United States House of Representatives elections in Oregon, 2014

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2014 U.S. House Elections in Oregon

Primary Date
May 20, 2014

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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 2014 U.S. House of Representatives elections in Oregon took place on November 4, 2014. Voters elected five candidates to serve in the U.S. House, one from each of the state's five congressional districts.
Candidate Filing Deadline Primary Election General Election
March 11, 2014
May 20, 2014
November 4, 2014

Primary: Oregon 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: To vote in the primary, voters had to register by April 29, 2014. For the general election, the voter registration deadline was October 14, 2014.[4]

See also: Oregon elections, 2014


Partisan breakdown

Heading into the November 4 election, the Democratic Party held four of the five congressional seats from Oregon.

Members of the U.S. House from Oregon -- Partisan Breakdown
Party As of November 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 4 4
     Republican Party 1 1
Total 5 5

Incumbents

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

Name Party District
Suzanne Bonamici Electiondot.png Democratic 1
Greg Walden Ends.png Republican 2
Earl Blumenauer Electiondot.png Democratic 3
Peter DeFazio Electiondot.png Democratic 4
Kurt Schrader Electiondot.png Democratic 5

Margin of victory for winners

There were a total of 5 seats up for election in 2014 in Oregon. 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 Suzanne Bonamici 22.8% 279,253 Jason Yates
District 2 Republican Party Greg Walden 44.7% 287,425 Aelea Christofferson
District 3 Democratic Party Earl Blumenauer 52.7% 292,757 James Buchal
District 4 Democratic Party Peter DeFazio 21% 310,179 Art Robinson
District 5 Democratic Party Kurt Schrader 14.4% 281,088 Tootie Smith

Candidates

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1st Congressional District

General election candidates


May 20, 2014, primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Republican Party Republican Primary

2nd Congressional District

General election candidates


May 20, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

3rd Congressional District

General election candidates


May 20, 2014, primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Republican Party Republican Primary

4th Congressional District

General election candidates


May 20, 2014, primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Republican Party Republican Primary

5th Congressional District

General election candidates


May 20, 2014, primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Republican Party Republican Primary

Withdrew from race


See also

References

  1. National Conference of State Legislatures Website, "State Primary Election Types," accessed January 6, 2014
  2. Fair Vote, "Congressional and Presidential Primaries: Open, Closed, Semi-Closed, and 'Top Two,'" accessed January 6, 2014
  3. Ballotpedia research conducted December 26, 2013, through January 3, 2014, researching and analyzing various state websites and codes.
  4. Oregon Secretary of State Website, "Learn More About Voter Registration," accessed January 3, 2014
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 5.5 5.6 5.7 5.8 5.9 Associated Press, "Oregon - Summary Vote Results," accessed May 20, 2014
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 6.5 6.6 6.7 Oregon Secretary of State, "Candidate Filing Search Results," accessed September 3, 2014
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 7.4 7.5 7.6 7.7 7.8 Oregon Secretary of State, "Candidate Filing Search Results," accessed August 14, 2014
  8. Capital Press, "Walden may be challenged in GOP primary," accessed September 25, 2013
  9. Federal Election Commission, "Charles Vulliet," accessed October 30, 2013
  10. Federal Election Commission, "James Laurence Buchal 2014 Summary reports," accessed November 23, 2013
  11. Oregon Live.com, "Art Robinson files to run for third time against Oregon Rep. Peter DeFazio," accessed November 6, 2013
  12. Oregon Secretary of State, "2014 Candidate Filing Search," accessed August 1, 2014
  13. Oregon Live, "Republican Ben Pollock announces candidacy for Kurt Schrader's congressional seat," accessed October 31, 2013
  14. Oregon Live, "Tootie Smith launches exploratory campaign for Kurt Schrader's Oregon House seat," accessed October 23, 2013