Arkansas's 1st Congressional District elections, 2014

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Arkansas's 1st Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
May 20, 2014

November 4 Election Winner:
Rick Crawford Republican Party
Incumbent prior to election:
Rick Crawford Republican Party
Rick Crawford AR.jpg

Race Ratings
Cook Political Report: Solid R[1]

Sabato's Crystal Ball: Safe R[2]

Arkansas U.S. House Elections
District 1District 2District 3District 4

2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 1st congressional district of Arkansas will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

Arkansas 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 Rick Crawford (R), who was first elected in 2010.

The 1st Congressional District is located in northeastern Arkansas. Clay, Randolph, Greene, Lawrence, Craighead, Sharp, Fulton, Izard, Baxter, Stone, Searcy, Independent, Cleburne, Jackson, Poinsett, Crittenden, Cross, Woodruff, St. Francis, Lee, Mississippi, Lonoke, Monroe, Prairie, Arkansas, Phillips, Lincoln, Chicot and Desha counties are included.[6]


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Republican Party Rick Crawford Green check mark transparent.png
Democratic Party Jackie McPherson
Libertarian Party Brian Scott Willhite

May 20, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Libertarian Party Libertarian Convention

District history


On November 6, 2012, Rick Crawford (R) won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Scott Ellington, Jacob Holloway, and Jessica Paxton in the general election.

U.S. House, Arkansas District 1 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Scott Ellington 39.1% 96,601
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRick Crawford Incumbent 56.2% 138,800
     Green Jacob Holloway 2% 5,015
     Libertarian Jessica Paxton 2.6% 6,427
Total Votes 246,843
Source: Arkansas Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"


On November 2, 2010, Rick Crawford won election to the United States House. He defeated Chad Causey and Ken Adler in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Arkansas District 1 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRick Crawford 51.8% 93,224
     Democratic Chad Causey 43.5% 78,267
     Green Ken Adler 4.6% 8,320
Total Votes 179,811

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