Arkansas's 2nd Congressional District elections, 2014

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Arkansas's 2nd Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
May 20, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Tim Griffin Republican Party
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Race Ratings
Cook Political Report: Lean R[1]

Sabato's Crystal Ball: Lean R[2]


Arkansas U.S. House Elections
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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 2nd 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 Tim Griffin (R), who was first elected in 2010.

The 2nd Congressional District is located in central Arkansas. White, Van Buren, Conway, Perry, Saline, Faulkner and Pulaski counties are included in the new boundaries of the district.[6]

Candidates

Note: Prior to the signature filing deadline, candidates will be added when Ballotpedia writers come across declared candidates. If you see a name of a candidate who is missing, please email us and we will add that name. As the election draws closer, more information will be added to this page.General election candidates

Republican Party French Hill
Democratic Party Patrick Hays
Libertarian Party Debbie Standiford


May 20, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Libertarian Party Libertarian Convention

District history

2012

On November 6, 2012, Tim Griffin (R) won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Herb Rule in the general election.

U.S. House, Arkansas District 2 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Herb Rule 39.5% 113,156
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTim Griffin Incumbent 55.2% 158,175
     Green Barbara Ward 3% 8,566
     Libertarian Chris Hayes 2.3% 6,701
Total Votes 286,598
Source: Arkansas Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010

On November 2, 2010, Tim Griffin won election to the United States House. He defeated Joyce Elliott, Lance Levi, and Lewis Kennedy in the general election.[9]

U.S. House, Arkansas District 2 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTim Griffin 57.9% 122,091
     Democratic Joyce Elliott 38.3% 80,687
     Independent Lance Levi 2.1% 4,421
     Green Lewis Kennedy 1.7% 3,599
Total Votes 210,798

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