Colorado's 1st Congressional District elections, 2014

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Colorado's 1st Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
June 24, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Diana DeGette Democratic Party
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Race Ratings
Cook Political Report: Solid D[1]

Sabato's Crystal Ball: Safe D[2]


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

Colorado is one of 21 states with a mixed primary system. The primary is considered closed, but unaffiliated voters may choose to affiliate with a party on election day in order to vote.[3]

Heading into the election the incumbent is Diana DeGette (D), who was first elected in 2006.

The 1st District is located in central Colorado and includes portions of the Denver metropolitan area.[4]

Candidates

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Democratic Party Diana DeGette
Republican Party Martin Walsh
Libertarian Party Frank Atwood
Independent Danny Stroud

June 24, 2014, primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Republican Party Republican Primary

District history

2012

On November 6, 2012, Diana DeGette (D) won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Danny Stroud, Frank Atwood, Gary Swing, and Thomas Henry Juniel in the general election.

U.S. House, Colorado District 1 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDiana DeGette Incumbent 68.2% 237,579
     Republican Danny Stroud 26.8% 93,217
     Libertarian Frank Atwood 3.6% 12,585
     Green Gary Swing 1.4% 4,829
Total Votes 348,210
Source: Colorado Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010

This is the 1st congressional district prior to the 2010 redistricting.

On November 2, 2010, Diana DeGette won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Mike Fallon, Gary Swing, Clint Jones, and Chris Styskal in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Colorado District 1 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDiana DeGette Incumbent 67.4% 140,073
     Republican Mike Fallon 28.8% 59,747
     Green Gary Swing 1.4% 2,923
     Libertarian Clint Jones 1.4% 2,867
     American Constitution Chris Styskal 1% 2,141
Total Votes 207,751

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