Nebraska's 1st Congressional District elections, 2014

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Nebraska's 1st Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
May 13, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Jeff Fortenberry Republican Party
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Nebraska U.S. House Elections
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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 1st Congressional District of Nebraska will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.
Candidate Filing Deadline Primary Election General Election
March 3, 2014
May 13, 2014
November 4, 2014

Primary: Nebraska is one of 22 states with a mixed primary system. A blanket primary system is used for the nonpartisan legislature and some other statewide races while congressional primary elections are closed.[1]

Voter registration: Voters must register to vote in the primary by either April 25, 2014, by mail or carrier, or May 2, 2014, in person. For the general election, the voter registration deadline is October 17, 2014.[2]

See also: Nebraska elections, 2014

Incumbent: Heading into the election the incumbent is Jeff Fortenberry (R), who was first elected in 2004.

Nebraska's 1st Congressional District is located in the eastern portion of the state and includes Cedar, Dixon, Dakota, Thurston, Wayne, Madison, Stanton,Cuming, Burt, Colfax, Dodge, Butler, Saunders, Washington, Sarpy, Cass, Seward, Lancaster, Otoe, Johnson, Nemaha, Gage, Pawnee and Richardson counties.[3]


Campaign contributions

Jeff Fortenberry

Candidates for Congress are required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Fortenberry's reports.[5]

Jeff Fortenberry (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[6]April 15, 2013$770,946.77$71,461.20$(25,465.28)$816,942.69
July Quarterly[7]July 15, 2013$816,942.69$111,508.84$(30,563.59)$897,887.94
October Quarterly[8]October 15, 2013$897,887.94$105,444.24$(18,798.42)$984,533.76
Year-End Quarterly[9]December 31, 2013$984,533$92,020$(35,885)$1,030,469
Running totals

District history

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On November 6, 2012, Jeff Fortenberry (R) won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Korey L. Reiman in the general election.

U.S. House, Nebraska, District 1 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Korey L. Reiman 31.7% 81,206
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJeff Fortenberry Incumbent 68.3% 174,889
Total Votes 256,095
Source: Nebraska Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"


On November 2, 2010, Jeff Fortenberry won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Ivy Harper (D) in the general election.[10]

U.S. House, Nebraska District 1 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJeff Fortenberry incumbent 71.3% 116,871
     Democratic Ivy Harper 28.7% 47,106
Total Votes 163,977

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