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State house elections, 2014

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45 state lower houses will hold general elections for state representatives in November, 2014. This is in addition to the 42 state senates that will hold general elections in the midterm election year.

There are 49 state houses (Nebraska doesn't have one). The four state houses that are not holding a general election for state representatives in November 2014 are Louisiana, Mississippi, New Jersey and Virginia.

See also: State legislative elections, 2014 and State senate elections, 2014

By the numbers

Number of seats in all 50 houses: 5,411
Number of seats up for election in the 45 houses with November 2014 elections: 4,958
 % of total (all 50 states) houses seats up for election in 2014: 91.6%

States


Alabama House of Representatives elections, 2014

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 4 election, the Republican Party holds the majority in the Alabama House of Representatives:

Alabama House of Representatives
Party As of April 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 38 Pending
     Republican Party 65 Pending
     Independent 1 Pending
     Vacancy 1 Pending
Total 105 105

Candidates unopposed by a major party

In 64 of the 105 districts up for election in 2014, there is only one major party candidate running for election. A total of 18 Democrats and 46 Republicans are guaranteed election in November barring unforeseen circumstances.

Two major party candidates will face off in the general election in 41 of the 105 districts up for election.

Primary challenges

A total of 30 incumbents will face primary competition on June 3. 17 incumbents are not seeking re-election in 2014 and another 58 incumbents will advance past the primary without opposition. The state representatives facing primary competition include:

Retiring incumbents

17 incumbent representatives are not running for re-election, while 88 (83.8%) are running for re-election. A list of those incumbents, five Democrats, eleven Republicans and one Independent, can be found above.

Alaska House of Representatives elections, 2014

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 4 election, the Republican Party holds the majority in the Alaska House of Representatives:

Alaska House of Representatives
Party As of April 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 14 Pending
     Republican Party 26 Pending
Total 40 40

Arizona House of Representatives elections, 2014

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 4 election, the Republican Party holds the majority in the Arizona House of Representatives:

Arizona House of Representatives
Party As of April 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 24 Pending
     Republican Party 36 Pending
Total 60 60

Arkansas House of Representatives elections, 2014

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 4 election, the Republican Party holds the majority in the Arkansas House of Representatives:

Arkansas House of Representatives
Party As of April 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 48 Pending
     Republican Party 51 Pending
     Green Party 1 Pending
Total 100 100

Candidates unopposed by a major party

In 66 of the 100 districts up for election in 2014, there is only one major party candidate running for election. A total of 29 Democrats and 37 Republicans are guaranteed election in November barring unforeseen circumstances.

Two major party candidates will face off in the general election in 34 of the 100 districts up for election. Four of those seats held competitive elections in 2012 with a margin of victory ranging from 0 to 5 percent. Nine other elections were mildly competitive, with a margin of victory of 5 to 10 percent. Those competitive districts are:

Competitive

  • District 41: Danny Knight is unopposed in the Democratic primary, while Karilyn Brown will face Alan L. Pogue in the Republican primary. Incumbent Jim Nickels (D) is not running for re-election. Nickels won by a margin of victory of 4 percent in 2012.
  • District 52: Radius H. Baker is unopposed in the Democratic primary, while incumbent John "Hutch" Hutchison will face Dwight Tosh in the Republican primary. Hutchison won by a margin of victory of 0.50 in 2012.
  • District 61: Incumbent Scott Baltz (D) will face Doug Driesel (R) in the general election. Baltz won by a margin of victory of 3 percent in 2012.
  • District 73: Incumbent John Catlett (D) will face Mary Bentley (R) in the general election. Catlett won by a margin of victory of 4 percent in 2012.

Previously Competitive, Now Unopposed
Two districts that held a competitive election in 2012 have only one major party candidate in 2014.

  • District 13: Incumbent David Hillman (D) is unopposed in both the Democratic primary and general election. Hillman won by a margin of victory of 2 percent in 2012.
  • District 39: Incumbent Mark Lowery (R) is unopposed in both the Republican primary and general election. Lowery won by a margin of victory of 5 percent in 2012.

Primary challenges

A total of 5 incumbents will face primary competition on May 20. 29 incumbents are not seeking re-election in 2014 and another 66 incumbents will advance past the primary without opposition. The state representatives facing primary competition include:

Retiring incumbents

29 incumbent representatives are not running for re-election, while 71 (71.0%) are running for re-election. A list of those incumbents, 10 Democrats and 19 Republicans, can be found above.

California State Assembly elections, 2014

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 4 election, the Democratic Party holds the majority in the California State Assembly:

California House of Representatives
Party As of April 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 55 Pending
     Republican Party 24 Pending
     Vacancy 1 Pending
Total 80 80

Candidates unopposed by a major party

In 20 of the 80 districts up for election in 2014, there is only one major party candidate running for election. A total of 13 Democrats and 7 Republicans are guaranteed election in November barring unforeseen circumstances.

Two major party candidates will face off in the general election in 60 of the 80 districts up for election. Three of those seats held competitive elections in 2012 with a margin of victory ranging from 0 to 5 percent. Five other elections were mildly competitive, with a margin of victory of 5 to 10 percent. Those districts are:

Competitive

Mildly Competitive

Previously Competitive, Now Unopposed

  • District 60: Incumbent Eric Linder (R) is unopposed in the blanket primary. Linder won by a margin of victory of 4 percent in 2012.

Primary challenges

A total of 42 incumbents will face primary competition on June 3. 23 incumbents are not seeking re-election in 2014 and another 15 incumbents will advance past the primary without opposition. The Assembly members facing primary competition include:

Retiring incumbents

23 incumbent Assembly members are not running for re-election, while 57 (71.3%) are running for re-election. A list of those incumbents, thirteen Democrats and ten Republicans, can be found above.

Colorado House of Representatives elections, 2014

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 4 election, the Democratic Party holds the majority in the Colorado House of Representatives:

Colorado House of Representatives
Party As of April 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 37 Pending
     Republican Party 28 Pending
Total 65 65

Connecticut House of Representatives elections, 2014

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 4 election, the Democratic Party holds the majority in the Connecticut House of Representatives:

Connecticut House of Representatives
Party As of April 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 97 Pending
     Republican Party 53 Pending
     Vacancy 1 Pending
Total 151 151

Delaware House of Representatives elections, 2014

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 4 election, the Democratic Party holds the majority in the Delaware House of Representatives:

Delaware House of Representatives
Party As of April 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 27 Pending
     Republican Party 14 Pending
Total 41 41

Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 4 election, the Republican Party holds the majority in the Florida House of Representatives:

Florida House of Representatives
Party As of April 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 45 Pending
     Republican Party 75 Pending
Total 120 120

Georgia House of Representatives elections, 2014

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 4 election, the Republican Party holds the majority in the Georgia House of Representatives:

Georgia House of Representatives
Party As of April 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 60 Pending
     Republican Party 119 Pending
     Independent 1 Pending
Total 180 180

Candidates unopposed by a major party

In 147 (81.7%) of the 180 seats up for election, there is only one major party candidate running for election. An unopposed Independent incumbent is included in that number. A total of 52 Democrats, 94 Republicans and 1 Independent are guaranteed election in November barring unforeseen circumstances.

Two major party candidates will face off in the general election in 33 of the 180 districts up for election. Three of those seats held competitive elections in 2012 with a margin of victory ranging from 0 to 5 percent. Two other elections were mildly competitive, with a margin of victory of 5 to 10 percent. Those districts are:

Competitive

  • District 66: Incumbent Kimberly Alexander (D) will face Bob Snelling (R) in the general election. Alexander won by a margin of victory of 5 percent in 2012.
  • District 105: Incumbent Joyce Chandler (R) is unopposed in the Republican primary, while Renita Hamilton and Tim D. Hur will face off for the Democratic nomination. Chandler won by a margin of victory of 3 percent in 2012.
  • District 138: Incumbent Mike Cheokas (R) will face Kevin T. Brown (D) in the general election. Cheokas won by a margin of victory of 1 percent in 2012.

Mildly competitive

Previously Competitive, Now Unopposed
One district that held a competitive election in 2012 has only one major party candidate in 2014.

  • District 12: Incumbent Eddie Lumsden (R) is challenge by M. Kyle Hubbard in the Republican primary. No Democratic candidate filed to run. Lumsden won by a margin of victory of three percent in 2012.

Primary challenges

A total of 36 incumbents will face primary competition on May 20. Ten incumbents are not seeking re-election in 2014 and another 134 incumbents will advance past the primary without opposition. The state representatives facing primary competition include:

Retiring incumbents

Ten incumbent representatives are not running for re-election, while 93 (93.0%) are running for re-election. A list of those incumbents, two Democrats and eight Republicans, can be found above.

Hawaii House of Representatives elections, 2014

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 4 election, the Democratic Party holds the majority in the Hawaii House of Representatives:

Hawaii House of Representatives
Party As of April 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 44 Pending
     Republican Party 7 Pending
Total 51 51

Idaho House of Representatives elections, 2014

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 4 election, the Republican Party holds the majority in the Idaho House of Representatives:

Idaho House of Representatives
Party As of April 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 13 Pending
     Republican Party 57 Pending
Total 70 70

Candidates unopposed by a major party

In 31 of the 70 districts up for election in 2014, there is only one major party candidate running for election. A total of 3 Democrats and 28 Republicans are guaranteed election in November barring unforeseen circumstances.

Two major party candidates will face off in the general election in 39 of the 70 districts up for election. Four of those seats held competitive elections in 2012 with a margin of victory ranging from 0 to 5 percent. Six other elections were mildly competitive, with a margin of victory of 5 to 10 percent. Those districts are:

Competitive

  • District 5A: Incumbent Lucinda L. Agidius (R) will face off against challenger Paulette E. Jordan (D) in the general election. Agidius won by a margin of victory of 0.6 percent in 2012.
  • District 6B: Incumbent John Rusche (D) will face off against challenger Jim Evans (R) in the general election. Rusche won by a margin of victory of 5 percent in 2012.
  • District 26A: Incumbent Steve Miller (R) will face off against challenger Richard Fosbury (D) in the general election. Miller won by a margin of victory of 2 percent in 2012.
  • District 29A: Mark Nye (D) will face off Matthew Bloxham (R) and Matthew Larsen (L) in the general election. Retiring incumbent Carolyn Meline (D) won by a margin of victory of 5 percent in 2012.

Mildly competitive

  • District 5B: James C. "Jim" Minser will face off against Gary Osborn in the Democratic primary. Caroline Nilsson Troy (R) and David R. Suswal (I) will face the Democratic nominee in the general election. Retiring incumbent Shirley Gene Ringo (D) won by a margin of victory of 7 percent in 2012.
  • District 6A: Incumbent Thyra K. Stevenson (R) will face off against challenger Dan Rudolph (D) in the general election. Stevenson won by a margin of victory of 8 percent in 2012.
  • District 10A: Incumbent Brandon Hixon (R) will face off against challenger Travis Manning (D) in the general election. Hixon won by a margin of victory of 8 percent in 2012.
  • District 15B: Incumbent Patrick McDonald (R) will face off against challenger Jason Joel Robinson in the Republican primary. John Hart (D) will face the Republican nominee in the general election. McDonald won by a margin of victory of 6 percent in 2012.
  • District 16B: Incumbent Hy Kloc (D) will face off against challenger Jim Silsby (R) in the general election. Kloc won by a margin of victory of 8 percent in 2012.
  • District 29B: Incumbent Elaine Smith (D) will face off against challenger Terrel "Ned" Tovey (R) in the general election. Smith won by a margin of victory of 8 percent in 2012.

Primary challenges

A total of 22 incumbents will face primary competition on March 18. Nine incumbents are not seeking re-election in 2014 and another 44 incumbents will advance past the primary without opposition. The state representatives facing primary competition include:

Retiring incumbents

Nine incumbent representatives did not run for re-election, while 61 (87.1%) are running for re-election. A list of those incumbents, four Democrats and five Republicans, can be found above.

Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2014

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 4 election, the Democratic Party holds the majority in the Illinois House of Representatives:

Illinois House of Representatives
Party As of April 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 70 Pending
     Republican Party 47 Pending
     Vacancy 1 Pending
Total 118 118

Candidates unopposed by a major party

In 74 of the 118 districts up for election in 2014, there is only one major party candidate running for election. A total of 45 Democrats and 29 Republicans are guaranteed election in November barring unforeseen circumstances.

Two major party candidates will face off in the general election in 43 of the 118 districts up for election. District 43 currently has no candidates running. Three of those seats held competitive elections in 2012 with a margin of victory ranging from 0 to 5 percent. One other election was mildly competitive, with a margin of victory of 7 percent. Those districts are:

Competitive

  • District 79: Incumbent Katherine Cloonen (D) defeated primary challenger John Howard and will face Glenn Nixon (R) in the general election. Cloonen won the general election by a margin of victory of 0.21 percent in 2012.
  • District 112: Incumbent Dwight Kay (R) will face off against challenger Cullen L. Cullen (D). Kay won by a margin of victory of 0.68 percent in 2012.
  • District 71: Incumbent Mike Smiddy (D) will face off against challenger Jim Wozniak (R). Smiddy won by a margin of victory of 4 percent in 2012.

Mildly competitive

  • District 55: Incumbent Martin Moylan (D) will face off against challenger Mel Thillens (R). Moylan won by a margin of victory of 7 percent in 2012.

Primary challenges

A total of 13 incumbents faced primary competition on March 18. Eleven incumbents are not seeking re-election in 2014 and another 94 incumbents advanced past the primary without opposition. The state representatives facing primary competition included:

Retiring incumbents

Twelve incumbent representatives did not run for re-election, while 106 (89.8%) are running for re-election. A list of those incumbents, ten Republicans and two Democrats, can be found above.

Indiana House of Representatives elections, 2014

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 4 election, the Republican Party holds the majority in the Indiana House of Representatives:

Indiana House of Representatives
Party As of April 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 31 Pending
     Republican Party 69 Pending
Total 100 100

Candidates unopposed by a major party

In 55 of the 100 districts up for election in 2014, there is only one major party candidate running for election. A total of 18 Democrats and 37 Republicans are guaranteed election in November barring unforeseen circumstances.

Two major party candidates will face off in the general election in 45 of the 100 districts up for election. Eight of those seats held competitive elections in 2012 with a margin of victory ranging from 0 to 5 percent. Eight other elections were mildly competitive, with a margin of victory between 5 and 10 percent. Those competitive districts are:

Competitive

  • District 4: Incumbent Ed Soliday (R) will face Debora "Deb" Porter (D) in the general election. Soliday won by a margin of victory of 3 percent in 2012.
  • District 15: Incumbent Hal Slager (R) will face Jim Wieser (D) in the general election. Slager won by a margin of victory of 2 percent in 2012.
  • District 35: Incumbent L. Jack Lutz (R) will face Melanie Wright (D) in the general election. Lutz won by a margin of victory of 2 percent in 2012.
  • District 42: Incumbent Alan Morrison (R) will face Mark C. Spelbring (D) in the general election. Morrison won by a margin of victory of 0.40 percent in 2012.
  • District 45: Incumbent Kreg Battles (D) will face Bruce Borders (R) in the general election. Battles won by a margin of victory of 0.30 percent in 2012.
  • District 56: Incumbent Richard "Dick" Hamm (R) will face Phillip Pflum (D) in the general election. Hamm won by a margin of victory of 5 percent in 2012.
  • District 66: Incumbent Terry Goodin (D) is unopposed in the Democratic primary. Ronald "Ron" Harsin, Lisa Seng Shadday and Joe Van Wye, Sr. will face off in the Republican primary. Goodin won by a margin of victory of 5 percent in 2012.
  • District 87: Incumbent Christina Hale (D) will face Mike Friedman (R) in the general election. Hale won by a margin of victory of 0.20 percent in 2012.

Primary challenges

A total of 9 incumbents will face primary competition on May 20. Three incumbents are not seeking re-election in 2014 and another 88 incumbents will advance past the primary without opposition. The state representatives facing primary competition include:

Retiring incumbents

Three incumbent representatives are not running for re-election, while 97 (97.0%) are running for re-election. A list of those incumbents, all Republicans, can be found above.

Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2014

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 4 election, the Republican Party holds the majority in the Iowa House of Representatives:

Iowa House of Representatives
Party As of April 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 47 Pending
     Republican Party 53 Pending
Total 100 100

Candidates unopposed by a major party

In 58 of the 100 districts up for election in 2014, there is only one major party candidate running for election. A total of 31 Democrats and 27 Republicans are guaranteed election in November barring unforeseen circumstances.

Two major party candidates will face off in the general election in 42 of the 100 districts up for election. Fifteen of those seats held competitive elections in 2012 with a margin of victory ranging from 0 to 5 percent. Two other elections were mildly competitive, with a margin of victory of 5 to 10 percent. Those districts are:

Competitive

  • District 7: Incumbent Tedd Gassman (R) will face off against challenger Dave Grussing (D) in the general election. Gassman won by a margin of victory of 0.3 percent in 2012.
  • District 15: Troy Arthur and John Blue will face off in the Republican primary. Charlie McConkey (D) will face the Republican nominee in the general election. Retiring incumbent Mark A. Brandenburg (R) won by a margin of victory of 4 percent in 2012.
  • District 26: Incumbent Scott Ourth (D) will face off against the winner of the Republican primary between James L. Butler and Eric Durbin in the general election. Ourth won by a margin of victory of 4 percent in 2012.
  • District 30: Incumbent Joe Riding (D) will face off challenger Zach Nunn (R) in the general election. Riding won by a margin of victory of 4 percent in 2012.
  • District 43: Incumbent Chris Hagenow (R) will face off against the winner of the Democratic primary between Nicholas Dreeszen and Kim Robinson in the general election. Hagenow won by a margin of victory of 0.1 percent in 2012.
  • District 47: Incumbent Chip Baltimore (R) will face off against the winner of the Democratic primary between Hans Erickson and Mark J. Trueblood in the general election. Baltimore won by a margin of victory of 5 percent in 2012.
  • District 55: Rick Edwards (D) will face off against Darrel Branhagen (R) in the general election. Retiring incumbent Roger Thomas (D) won by a margin of victory of 1 percent in 2012.
  • District 58: Incumbent Brian Moore (R) will face off against challenger Kim Huckstadt (D) in the general election. Moore won by a margin of victory of 3 percent in 2012.
  • District 60: Incumbent Walt Rogers (R) is opposed in the Republican primary by challenger Jason Welch. Karyn Finn (D) will face the Republican nominee in the general election. Rogers won by a margin of victory of 4 percent in 2012.
  • District 63: Incumbent Sandy Salmon (R) will face off against challenger Teresa Meyer (D) in the general election. Salmon won by a margin of victory of 0.7 percent in 2012.
  • District 68: Incumbent Daniel Lundby (D) will face off against challenger Ken Rizer (R) in the general election. Lundby won by a margin of victory of 0.7 percent in 2012.
  • District 72: Incumbent Dean Fisher (R) will face off against challenger Ben Westphal (D) in the general election. Fisher won by a margin of victory of 1 percent in 2012.
  • District 76: Incumbent David Maxwell (R) will face off against challenger Eric Pederson (D) in the general election. Maxwell won by a margin of victory of 5 percent in 2012.
  • District 92: Incumbent Frank B. Wood (D) will face off against challenger Ross C. Paustian (R) in the general election. Wood won by a margin of victory of 5 percent in 2012.
  • District 95: Incumbent Quentin Stanerson (R) will face off against challenger Kristi Keast (D) in the general election. Stanerson won by a margin of victory of 1 percent in 2012.

Mildly competitive

  • District 13: Incumbent Chris Hall (D) will face off against challenger Nick Noyes (R) in the general election. Hall won by a margin of victory of 7 percent in 2012.
  • District 91: Gary Carlson and Mark Cisneros will face off in the Republican primary. John Dabeet (D) will face the Republican nominee in the general election. Retiring incumbent Mark S. Lofgren (R) won by a margin of victory of 7 percent in 2012.

Previously Competitive, Now Unopposed
One district that held a competitive election in 2012 has only one major party candidate in 2014.

  • District 39: Incumbent Jake Highfill (R) is opposed in the Republican primary by challengers Taylor Egly and Jerry Kinder. No Democratic candidate filed to run. Highfill won by a margin of victory of 4 percent in 2012.
  • District 56: Incumbent Patti Ruff (D) is the only candidate filed to run. Ruff won by a margin of victory of 2 percent in 2012.
  • District 80: Incumbent Larry Sheets (R) is the only candidate filed to run. Sheets won by a margin of victory of 0.8 percent in 2012.

Primary challenges

A total of six incumbents will face primary competition on March 18. Ten incumbents are not seeking re-election in 2014 and another 84 incumbents will advance past the primary without opposition. The state representatives facing primary competition are:

  • District 25: Incumbent Stan Gustafson (R) is opposed in the Republican primary by challenger Joan Acela. No Democratic candidate filed to run.
  • District 28: Incumbent Greg T. Heartsill (R) is opposed in the Republican primary by Jon Michael Van Wyk. Megan Suhr (D) will face the Republican nominee in the general election.
  • District 39: Incumbent Jake Highfill (R) is opposed in the Republican primary by challengers Taylor Egly and Jerry Kinder. No Democratic candidate filed to run.
  • District 60: Incumbent Walt Rogers (R) is opposed in the Republican primary by Jason Welch. Karyn Finn (D) will face the Republican nominee in the general election.
  • District 84: Incumbent Dave Heaton (R) is opposed in the Republican primary by challenger Ralph Holmstrom. No Democratic candidate filed to run.
  • District 85: Incumbent Vicki Lensing (D) is opposed in the Democratic primary by challenger Ron Varner. No Republican candidate filed to run.

Retiring incumbents

Ten incumbent representatives did not run for re-election, while 90 (90.0%) are running for re-election. A list of those incumbents, four Democrats and six Republicans, can be found above.

Kansas House of Representatives elections, 2014

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 4 election, the Republican Party holds the majority in the Kansas House of Representatives:

Kansas House of Representatives
Party As of April 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 33 Pending
     Republican Party 92 Pending
Total 125 125

Kentucky House of Representatives elections, 2014

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 4 election, the Democratic Party holds the majority in the Kentucky House of Representatives:

Kentucky House of Representatives
Party As of April 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 54 Pending
     Republican Party 46 Pending
Total 100 100

Candidates unopposed by a major party

In 45 of the 100 districts up for election in 2014, there is only one major party candidate running for election. A total of 23 Democrats and 22 Republicans are guaranteed election in November barring unforeseen circumstances.

Two major party candidates will face off in the general election in 55 of the 100 districts up for election. Four of those seats held competitive elections in 2012 with a margin of victory ranging from 0 to 5 percent. Three other elections were mildly competitive, with a margin of victory between 5 and 10 percent. Those districts are:

Competitive

  • District 7: Incumbent Suzanne Miles (R) will face John Warren (D) in the general election. Miles won election in a 2013 special election after former incumbent John Arnold, Jr. (D) left office. Arnold won by a margin of victory of 0.03 percent in 2012.
  • District 13: Incumbent James Glenn, Jr. (D) will face challenger J.D. Warfield in the Democratic primary. The Democratic nominee will face Alan Braden (R) in the general election. Glenn won by a margin of victory of 2 percent in 2012.
  • District 27: Incumbent Jeff Greer (D) will face challenger Rachelle Frazier (R) in the general election. Greer won by a margin of victory of 2 percent in 2012.
  • District 91: Incumbent Hubert Collins (D) will face challenger Sid Allen (D) in the Democratic primary. Dewie Ison, Bobby W. McCool and William Scott Wells will face off in the Republican primary. Collins won by a margin of victory of 1 percent in 2012.

Mildly competitive

  • District 49: This seat is open, with incumbent Russell Webber (R) running for re-election in District 26. Linda Howlett Belcher will face Jonathan Cacciatore in the Democratic primary, while Michael J. Nemes is unopposed in the Republican primary. Webber won by a margin of victory of 6 percent in 2012.
  • District 50: Incumbent David Floyd (R) will face challenger Audrey Haydon (D) in the general election. Floyd won by a margin of victory of 7 percent in 2012.
  • District 56: Incumbent James Kay (D) will face challenger Ryan Schwartz (R) in the general election. Kay won election in a 2013 special election after former incumbent Carl Rollins, II (D) left office. Rollins won by a margin of victory of 7 percent in 2012.

Primary challenges

A total of 11 incumbents will face primary competition on May 20. Seven incumbents are not seeking re-election in 2014 and another 82 incumbents will advance past the primary without opposition. The state representatives facing primary competition include:

Retiring incumbents

Seven incumbent representatives are not running for re-election, while 93 (93.0%) are running for re-election. A list of those incumbents, three Democrats and four Republicans, can be found above.

Maine House of Representatives elections, 2014

See also: Partisan composition of state houses

Heading into the November 4 election, the Democratic Party holds the majority in the Maine House of Representatives:

Maine House of Representatives
Party As of April 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 89 Pending
     Republican Party 58 Pending
     Independent 4 Pending
Total 151 151

Maryland House of Delegates elections, 2014

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 4 election, the Democratic Party holds the majority in the Maryland House of Delegates:

Maryland House of Representatives
Party As of April 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 98 Pending
     Republican Party 43 Pending
Total 141 141

Massachusetts House of Representatives elections, 2014

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 4 election, the Democratic Party holds the majority in the Massachusetts House of Representatives:

Massachusetts House of Representatives
Party As of April 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 128 Pending
     Republican Party 29 Pending
     Vacancy 3 Pending
Total 160 160

Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2014

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 4 election, the Republican Party holds the majority in the Michigan House of Representatives:

Michigan House of Representatives
Party As of April 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 50 Pending
     Republican Party 59 Pending
     Independent 1 Pending
Total 110 110

Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 4 election, the Democratic Party holds the majority in the Minnesota House of Representatives:

Minnesota House of Representatives
Party As of April 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 73 Pending
     Republican Party 61 Pending
Total 134 134

Missouri House of Representatives elections, 2014

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 4 election, the Republican Party holds the majority in the Missouri House of Representatives:

Missouri House of Representatives
Party As of April 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 52 Pending
     Republican Party 108 Pending
     Vacancy 3 Pending
Total 163 163

Candidates unopposed by a major party

In 73 (44.8%) of the 163 districts up for election, there is only one major party candidate running for election. A total of 20 Democrats and 53 Republicans are guaranteed election in November barring unforeseen circumstances.

Two major party candidates will face off in the general election in 90 (55.2%) of the 163 districts up for election. Fifteen of those seats held competitive elections in 2012 with a margin of victory ranging from 0 to 5 percent. Five other elections were mildly competitive, with a margin of victory of 5 to 10 percent. Those districts are:

Competitive:

  • District 17: Mark Ellebracht (D) will presumably face Nick King (R) in the general election. Outgoing incumbent Myron Neth (R) won by a margin of victory of 1 percent in 2012.
  • District 20: Incumbent John Mayfield will face the winner of the Republican primary between Bill Kidd and former state representative Brent Lasater. Mayfield won by a margin of victory of 1 percent in 2012.
  • District 40: Incumbent Jim Hansen (R) will presumably face Lowell Jackson in the general election. Hansen won by a margin of victory of 4 percent in 2012.
  • District 44: Incumbent Caleb Rowden (R) will presumably face Tom Pauley (D) in the general election. Rowden won by a margin of victory of 2 percent in 2012.
  • District 47: Incumbent John Wright (R) will face the winner of the Republican primary between Chuck Basye and Betsy Phillips. Wright won by a margin of victory of 4 percent in 2012.
  • District 51: Incumbent Dean Dohrman (R) will presumably face Gary Grigsby (D) and Bill Wayne (L) in the general election. Dohrman won by a margin of victory of 4 percent in 2012.
  • District 64: Incumbent Robert Cornejo (R) will presumably face Laura Castaneda (D) in the general election. Cornejo won by a margin of victory of 3 percent in 2012.
  • District 70: Incumbent Bill Otto (D) will presumably face Joe Corica (R) in the general election. Otto won by a margin of victory of 4 percent in 2012.
  • District 90: Deb Lavender (D) will presumably face Gina Jaksetic (R) in the general election. Outgoing incumbent Rick Stream (R) won by a margin of victory of 1 percent in 2012.
  • District 94: Incumbent Vicki Englund (D) will presumably face Cloria Brown (R) in the general election. Englund won by a margin of victory of 2 percent in 2012.
  • District 97: Incumbent John McCaherty (R) will presumably face Tom Dohack (D) in the general election. McCaherty won by a margin of victory of 4 percent in 2012.
  • District 111: Incumbent Michael Frame (D) will face the winner of the Republican primary between Shane Roden and Jason Jarvis in the general election. Frame won by a margin of victory of 1 percent in 2012.
  • District 114: Incumbent T.J. McKenna will presumably face Becky Ruth (R) in the general election. McKenna won by a margin of victory of 0.54 percent in 2012.
  • District 115: Incumbent Elaine Gannon (R) will presumably face Dan Darian (D) and Jerry Dollar, Jr. (L) in the general election. Gannon won by a margin of victory of 2 percent in 2012.
  • District 150: Walter Dearing (D) will presumably face Andrew McDaniel (R) in the general election. Outgoing incumbent Kent Hampton (R) won by a margin of victory of 1 percent in 2012.

Mildly competitive:

Primary challenges

A total of 20 incumbents will face primary competition on June 3. Twenty-four incumbents are not seeking re-election in 2014 and another 116 (72.5%) of the current 160 incumbents will advance past the primary without opposition. Three seats are vacant pending the outcome of special elections on August 5, 2014. The state representatives facing primary competition include:

Retiring incumbents

Twenty-four incumbent representatives are not running for re-election, while 139 (85.3%) are running for re-election. A list of those incumbents, seven Democrats and 14 Republicans, can be found above.

Montana House of Representatives elections, 2014

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 4 election, the Republican Party holds the majority in the Montana House of Representatives:

Montana House of Representatives
Party As of April 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 38 Pending
     Republican Party 61 Pending
     Vacancy 1 Pending
Total 100 100

Candidates unopposed by a major party

In 13 of the 100 districts up for election in 2014, one major party candidate will run unopposed in the general election. A total of 12 Democrats and one Republican are guaranteed election in November barring unforeseen circumstances.

Two major party candidates will face off in the general election in 88 of the 100 districts up for election.

Primary challenges

A total of 17 incumbents will face primary competition on June 3. Twenty-eight incumbents are not seeking re-election in 2014 and another 54 incumbents will advance past the primary without opposition.

Retiring incumbents

Twenty-eight incumbent representatives are not running for re-election, while 73 of the current 99 incumbents (73.73%) are running for re-election. A list of those incumbents, ten Democrats and 18 Republicans, can be found above.

Nevada State Assembly elections, 2014

See also: Partisan composition of state houses

Heading into the November 4 election, the Democratic Party holds the majority in the Nevada State Assembly:

Nevada House of Representatives
Party As of April 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 26 Pending
     Republican Party 15 Pending
     Vacancy 1 Pending
Total 42 42

Candidates unopposed by a major party

In 16 (38.1%) of the 42 assembly seats up for election in 2014, there is only one major party candidate running for election. A total of 8 Democrats and 8 Republicans are guaranteed election in November barring unforeseen circumstances.

Two major party candidates will face off in the general election in 26 (61.9%) of the 42 districts up for election. Five of those seats held competitive elections in 2012 with a margin of victory ranging from zero to five percent. Four other elections were mildly competitive, with a margin of victory of five to ten percent. Those districts are:

Competitive

Mildly Competitive

Primary challenges

A total of 13 incumbents will face primary competition on June 10. Eight incumbents are not seeking re-election, and another 20 will advance past the primary without opposition. The state assembly members facing primary competition include:

Retiring incumbents

Eight incumbent assembly members are not running for re-election, while 34 (82.9%) of the current 41 incumbents are running for re-election. A list of those incumbents, five Democrats and three Republicans, can be found above.

New Hampshire House of Representatives elections, 2014

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 4 election, the Democratic Party holds the majority in the New Hampshire House of Representatives:

New Hampshire House of Representatives
Party As of April 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 220 Pending
     Republican Party 179 Pending
     Vacancy 1 Pending
Total 400 400

New Mexico House of Representatives elections, 2014

See also: Partisan composition of state houses

Heading into the November 4 election, the Democratic Party holds the majority in the New Mexico House of Representatives:

New Mexico House of Representatives
Party As of April 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 37 Pending
     Republican Party 33 Pending
Total 70 70

Candidates unopposed by a major party

In 37 (53%) of the 70 districts up for election in 2014, there is only one major party candidate running for election. A total of 22 Democrats and 15 Republicans are guaranteed election in November barring unforeseen circumstances.

Two major party candidates will face off in the general election in 33 (47.1%) of the 70 districts up for election. Nine of those seats held competitive elections in 2012 with a margin of victory ranging from zero to five percent. Six other elections were mildly competitive, with a margin of victory of five to ten percent. Those districts are:

Competitive

  • District 7: Incumbent Kelly K. Fajardo is unopposed in the Republican primary. Andrew Barreras will face Teresa K.E. Smith De Cherif in the Democratic primary. The winner of that contest will go on to face incumbent Kelly Fajardo (R) in the general election. Fajardo won the general election by a margin of victory of 1 percent in 2012.
  • District 15: Incumbent Emily A. Kane (D) will face off against Sarah Maestas Barnes (R) in the general election. Kane won the general election by a margin of victory of 2 percent in 2012.
  • District 23: Incumbent Paul Pacheco (R) will face off against Catherine Begaye (D) in the general election. Pacheco won the general election by a margin of victory of 0.57 percent in 2012.
  • District 24: Incumbent Elizabeth L. Thomson (D) will face off against Conrad James (R) in the general election. Thomson won the general election by a margin of victory of 2 percent in 2012.
  • District 29: Incumbent Thomas Anderson will face David Edward Adkins in the Republican primary. The winner of that contest will face Ronnie Martinez (D) in the general election. Anderson won the general election by a margin of victory of 5 percent in 2012.
  • District 36: Incumbent Phillip M. Archuleta (D) will face off against Andrew Nunez (R) in the general election. Archuleta won the general election by a margin of victory of 5 percent in 2012.
  • District 37: Incumbent Terry McMillan (R) will face off against Joanne J. Ferrary (D) in the general election. McMillan won the general election by a margin of victory of 0.1 percent in 2012.
  • District 39: Incumbent Rodolpho Martinez (D) will face off against John L. Zimmerman (R) in the general election. Martinez won the general election by a margin of victory of 4 percent in 2012.
  • District 43: Incumbent Stephanie Richard is unopposed in the Democratic primary. Vincent Chiravalle will face Geoff Rodgers in the Republican primary. Richard won the general election by a margin of victory of 2 percent in 2012.

Mildly competitive

  • District 8: Incumbent Alonzo Baldonado is unopposed in the Republican primary. Frank A. Otero will face Jim Danner in the Democratic primary. Baldonado won the general election by a margin of victory of 6 percent in 2012.
  • District 30: Incumbent Nathaniel Gentry (R) will face off against Robert M. Coffey (D) in the general election. Gentry won the general election by a margin of victory of 8 percent in 2012.
  • District 38: Incumbent Dianne Hamilton (R) will face off against Terry Fortenberry (D) in the general election. Hamilton won the general election by a margin of victory of 10 percent in 2012.
  • District 53: Ricky Little (R) will face off against Mariaelena Johnson (D) in the general election. Incumbent Nathan Cote (D) won the general election by a margin of victory of 6 percent in 2012.
  • District 57: Incumbent Jason Harper (R) will face off against Donna I. Tillman (D) in the general election. Harper won the general election by a margin of victory of 6 percent in 2012.

Previously mildly competitive, now unopposed

  • District 68: Incumbent Monica Youngblood (R) is unchallenged in the primary and general elections. She won the seat after defeating Eloise Gift (D) by a margin of 10 percent in 2012.

Primary challenges

A total of 11 incumbents will face primary competition on June 3. Nine incumbents are not seeking re-election in 2014 and another 50 incumbents will advance past the primary without opposition. The state representatives facing primary competition include:

Retiring incumbents

Nine incumbent representatives did not run for re-election, while 61 (87.1%) of the current 70 incumbents are running for re-election. A list of those incumbents, five Republicans and four Democrats, can be found above.

New York State Assembly elections, 2014

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 4 election, the Democratic Party holds the majority in the New York State Assembly:

New York House of Representatives
Party As of April 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 100 Pending
     Republican Party 40 Pending
     Vacancy 10 Pending
Total 150 150

North Carolina House of Representatives elections, 2014

See also: Partisan composition of state houses

Heading into the November 4 election, the Republican Party holds the majority in the North Carolina House of Representatives:

North Carolina House of Representatives
Party As of April 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 43 Pending
     Republican Party 77 Pending
Total 120 120

Candidates unopposed by a major party

In 60 (50%) of the 120 districts up for election in 2014, there is only one major party candidate running for election. A total of 33 Republicans and 27 Democrats are guaranteed election in November barring unforeseen circumstances.

Two major party candidates will face off in the general election in 60 (50%) of the 120 districts up for election. Nine of those seats held competitive elections in 2012 with a margin of victory ranging from zero to five percent. Six other elections were mildly competitive, with a margin of victory of five to ten percent. Those districts are:

Competitive

  • District 6: Incumbent Paul Tine is unopposed in the Democratic primary. Ashley Woolard will face off against Mattie Lawson in the Republican primary. The winner of that contest will go on to face incumbent Paul Tine (D) in the general election. Tine won the general election by a margin of victory of 1 percent in 2012.
  • District 9: Incumbent Brian Brown will face Ashley Bleau in the Republican primary. The winner of that contest will go on to face Uriah Ward (D) in the general election. Brown won the general election by a margin of victory of 3 percent in 2012.
  • District 35: Incumbent Chris Malone (R) will face off against Brian Mountcastle (D) in the general election. Malone won the general election by a margin of victory of 2 percent in 2012.
  • District 41: Incumbent Thomas Murry (R) will face off against Gale Adcock (D) in the general election. Murry won the general election by a margin of victory of 4 percent in 2012.
  • District 51: Incumbent Michael Stone (R) will face off against Brad Salmon (D) in the general election. Stone won the general election by a margin of victory of 4 percent in 2012.
  • District 92: Incumbent Charles Jeter (R) will face off against Robin Bradford (D) in the general election. Jeter won the general election by a margin of victory of 3 percent in 2012.
  • District 93: Incumbent Jonathan Jordan (R) will face off against Sue Counts (D) in the general election. Jordan won the general election by a margin of victory of 3 percent in 2012.
  • District 118: Incumbent Michele Presnell (R) will face off against Dean Hicks (D) in the general election. Presnell won the general election by a margin of victory of 3 percent in 2012.
  • District 119: Incumbent Joe Sam Queen (D) is unopposed in the Democratic primary. Mike Clampitt will face Dodie Allen and Aaron Littlefield in the Republican primary. The winner of that contest will go on to face incumbent Joe Sam Queen (D) in the general election. Queen won the general election by a margin of victory of 3 percent in 2012.

Mildly competitive

  • District 36: Incumbent Nelson Dollar (R) will face off against Lisa Baker (D) in the general election. Dollar won the general election by a margin of victory of 10 percent in 2012.
  • District 46: Incumbent Ken Waddell (D) will face off against Brenden Jones (R) in the general election. Waddell won the general election by a margin of victory of 8 percent in 2012.
  • District 49: Gary Pendleton is unopposed in the Republican primary, while Kim Hanchette will face Derek Kiszely in the Democratic primary. Incumbent Jim Fulghum (R) won the general election by a margin of victory of 8 percent in 2012.
  • District 50: Incumbent Graig Meyer is unopposed in the Democratic primary, while W. Lewis Hannah, Jr. will face Rod Chaney in the Republican primary. Valerie Foushee won the general election by a margin of victory of 10 percent in 2012.
  • District 88: Incumbent Rob Bryan (R) will face off against Margie Storch (D) in the general election. Bryan won the general election by a margin of victory of 10 percent in 2012.
  • District 115: Incumbent Nathan Ramsey (R) will face off against John Ager (D) in the general election. Ramsey won the general election by a margin of victory of 9 percent in 2012.

Primary challenges

A total of 19 incumbents will face primary competition on May 6. Nine incumbents are not seeking re-election in 2014 and another 92 incumbents will advance past the primary without opposition. The state representatives facing primary competition include:

Retiring incumbents

Nine incumbent representatives did not run for re-election, while 111 (92.5%) of the current 120 incumbents are running for re-election. A list of those incumbents, five Republicans and four Democrats, can be found above.

North Dakota House of Representatives elections, 2014

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 4 election, the Republican Party holds the majority in the North Dakota House of Representatives:

North Dakota House of Representatives
Party As of April 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 23 Pending
     Republican Party 71 Pending
Total 94 94

Candidates unopposed by a major party

In 15 (63%) of the 24 districts up for election in 2014, there is only one major party candidate running for election. A total of 11 Republicans and 4 Democrats are guaranteed election in November barring unforeseen circumstances.

Two major party candidates will face off in the general election in 18 (75%) of the 24 districts (48 seats) up for election.

Primary challenges

A total of 4 incumbents will face primary competition on June 10. Ten incumbents are not seeking re-election in 2014 and another 34 incumbents will advance past the primary without opposition. The state representatives facing primary competition include:

Retiring incumbents

Ten incumbent representatives did not run for re-election, while 38 (79%) of the current 48 incumbents are running for re-election. A list of those incumbents, three Democrats and seven Republicans, can be found above.

Ohio House of Representatives elections, 2014

See also: Partisan composition of state houses

Heading into the November 4 election, the Republican Party holds the majority in the Ohio House of Representatives:

Ohio House of Representatives
Party As of April 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 38 Pending
     Republican Party 61 Pending
Total 99 99

Candidates unopposed by a major party

In 17 (17%) of the 99 districts up for election in 2014, there is only one major party candidate running for election. A total of 12 Republicans and 5 Democrats are guaranteed election in November barring unforeseen circumstances.

Two major party candidates will face off in the general election in 82 (83%) of the 99 districts up for election. Seven of those seats held competitive elections in 2012 with a margin of victory ranging from zero to five percent. Ten other elections were mildly competitive, with a margin of victory of five to ten percent. Those districts are:

Competitive

  • District 5: Incumbent Nick Barborak (D) will face off against Tim Ginter (R) in the general election. Barborak the general election by a margin of victory of 1 percent in 2012.
  • District 7: Incumbent Mike Dovilla (R) will face off against Matt Patten (D) in the general election. Dovilla won the general election by a margin of victory of 0.2 percent in 2012.
  • District 21: Incumbent Mike Duffey (R) will face off against Dawn Valasco (D) and Will Johnsen (G) in the general election. Duffey won the general election by a margin of victory of 4 percent in 2012.
  • District 24: Incumbent Stephanie Kunze will face Pat Manley in the Republican primary. The winner of that contest will go on to face Mark Noble (L) in the general election. Kunze won the general election by a margin of victory of 4 percent in 2012.
  • District 36: Incumbent Anthony DeVitis (R) face off against Paula Prentice (D) in the general election. DeVitis won the general election by a margin of victory of 5 percent in 2012.
  • District 92: Incumbent Gary Scherer will face Kirk Stinson in the Republican primary. The winner of that election will be unopposed in the general election. Scherer won the general election by a margin of victory of 5 percent in 2012.
  • District 98: Incumbent Al Landis (R) will face off against Jeremiah Johnson (D) in the general election. Landis won the general election by a margin of victory of 0.03 percent in 2012.

Mildly competitive

  • District 3: Incumbent Tim Brown (R) will face off against Steve Long (D) and Nathan Eberly (L) in the general election. Brown won the general election by a margin of victory of 7 percent in 2012.
  • District 28: Micah Kamrass is unopposed in the Democratic primary, while Jonathan Dever will face Kimberly Angel Clark and Rick Bryan in the Republican primary. Incumbent Connie Pillich (D) won the general election by a margin of victory of 8 percent in 2012.
  • District 37: Incumbent Kristina Daley Roegner (R) will face off against David Worhatch (D) in the general election. Daley Roegner won the general election by a margin of victory of 8 percent in 2012.
  • District 38: Incumbent Marilyn Slaby (R) will face off against Tim Crawford (D) in the general election. Slaby won the general election by a margin of victory of 9 percent in 2012.
  • District 40: Incumbent Michael Henne (R) will face off against David Richards (D) in the general election. Henne won the general election by a margin of victory of 9 percent in 2012.
  • District 43: Incumbent Roland Winburn (D) will face off against Jeff Rezabek (R) in the general election. Winburn won the general election by a margin of victory of 8 percent in 2012.
  • District 61: Incumbent Ron Young (R) will face off against Rick Walker (D) in the general election. Young won the general election by a margin of victory of 8 percent in 2012.
  • District 79: Darrell Jackson is unopposed in the Democratic primary, while Rick Chimento will face Kyle Koehler and Argeri Lagos in the Republican primary. Incumbent Ross McGregor (R) won the general election by a margin of victory of 10 percent in 2012.
  • District 95: Incumbent Andrew Thompson (R) will face off against Charlie Daniels (D) in the general election. Thompson won the general election by a margin of victory of 6 percent in 2012.
  • District 99: Incumbent John Patterson (D) will face off against Nancy McArthur (R) in the general election. Patterson won the general election by a margin of victory of 6 percent in 2012.

Primary challenges

A total of 18 incumbents will face primary competition on May 6. Twenty-two incumbents are not seeking re-election in 2014 and another 59 incumbents will advance past the primary without opposition. The state representatives facing primary competition include:

Retiring incumbents

Twenty-two incumbent representatives did not run for re-election, while 77 (78%) of the current 99 incumbents are running for re-election. A list of those incumbents, twelve Democrats and ten Republicans, can be found above.

Oklahoma House of Representatives elections, 2014

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 4 election, the Republican Party holds the majority in the Oklahoma House of Representatives:

Oklahoma House of Representatives
Party As of April 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 29 Pending
     Republican Party 72 Pending
Total 101 101

Candidates unopposed by a major party

In 66 (65.3%) of the 101 districts up for election in 2014, there is only one major party candidate running for election. A total of 48 Republicans and 18 Democrats are guaranteed election in November barring unforeseen circumstances.

Two major party candidates will face off in the general election in 35 (35%) of the 101 districts up for election. Three of those seats held competitive elections in 2012 with a margin of victory ranging from zero to five percent. Four other elections were mildly competitive, with a margin of victory of five to ten percent. Those districts are:

Competitive

  • District 22: Incumbent Charles McCall is unopposed in both the Republican primary and general election. McCall won the general election by a margin of victory of 2 percent in 2012.
  • District 45: Incumbent Aaron Stiles (R) will face off against Claudia Griffith (D) in the general election. Stiles won the general election by a margin of victory of 0.1 percent in 2012.
  • District 56: Incumbent David Perryman (D) will face off against Chuck Utsler (R) in the general election. Perryman won the general election by a margin of victory of 1 percent in 2012.

Mildly competitive

  • District 2: Incumbent John R. Bennett is unopposed in the Republican primary and general election. Bennett won the general election by a margin of victory of 7 percent in 2012.
  • District 12: Incumbent Wade Rousselot (D) will face off against David Tackett (R) in the general election. Rousselot won the general election by a margin of victory of 8 percent in 2012.
  • District 14: George Faught (R) will face off against Jack A. Reavis (D) in the general election. Incumbent Arthur Hulbert (R) won the general election by a margin of victory of 10 percent in 2012.
  • District 71: Incumbent Katie Henke (R) is unopposed in the Republican primary. Henke won the general election by a margin of victory of 6 percent in 2012.

Primary challenges

A total of 11 incumbents will face primary competition on June 24. Twenty-one incumbents are not seeking re-election in 2014 and another 69 incumbents will advance past the primary without opposition. The state representatives facing primary competition include:

Retiring incumbents

Twenty-one incumbent representatives did not run for re-election, while 80 (79.2%) of the current 101 incumbents are running for re-election. A list of those incumbents, fifteen Republicans and six Democrats, can be found above.

Oregon House of Representatives elections, 2014

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 4 election, the Democratic Party holds the majority in the Oregon House of Representatives:

Oregon House of Representatives
Party As of April 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 34 Pending
     Republican Party 26 Pending
Total 60 60

Candidates unopposed by a major party

In 28 (46.6%) of the 60 seats up for election, there is only one major party candidate running for election. A total of 20 Democrats and eight Republicans are guaranteed election in November barring unforeseen circumstances.

Two major party candidates will face off in the general election in 32 (53.3%) of the 60 districts up for election. Four of those seats held competitive elections in 2012 with a margin of victory ranging from 0 to 5 percent. Five other elections were mildly competitive, with a margin of victory between 5 and 10 percent. There were 138 districts where only one major party candidate appeared on the general election ballot.[2]

The districts with elections in 2014 which held competitive or mildly competitive elections in 2012 are:

Competitive

Mildly competitive

Previously mildly competitive, now unopposed

  • District 49: Democratic incumbent Chris Gorsek (D) is unchallenged in the primary and general elections. He won the seat after defeating an incumbent by a margin of 9 percent in 2012.

Primary challenges

A total of five incumbents will face primary competition on May 20. There are 15 incumbents not seeking re-election in 2014 and another 40 incumbents will advance past the primary without opposition.

Retiring incumbents

Fifteen incumbent representatives, six Democrats and nine Republicans, are not running for re-election, while 45 (75.0%) of the current 60 incumbents are running for re-election. A list of those incumbents, can be found above.

Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2014

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 4 election, the Republican Party holds the majority in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives:

Pennsylvania House of Representatives
Party As of April 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 92 Pending
     Republican Party 111 Pending
Total 203 203

Candidates unopposed by a major party

In 116 (57.1%) of the 203 districts up for election in 2014, there is only one major party candidate running for election. A total of 60 Republicans and 56 Democrats are guaranteed election in November barring unforeseen circumstances.

Two major party candidates will face off in the general election in 87 (43%) of the 203 districts up for election. Seven of those seats held competitive elections in 2012 with a margin of victory ranging from zero to five percent. Nine other elections were mildly competitive, with a margin of victory of five to ten percent. Those districts are:

Competitive

  • District 39: Incumbent Rick Saccone (R) will face off against Lisa Stout-Bashioum (D) in the general election. Saccone won the general election by a margin of victory of 0.4 percent in 2012.
  • District 131: Incumbent Justin Simmons (R) will face off against Michael William Beyer (D) in the general election. Simmons won the general election by a margin of victory of 1.5 percent in 2012.
  • District 146: Incumbent Mark Painter is unopposed in the Democratic primary. Painter will face the winner of the Republican primary between Harvey Friedland (R) and Thomas Quigley (R) in the general election. Painter won the general election by a margin of victory of 1 percent in 2012.
  • District 156: Incumbent Dan Truitt (R) will face off against Sandra Snyder (D) in the general election. Truitt won the general election by a margin of victory of 3 percent in 2012.
  • District 157: Incumbent Warren Kampf (R) will face off against Marian Moskowitz (D) in the general election. Kampf won the general election by a margin of victory of 2 percent in 2012.
  • District 161: Incumbent Joe Hackett (R) will face off against Leanne Krueger-Braneky (D) in the general election. Hackett won the general election by a margin of victory of 5 percent in 2012.
  • District 163: James Santora (R) will face off against Vincent Rongione (D) in the general election. Incumbent Nicholas Micozzie (R) won the general election by a margin of victory of 2 percent in 2012.

Mildly competitive

  • District 13: Incumbent John Lawrence (R) will face off against Ann V.S. Schott in the general election. Lawrence won the general election by a margin of victory of 7 percent in 2012.
  • District 25: Incumbent Joseph Markosek (D) will face off against John Ritter (R) in the general election. Markosek won the general election by a margin of victory of 9 percent in 2012.
  • District 49: Incumbent Peter Daley, III will face Randy Barli in the Democratic primary. The winner of that election will face Donald Cook (R) in the general election. Cook won the general election by a margin of victory of 9 percent in 2012.
  • District 104: Incumbent Susan Helm (R) will face off against Eugene Stilp (D) in the general election. Helm won the general election by a margin of victory of 9 percent in 2012.
  • District 150: Incumbent Mike Vereb (R) will face off against David Craig McKenzie III (D) in the general election. Vereb won the general election by a margin of victory of 9 percent in 2012.

Previously mildly competitive, now unopposed

  • District 10: Incumbent Jaret Gibbons (D) is unopposed in the primary and general elections. Gibbons won the general election by a margin of victory of 6 percent in 2012.
  • District 79: Incumbent John McGinnis (R) is unopposed in the primary and general elections. McGinnis won the general election by a margin of victory of 10 percent in 2012.
  • District 109: Incumbent David Millard (R) is unopposed in the primary and general elections. Millard won the general election by a margin of victory of 9 percent in 2012.
  • District 155: Incumbent Becky Corbin (R) is unopposed in the primary and general elections. Corbin won the general election by a margin of victory of 7 percent in 2012.

Primary challenges

A total of 47 incumbents will face primary competition on May 20. Nineteen incumbents are not seeking re-election in 2014 and another 137 incumbents will advance past the primary without opposition. The state representatives facing primary competition include:

Retiring incumbents

Nineteen incumbent representatives did not run for re-election, while 184 (91%) of the current 203 incumbents are running for re-election. A list of those incumbents, fourteen Republicans and five Democrats, can be found above.

Rhode Island House of Representatives elections, 2014

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 4 election, the Democratic Party holds the majority in the Rhode Island House of Representatives:

Rhode Island House of Representatives
Party As of April 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 69 Pending
     Republican Party 6 Pending
Total 75 75

South Carolina House of Representatives elections, 2014

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 4 election, the Republican Party holds the majority in the South Carolina House of Representatives:

South Carolina House of Representatives
Party As of April 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 46 Pending
     Republican Party 78 Pending
Total 124 124

Candidates unopposed by a major party

In 94 (75.8%) of the 124 districts up for election in 2014, there is only one major party candidate running for election. A total of 62 Republicans and 32 Democrats are guaranteed election in November barring unforeseen circumstances.

Two major party candidates will face off in the general election in 30 (24.2%) of the 124 districts up for election.

Competitive

  • District 53: Amy Brown will face Anthony Waymyers in the Democratic primary. Denny Neilson will face Richie Yow in the Republican primary. The winners of each primary will face each other in the general election. Ted Vick (D) won the general election by a margin of victory of 4 percent in 2012.
  • District 75: Incumbent Kirkman Finlay, III (R) will face Joe McCulloch (D) in the general election. Finlay won the general election by a margin of victory of 2 percent in 2012.

Primary challenges

A total of 21 incumbents will face primary competition on June 10. Nine incumbents are not seeking re-election in 2014 and another 94 incumbents will advance past the primary without opposition. The state representatives facing primary competition are:

Retiring incumbents

Nine incumbent representatives did not run for re-election, while 115 (92.7%) of the current 124 incumbents are running for re-election. A list of those incumbents, four Democrats and five Republicans, can be found above.

South Dakota House of Representatives elections, 2014

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 4 election, the Republican Party holds the majority in the South Dakota House of Representatives:

South Dakota House of Representatives
Party As of April 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 17 Pending
     Republican Party 53 Pending
Total 70 70

Candidates unopposed by a major party

In 40 (57.1%) of the 70 seats up for election in 2014, there is only one major party candidate running for election. A total of 11 Democrats and 29 Republicans are guaranteed election in November barring unforeseen circumstances.

Two major party candidates will face off in the general election in 30 (42.8%) of the 70 seats up for election.

Primary challenges

A total of 8 incumbents will face primary competition on June 3. Twenty-four incumbents are not seeking re-election in 2014 and another 38 incumbents will advance past the primary without opposition. The state representatives facing primary competition include:

Tennessee House of Representatives elections, 2014

See also: Partisan composition of state houses

Heading into the November 4 election, the Republican Party holds the majority in the Tennessee House of Representatives:

Tennessee House of Representatives
Party As of April 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 27 Pending
     Republican Party 71 Pending
     Carter County Republican 1 Pending
Total 99 99

Candidates unopposed by a major party

In 59 (59.6%) of the 99 districts up for election in 2014, there is only one major party candidate running for election. A total of 15 Democrats and 44 Republicans are guaranteed election in November barring unforeseen circumstances.

Two major party candidates will face off in the general election in 40 (40.4%) of the 99 districts up for election.

Competitive

  • District 13: Incumbent Gloria Johnson (D) will face off against the winner of the Republican primary in the general election. Jason Emert will face Eddie Smith in the Republican primary. Johnson won the general election by a margin of victory of 1 percent in 2012.
  • District 33: Incumbent John Ragan will face Caitlin Nolan in the Republican primary. The winner of the Republican primary will face off against Misty Neergaard (D) in the general election. Ragan won the general election by a margin of victory of 3 percent in 2012.
  • District 43: Kevin Dunlap will face Kristopher Gore and James Thomas Jacobs in the Democratic primary. The winner of the Democratic primary will face off against Robert F. Dunham (R) in the general election. Incumbent Paul Bailey (R) won the general election by a margin of victory of 3 percent in 2012.
  • District 50: Incumbent Bo Mitchell (D) will face Troy Brewer (R) in the general election. Mitchell won the general election by a margin of victory of 0.6 percent in 2012.
  • District 60: Incumbent Darren Jernigan (D) will face Jim Gotto (R) in the general election. Jernigan won the general election by a margin of victory of 0.4 percent in 2012.
  • District 74: Incumbent John Tidwell (D) will face off against the winner of the Republican primary in the general election. Jay Reedy will face Keith Svadba in the Republican primary. Tidwell won the general election by a margin of victory of 5 percent in 2012.

Mildly competitive

  • District 4: Rob Martin (D) will face off against the winner of the Republican primary in the general election. John Holsclaw, Jr. will face Judy Veeneman in the Republican primary. Incumbent Kent Williams (R) won the general election by a margin of victory of 7 percent in 2012.
  • District 53: Incumbent Jason Powell (D) will face John Wang (R) in the general election. Powell won the general election by a margin of victory of 9 percent in 2012.
  • District 70: Incumbent Barry Doss (R) is unopposed in the Republican primary and the general election. Doss won the general election by a margin of victory of 6 percent in 2012.
  • District 76: Incumbent Andrew H. Holt (R) will face Joyce Washington (D) in the general election. Holt won the general election by a margin of victory of 9 percent in 2012.

Primary challenges

A total of 21 incumbents will face primary competition on August 7. Nine incumbents are not seeking re-election in 2014 and another 70 incumbents will advance past the primary without opposition. The representatives facing primary competition are:

Retiring incumbents

Eight incumbent representatives are not running for re-election, while 91 (91.9%) of the current 99 incumbents are running for re-election. A list of those incumbents, one Democrat and seven Republicans, can be found above.

Texas House of Representatives elections, 2014

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 4 election, the Republican Party holds a commanding majority in the Texas House of Representatives. The Republican Party has been the dominant party in the Texas State House since the November 2002 elections, when they ended a Democratic Party majority that had been uninterrupted for the previous nine decades.

Texas House of Representatives
Party As of April 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 55 Pending
     Republican Party 95 Pending
Total 150 150

Candidates unopposed by a major party

In 105 of the 150 districts up for election in 2014, there is only one major party candidate running for election. A total of 45 Democrats and 60 Republicans are guaranteed election in November barring unforeseen circumstances.

Two major party candidates will face off in the general election in 45 of the 150 districts up for election. Three of those seats held competitive elections in 2012 with a margin of victory ranging from zero to five percent. Four other elections were mildly competitive, with a margin of victory from six to ten percent. Those districts are:

Competitive

Mildly competitive

  • District 23: Susan Criss (D) and Wayne Faircloth (R) will face off in the general election for the open seat of the retiring Craig Eiland (D). Faircloth defeated Robert Senter in the primary. Eiland won by a margin of victory of eight percent in 2012.
  • District 117: Incumbent Philip Cortez (D) will face off against Rick Galindo (R) in the general election. Cortez won by a margin of victory of eight percent in 2012.
  • District 134: Incumbent Sarah Davis (R) easily defeated Bonnie Parker in the Republican primary, and will face Alison Ruff (D) in the general election. Davis won by a margin of victory of nine percent in 2012.
  • District 144: Incumbent Mary Ann Perez (D) will face off against challenger Gilbert Pena (R) in the general election. Perez won by a margin of victory of seven percent in 2012.

Primary challenges

Thirty-three incumbents faced primary competition on March 4. Twelve incumbents did not seek re-election in 2014. A total of 105 incumbents advanced past the primary without opposition.

Republican incumbents who were defeated in their party primary on March 4:

Republican incumbents who face a May 27 runoff as a result of the March 4 primary:

Democratic incumbents who were defeated in their party primary on March 4:

Retiring incumbents

Twelve incumbent representatives did not run for re-election, while 137 (91.3%) are running for re-election. A list of those incumbents, eleven Republicans and one Democrat, can be found above.

Utah House of Representatives elections, 2014

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 4 election, the Republican Party holds the majority in the Utah House of Representatives:

Utah House of Representatives
Party As of April 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 14 Pending
     Republican Party 60 Pending
     Vacancy 1 Pending
Total 75 75

Candidates unopposed by a major party

In 14 (18.7%) of the 75 districts up for election in 2014, there is only one major party candidate running for election. A total of 13 Republicans and 1 Democrat are guaranteed election in November barring unforeseen circumstances.

Two major party candidates will face off in the general election in 61 (81.3%) of the 75 districts up for election.

Competitive

  • District 30: Michael D. Lee is unopposed in the Democratic convention, while Fred Cox will face Carbon Lundgren in the Republican convention. Incumbent Janice Fisher (D) won the general election by a margin of victory of 3 percent in 2012.
  • District 31: Incumbent Larry Wiley (D) will face off against the winner of the Republican convention between Fred Johnson and Sophia DiCaro. Wiley won the general election by a margin of victory of 1 percent in 2012.
  • District 37: Incumbent Carol Moss (D) will face Ron Hilton (R) and Wallace McCormick (Independent American) in the general election. Moss won the general election by a margin of victory of 3 percent in 2012.
  • District 69: Incumbent Jerry Anderson will face Christine Watkins and Bill Labrum in the Republican convention. The winner of that convention will go on to face Brad King (D) in the general election. Anderson won the general election by a margin of victory of 3 percent in 2012.

Mildly competitive

  • District 10: Incumbent Dixon M. Pitcher (D) will face Eric Irvine (R) in the general election. Pitcher won the general election by a margin of victory of 9 percent in 2012.
  • District 33: Incumbent Craig Hall (R) will face Elizabeth Muniz (D) in the general election. Hall won the general election by a margin of victory of 6 percent in 2012.
  • District 34: Incumbent Johnny Anderson (R) will face off against the winner of the Democratic convention between Karen Kwan and Dean Campbell. Anderson won the general election by a margin of victory of 7 percent in 2012.
  • District 46: Incumbent Marie Poulson (D) will face N. William Clayton (R) and Lee Anne Walker (L) in the general election. Poulson won the general election by a margin of victory of 9 percent in 2012.

Convention challenges

A total of 18 incumbents will face convention competition for their party's nomination. Ten incumbents are not seeking re-election in 2014 and another 46 incumbents will advance past the convention without opposition. The representatives facing convention competition are:

Retiring incumbents

Ten incumbent representatives are not running for re-election, while 64 (85.3%) are running for re-election. A list of those incumbents, four Democrats and six Republicans, can be found above.

Vermont House of Representatives elections, 2014

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 4 election, the Democratic Party holds the majority in the Vermont House of Representatives:

Vermont House of Representatives
Party As of April 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 95 Pending
     Republican Party 45 Pending
     Vermont Progressive Party 5 Pending
     Independent 4 Pending
     Vacancy 1 Pending
Total 150 150

Washington House of Representatives elections, 2014

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 4 election, the Democratic Party holds the majority in the Washington House of Representatives:

Washington House of Representatives
Party As of April 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 55 Pending
     Republican Party 41 Pending
     Vacancy 2 Pending
Total 98 98

West Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2014

See also: Partisan composition of state houses

Heading into the November 4 election, the Democratic Party holds the majority in the West Virginia House of Delegates:

West Virginia House of Representatives
Party As of April 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 53 Pending
     Republican Party 47 Pending
Total 100 100

Candidates unopposed by a major party

In 15 of the 67 districts up for election in 2014, there is only one major party candidate running for election. 17 Republicans are guaranteed election in November barring unforeseen circumstances.

Candidates from both major parties will face off in the general election in 85 of the 100 districts up for election. 18 of these Districts held competitive elections in 2012, with their last seat claimed by a margin of victory less than 5 percent. Nine other districts held moderately competitive elections in 2012, with their last seat claimed by a margin of victory between 5 and 10 percent.

Primary challenges

A total of 32 incumbents will face primary competition on May 13. Eight incumbents are not seeking re-election in 2014 and another 60 incumbents will advance past the primary without opposition.

Retiring incumbents

Eight incumbent representatives are not running for re-election, while 92 (92.0%) are running for re-election. A list of those incumbents, four Democrats and four Republicans, can be found above.

Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2014

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 4 election, the Republican Party holds the majority in the Wisconsin State Assembly:

Wisconsin House of Representatives
Party As of April 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 39 Pending
     Republican Party 60 Pending
Total 99 99

Wyoming House of Representatives elections, 2014

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 4 election, the Republican Party holds the majority in the Wyoming House of Representatives:

Wyoming House of Representatives
Party As of April 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 8 Pending
     Republican Party 51 Pending
     Vacancy 1 Pending
Total 60 60


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