incumbents

Heading into the 2014 election, the incumbents for the 13 congressional districts were:

Name Party District
G.K. Butterfield Electiondot.png Democratic 1
Renee Ellmers Ends.png Republican 2
Walter Jones Ends.png Republican 3
David Price Electiondot.png Democratic 4
Virginia Foxx Ends.png Republican 5
Howard Coble Ends.png Republican 6
Mike McIntyre Electiondot.png Democratic 7
Richard Hudson Ends.png Republican 8
Robert Pittenger Ends.png Republican 9
Patrick McHenry Ends.png Republican 10
Mark Meadows Ends.png Republican 11
Melvin Watt Electiondot.png Democratic 12
George Holding Ends.png Republican 13

Margin of victory for winners

There were a total of 13 seats up for election in 2014 in North Carolina. The following table shows the margin of victory for each district winner, which is calculated by examining the percentage difference between the two candidates who received the most votes. If the race was uncontested, the margin of victory is listed as 100 percent.

District Winner Margin of Victory Total Vote Top Opponent
District 1 Democratic Party G.K. Butterfield 46.8% 210,323 Arthur Rich
District 2 Republican Party Renee Ellmers 17.7% 207,607 Clay Aiken
District 3 Republican Party Walter Jones 35.6% 205,597 Marshall Adame
District 4 Democratic Party David Price 49.5% 227,362 Paul Wright
District 5 Republican Party Virginia Foxx 22% 228,252 Josh Brannon
District 6 Republican Party Mark Walker 17.3% 251,070 Laura Fjeld
District 7 Republican Party David Rouzer 22.2% 226,504 Jonathan Barfield, Jr.
District 8 Republican Party Richard Hudson 29.7% 187,422 Antonio Blue
District 9 Republican Party Robert Pittenger 92.5% 173,668 Shawn Eckles
District 10 Republican Party Patrick McHenry 22% 218,796 Tate MacQueen, IV
District 11 Republican Party Mark Meadows 25.8% 230,024 Tom Hill
District 12 Democratic Party Alma Adams 50.7% 172,664 Vince Coakley
District 12 Special Election Democratic Party Alma Adams 50.9% 169,246 Vince Coakley
District 13 Republican Party George Holding 14.6% 268,709 Brenda Cleary

Candidates

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1st Congressional District

General election candidates


May 6, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Failed to file


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

Failed to file

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


July 15 Democratic runoff primary

Note: No candidate secured more than 40 percent of the vote in the May 6, 2014, primary election. A runoff primary election was held between the top two candidates[14][15]


May 6, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

6th Congressional District

General election candidates


July 15 Republican runoff primary

Note: No candidate secured more than 40 percent of the vote in the May 6, 2014, primary election. A runoff primary election was held between the top two candidates[14][17]


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

Libertarian Party Libertarian Primary

8th Congressional District

General election candidates


May 6, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

9th Congressional District

General election candidates


May 6, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

10th Congressional District

General election candidates


May 6, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Not running


11th Congressional District

General election candidates


May 6, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

12th Congressional District

General election candidates


May 6, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

13th Congressional District

General election candidates


May 6, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary


See also

External links

References

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  2. North Carolina Center for Voter Education, "Register to Vote in North Carolina," accessed January 3, 2014
  3. Arthur Rich campaign website, "Home," accessed March 6, 2014
  4. Brent Shypulefski campaign website, "Home," accessed March 6, 2014
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  7. My Fox 8, "Keith Crisco, Clay Aiken’s opponent in NC primary, dead at 71," accessed May 12, 2014
  8. Toni Morris campaign website, "Home," accessed March 6, 2014
  9. Politico, "Taylor Griffin running for Congress in N.C.," accessed October 3, 2013
  10. 10.0 10.1 North Carolina State Board of Elections, "Candidate Filing List," accessed March 18, 2014
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  12. Thigpen for Congress, "Home," accessed March 18, 2014
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  19. Jeff Phillips for Congress, "Home," accessed February 6, 2014
  20. Mark Walker for Congress, "Home," accessed November 8, 2013
  21. Roll Call, "Phil Berger Jr. to Announce Congressional Bid in North Carolina," accessed November 18, 2013
  22. News & Record, "VonCannon announces congressional run; changes district and party," accessed December 16, 2013
  23. News & Record, "It's official: Matheny announces run for Coble's seat," accessed December 9, 2013
  24. Kenn Kopf for Congress, "Home," accessed March 6, 2014
  25. North Carolina Board of Elections, "Candidate List Group by Contest," accessed March 11, 2014
  26. Laura Fjeld for Congress, "Home," accessed November 8, 2013
  27. Bruce Davis for Congress, "Home," accessed February 13, 2014
  28. Raleigh News & Observer, "Rouzer to run again for Congress," accessed March 30, 2013
  29. 29.0 29.1 29.2 29.3 North Carolina State Board of Elections, "Candidate Filing List," accessed March 18, 2014
  30. Chris Andrade for Congress, "Home," accessed March 6, 2014
  31. Wesley Casteen for Congress, "Home," accessed March 6, 2014
  32. Campaign to elect Shawn Eckles, "About," accessed September 15, 2014
  33. Campaign website, "Home," accessed March 6, 2014
  34. Richard Lynch for Congress, "Home," accessed March 6, 2014
  35. Tate MacQueen for Congress, "Home," accessed March 6, 2014
  36. Mountain Express, "Mayor Bellamy won't run for re-election, will run for Congress," accessed February 28, 2013
  37. Ron Sanyal Facebook page, "Home," accessed March 6, 2014
  38. North Carolina State Board of Elections, "Candidate Filing List," accessed March 17, 2014
  39. Brenda Cleary for Congress, "Home," accessed March 6, 2014
  40. Virginia Conlon for Congress, "Home," accessed March 6, 2014