United States House of Representatives elections in West Virginia, 2014

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2014 U.S. House Elections in West Virginia

Primary Date
May 13, 2014

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West Virginia District Pages
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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 2014 U.S. House of Representatives elections in West Virginia will take place on November 4, 2014. Voters will elect three candidates to serve in the U.S. House, one from each of the state's three congressional districts.
Candidate Filing Deadline Primary Election General Election
January 25, 2014
May 13, 2014
November 4, 2014

Primary: West Virginia is one of 21 states with a mixed primary system. Parties decide who may vote. Both parties allow unaffiliated voters to vote in their primaries.[1]

Voter registration: To vote in the primary, voters had to register by April 22, 2014. For the general election, the voter registration deadline is October 14, 2014.[2]

See also: West Virginia elections, 2014


2014 Battleground district

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All signs point to West Virginia's 3rd Congressional District being a battleground in 2014. Fairvote projections show the district as only slightly favoring Democrats, while Cook PVI shows the district as heavily favoring Republicans. Incumbent Nick Rahall is a longtime Democrat serving in a Republican district, and he is an NRCC target in 2014. In addition, the Republican presidential candidate won this district in 2012 and 2008. Romney secured 32.2% more votes than Obama in 2012, and McCain won the district by 13.4% in 2008.

Partisan breakdown

Heading into the November 4 election, the Republican Party holds two of the three congressional seats from West Virginia.

Members of the U.S. House from West Virginia -- Partisan Breakdown
Party As of August 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 1 Pending
     Republican Party 2 Pending
Total 3 3

Incumbents

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

Name Party District
David McKinley Ends.png Republican 1
Shelley Moore Capito Ends.png Republican 2
Nick Rahall Electiondot.png Democratic 3

Candidates

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1st Congressional District

General election candidates


May 13, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

2nd Congressional District

General election candidates


March 18, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Independent Third Party Candidates


3rd Congressional District

General election candidates

May 13, 2014, primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Republican Party Republican Primary

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