Alabama's 2nd Congressional District elections, 2014

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Alabama's 2nd Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
June 3, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Martha Roby Republican Party
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Race Ratings
Cook Political Report: Solid R[1]

Sabato's Crystal Ball: Safe R[2]


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The 2nd congressional district of Alabama will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

Alabama is one of 14 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.[3][4][5]

Heading into the election the incumbent is Martha Roby (R), who was first elected in 2010.

Alabama's 2nd Congressional District is located in the southeastern portion of the state. Bullock, Barbour, Henry, Houston, Geneva, Dale, Coffee, Crenshaw, Butler, Covington, Antauga, Elmore and Conecuh counties are included in the new district boundaries.[6]

Candidates

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Republican Party Martha Roby
Democratic Party Erick Wright


June 3, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

District history

2012

On November 6, 2012, Martha Roby (R) won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Therese Ford in the general election.

U.S. House, Alabama District 2 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Therese Ford 36.3% 103,092
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMartha Roby Incumbent 63.6% 180,591
     Write-In N/A 0.1% 270
Total Votes 283,953
Source: Alabama Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010

On November 2, 2010, Martha Roby won election to the United States House. She defeated Bobby Bright in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Alabama District 2 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMartha Roby 51.1% 111,645
     Democratic Bobby Bright Incumbent 48.9% 106,865
Total Votes 218,510

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