Georgia's 13th Congressional District elections, 2014

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Georgia's 13th Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
May 20, 2014

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

Sabato's Crystal Ball: Safe D[2]

Fairvote's Monopoly Politics: Safe D[3]

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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 13th congressional district of Georgia will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

Georgia 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.[4][5][6]

Heading into the election the incumbent is David Scott (D), who was first elected in 2002.

Georgia's 13th Congressional District is located in the Atlanta Metropolitan Area and encircles the city and includes Smyrna, Mableton, Douglasville and Union City.[7]

Candidates

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May 20, 2014, primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Republican Party Republican Primary

No candidates filed to run

District history

2012

On November 6, 2012, David Scott (D) won re-election to the United States House. He defeated S. Malik in the general election.

U.S. House, Georgia District 13 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDavid Scott Incumbent 71.7% 201,988
     Republican S. Malik 28.3% 79,550
Total Votes 281,538
Source: Georgia Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010

On November 2, 2010, David Scott won re-election to the United States House of Representatives. He defeated Mike Crane (R) in the general election.[10]

U.S. House of Representatives, Georgia's 13th Congressional District, General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDavid Scott Incumbent 69.4% 140,294
     Republican Mike Crane 30.6% 61,771
Total Votes 202,065

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