United States House of Representatives elections in New Hampshire, 2014

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2014 U.S. House Elections in New Hampshire

Primary Date
September 9, 2014

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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 2014 U.S. House of Representatives elections in New Hampshire will take place on November 4, 2014. Voters will elect two candidates to serve in the U.S. House, one from each of the state's two congressional districts.
Candidate Filing Deadline Primary Election General Election
June 13, 2014
September 9, 2014
November 4, 2014

Primary: New Hampshire is one of 21 states with a mixed primary system. Unaffiliated voters may vote in the primary, but in order to do so, they have to choose a party before voting. This changes their status from unaffiliated to affiliated with that party, unless they fill out a card to return to undeclared status.[1]

Voter registration: To vote in the primary, voters can register by either August 30, 2014, if registering with a town clerk, or on election day. For the general election, the voter registration deadline is October 25, 2014 (10 days before election).[2]

See also: New Hampshire elections, 2014

Partisan breakdown

Heading into the November 4 election, the Democratic Party holds both of the two congressional seats from New Hampshire.

Members of the U.S. House from New Hampshire -- Partisan Breakdown
Party As of October 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 2 Pending
     Republican Party 0 Pending
Total 2 2


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

Name Party District
Carol Shea-Porter Electiondot.png Democratic 1
Ann McLane Kuster Electiondot.png Democratic 2


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1st Congressional District

See also: New Hampshire's 1st Congressional District elections, 2014

The 1st Congressional District of New Hampshire will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014. Republican candidate Frank Guinta will challenge Democratic incumbent Carol Shea-Porter in the general election. While Shea-Porter ran uncontested in the Democratic primary on September 9, 2014, Guinta defeated three other candidates—Dan Innis, Everett Jabour and Brendan Kelly—for the Republican nomination.[3]

New Hampshire's 1st is considered a battleground district in 2014. Shea-Porter was first elected in 2006, but lost to Guinta in 2010 and regained her seat again in the 2012 election, where she defeated Guinta by a 3.8 percent margin of victory. The 1st District also voted Democratic in the 2012 presidential elections, but President Barack Obama won by only 1.6 percent. With 2014 being a third rematch between Shea-Porter and Guinta, this race is viewed as a toss up.

General election candidates

September 9, 2014, primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Republican Party Republican Primary

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2nd Congressional District

General election candidates

September 9, 2014, primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Republican Party Republican Primary

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