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Georgia's 1st Congressional District elections, 2014
November 4, 2014
May 20, 2014
Earl "Buddy" Carter
Cook Political Report: Solid R
Sabato's Crystal Ball: Safe R
Heading into the election the incumbent is Jack Kingston (R), who was first elected in 1992.
Georgia's 1st Congressional District comprises the entire coastal area of Sea Islands and much of the rural southeastern part of the state. In addition to Savannah, the district includes a few modest-sized cities such as Brunswick, Valdosta, Douglas and Waycross.
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
July 22, 2014, Republican primary runoff candidates
July 22, 2014, Democratic primary runoff candidates
May 20, 2014, primary results
Withdrew prior to primary
- Lesli Messinger: 2012 1st District candidate
- David Schwarz: Former Rep. Jack Kingston staffer
|U.S. House, Georgia District 1 General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Jack Kingston Incumbent||63%||157,181|
|Source: Georgia Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"|
|U.S. House of Representatives, Georgia's 3rd Congressional District, General Election, 2010|
|Republican||Jack Kingston Incumbent||71.6%||117,270|
|Democratic||Oscar L. Harris II||28.4%||46,449|
- United States House of Representatives elections in Georgia, 2014
- United States House of Representatives elections, 2014
- Cook Political Report, "2014 HOUSE RACE RATINGS FOR June 26, 2014," accessed August 5, 2014
- Sabato's Crystal Ball, "2014 House Races," accessed August 5, 2014
- Fairvote, "FairVote Releases Projections for the 2014 Congressional Elections," accessed August 5, 2014
- National Conference of State Legislatures Website, "State Primary Election Types," accessed January 6, 2014
- Fair Vote, "Congressional and Presidential Primaries: Open, Closed, Semi-Closed, and 'Top Two,'" accessed January 6, 2014
- Ballotpedia research conducted December 26, 2013, through January 3, 2014, researching and analyzing various state websites and codes.
- Georgia Redistricting Map "Map" accessed July 5, 2012
- Georgia Secretary of State, "Candidate List," accessed March 8, 2014
- Savannah Morning News "Kingston to make Senate race official" accessed May 6, 2013
- Roll Call "Former Kingston Staff to run for GA01" accessed May 14, 2013
- Roll Call "Georgia Race Attracts Fifth GOP Candidate #GA01" accessed June 12, 2013
- Roll Call "Fourth Republican Enters Crowded Georgia Race #GA01" accessed June 12, 2013
- Savannah Now, "St. Simon's resident joins race for 1st Congressional District seat," accessed December 2, 2013
- Savannah Now, "Richmond Hill Realtor to run for congress," accessed January 22, 2014
- Examiner, "Lesli Messinger steps down as U.S. House candidate, addresses future plans," accessed March 8, 2014
- Biz Journals.com, "Lesli Messinger Announces Candidacy for Congress, Focusing on Jobs, Economic Development and Rebuilding America's Future," accessed January 2, 2014
- GPB News, "Republican Schwarz Exits Congressional Race," accessed August 28, 2013
- U.S. Congress House Clerk "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010"