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United States House of Representatives elections in Wisconsin, 2014

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2014 U.S. House Elections in Wisconsin

Primary Date
August 12, 2014

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Wisconsin District Pages
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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 2014 U.S. House of Representatives elections in Wisconsin will take place on November 4, 2014. Voters will elect eight candidates to serve in the U.S. House, one from each of the state's eight congressional districts.
Candidate Filing Deadline Primary Election General Election
June 2, 2014
August 12, 2014
November 4, 2014

Primary: Wisconsin is one of 13 states that uses an open primary system, in which registered voters do not have to be members of a party to vote in that party's primary.[1][2][3]

Voter registration: Voters must register to vote in the primary by either July 23, 2014, by mail, or in person on election day. For the general election, the voter registration deadline is October 15, 2014 (up to 20 days before election).[4]

See also: Wisconsin elections, 2014

Partisan breakdown

Heading into the November 4 election, the Republican Party holds five of the eight congressional seats from Wisconsin.

Members of the U.S. House from Wisconsin -- Partisan Breakdown
Party As of April 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 3 Pending
     Republican Party 5 Pending
Total 8 8


Heading into the 2014 election, the incumbents for the eight congressional districts are:

Name Party District
Paul Ryan Ends.png Republican 1
Mark Pocan Electiondot.png Democratic 2
Ron Kind Electiondot.png Democratic 3
Gwen Moore Electiondot.png Democratic 4
Jim Sensenbrenner Ends.png Republican 5
Tom Petri Ends.png Republican 6
Sean Duffy Ends.png Republican 7
Reid Ribble Ends.png Republican 8


Candidate Ballot Access
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Note: Prior to the signature filing deadline, candidates will be added when Ballotpedia writers come across declared candidates. If you see a name of a candidate who is missing, please email us and we will add that name. As the election draws closer, more information will be added to this page.

1st Congressional District

2nd Congressional District

3rd Congressional District

4th Congressional District

5th Congressional District

6th Congressional District

7th Congressional District

8th Congressional District

See also


  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. Wisconsin Government Accountability Board, "Registration and Voting," accessed January 3, 2014
  5. Government Accountability Board, "Candidates Registered by Office," accessed April 16, 2014
  6. Wisconsin State Journal, "Son of slain Sikh temple president to challenge Paul Ryan," accessed October 14, 2013
  7. Beloit Daily News, "Zerban takes another run at Paul Ryan", accessed October 25, 2013
  8. Stevens Point Journal, "Two Republicans line up to face Rep. Ron Kind," accessed March 20, 2014
  9. Reedsburg Times Press, "Anderson runs for 3rd District," accessed March 24, 2014
  10. "Ken Van Doren announces bid for Third Congressional District seat", accessed January 13, 2014
  11. 11.0 11.1 WEAU TV, "Two Republicans announce candidacy for Congress," accessed April 9, 2014
  12. Dan Sebring for Congress, "Home," accessed February 17, 2014
  13. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "State Sen. Glenn Grothman plans to challenge U.S. Rep. Tom Petri," accessed April 3, 2014
  14. Wisconsin State Journal, "State Rep. Duey Stroebel to make run for Petri seat in Congress," accessed April 12, 2014
  15. 15.0 15.1 15.2 15.3 15.4 Wisconsin Election Watch, "Scott Fitzgerald Will Not Run for 6th Congressional District Seat," accessed April 16, 2014
  16. Federal Election Commission, "Statement of Candidacy," accessed February 24, 2014
  17. Roll Call, "Democratic Official Challenges Sean Duffy in Wisconsin", accessed December 9, 2013