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Wisconsin's 4th Congressional District elections, 2014

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Wisconsin's 4th Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
August 12, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Gwen Moore Democratic Party
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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 4th Congressional District of Wisconsin will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.
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

Incumbent: Heading into the election the incumbent is Gwen Moore (D), who was first elected in 2004.

Wisconsin's 4th Congressional District is encompasses entirely in Milwaukee county.[5]

Candidates

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Campaign contributions

Gwen Moore

Candidates for Congress are required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Moore's reports.[7]

Gwen Moore (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[8]April 15, 2013$28,111.64$125,616.74$(88,912.18)$54,816.20
July Quarterly[9]July 15, 2013$64,816.20$156,789.83$(115,875.82)$105,730.21
October Quarterly[10]October 15, 2013$105,730.21$92,939.95$(116,689.26)$81,980.90
Year-end[11]January 31, 2014$81,980$89,098$(115,318)$55,760
April Quarterly[12]April 15, 2014$54,760.82$129,496.79$(112,260.91)$71,996.70
Running totals
$593,941.31$(549,056.17)

Dan Sebring

Candidates for Congress are required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Sebring's reports.[13]

Dan Sebring Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[14]April 15, 2013$50.46$0.00$(0.00)$50.46
July Quarterly[15]July 7, 2013$50.46$451.16$(401.16)$100.46
October Quarterly[16]October 15, 2013$100.46$403.92$(6.87)$497.51
Year End[17]January 31, 2014$497$1,270$(761)$1,006
Running totals
$2,125.08$(1,169.03)

District history

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2012

The 4th Congressional District of Wisconsin held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Gwen Moore was re-elected..[18]

U.S. House, Wisconsin District 4 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngGwen Moore Incumbent 72.2% 235,257
     Republican Dan Sebring 24.8% 80,787
     Independent Robert Raymond 2.8% 9,277
     Miscellaneous N/A 0.1% 467
Total Votes 325,788
Source: Wisconsin Government Accountability Board "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010

On November 2, 2010, Gwen Moore won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Dan Sebring (R) and Eddie Ahmad Ayyash (Coalition on Government Reform) in the general election.[19]

U.S. House, Wisconsin District 4 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngGwen Moore incumbent 69% 143,559
     Republican Dan Sebring 29.6% 61,543
     Coalition on Government Reform Eddie Ahmad Ayyash 1.3% 2,802
     N/A Scattering 0.1% 199
Total Votes 208,103

See also

External links

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. Wisconsin Government Accountability Board, "Registration and Voting," accessed January 3, 2014
  5. Wisconsin Redistricting Map "Map" accessed July 24, 2012
  6. Dan Sebring for Congress, "Home," accessed February 17, 2014
  7. Federal Election Commission, "Moore 2014 Summary reports," accessed July 25, 2013
  8. Federal Election Commission, "April Quarterly," accessed July 25, 2013
  9. Federal Election Commission, "July Quarterly," accessed July 25, 2013
  10. Federal Election Commission, "October Quarterly," accessed October 30, 2013
  11. Federal Election Commission, "Year-End Report," accessed February 19, 2014
  12. Federal Election Commission, "April Quarterly," accessed April 18, 2014
  13. Federal Election Commission, "Sebring 2014 Summary reports," accessed November 26, 2013
  14. FEC, "April Quarterly", accessed November 26, 2013
  15. '"FEC, "July Quarterly", accessed November 26, 2013
  16. '"FEC, "October Quarterly", accessed November 26, 2013
  17. Federal Election Commission, "Year End Report," accessed March 5, 2014
  18. Politico, "2012 Election Map, Wisconsin"
  19. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010," accessed March 28, 2013