Colorado's 4th Congressional District elections, 2014

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Colorado's 4th Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
June 24, 2014

November 4 Election Winner:
Ken Buck Republican Party
Incumbent prior to election:
Cory Gardner Republican Party
Cory Gardner.jpg

Race Ratings
Cook Political Report: Solid R[1]

Sabato's Crystal Ball: Safe R[2]

Colorado U.S. House Elections
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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 4th 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 Cory Gardner (R), who was first elected in 2010.

Colorado's 4th Congressional District is located in eastern Colorado and includes Las Animas, Otero, Crowley, Lincoln, Douglas, Elbett, Bent, Prowers, Baca, Kioawa, Cheyenne, Kit Carson, Yuma, Washington, Morgan, Weld, Logan, Phillips, Arapshoe and Sedgwick counties.[4]


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Republican Party Ken Buck Green check mark transparent.png
Democratic Party Vic Meyers
Libertarian Party Jess Loban
Independent Grant Doherty

June 24, 2014, primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Republican Party Republican Primary

District history


On November 6, 2012, Cory Gardner (R) won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Brandon Shaffer, Josh Gilliland, and Doug Aden in the general election.

U.S. House, Colorado District 4 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Brandon Shaffer 36.8% 125,715
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngCory Gardner Incumbent 58.4% 199,842
     Libertarian Josh Gilliland 3.1% 10,674
     Constitution Doug Aden 1.7% 5,845
Total Votes 342,076
Source: Colorado Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"


On November 2, 2010, Cory Gardner won election to the United States House. He defeated Betsy Markey and Doug Aden in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Colorado District 4 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngCory Gardner 53.3% 138,634
     Democratic Betsy Markey Incumbent 42% 109,249
     American Constitution Doug Aden 4.7% 12,312
Total Votes 260,195

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