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Georgia's 1st Congressional District elections, 2014

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Georgia's 1st Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
May 20, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Jack Kingston Republican Party
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Georgia U.S. House Elections
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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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

Georgia has an open primary system, in which registered voters do not have to be members of a party to vote in that party's primary. When runoff elections are used, voters must vote in same party's runoff election as they voted for in the first round election.

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.[1]


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.

Withdrew prior to primary

District history


On November 6, 2012, Jack Kingston (R) won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Lesli Rae Messinger in the general election.

U.S. House, Georgia District 1 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Lesli Messinger 37% 92,399
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJack Kingston Incumbent 63% 157,181
Total Votes 249,580
Source: Georgia Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"


On November 2, 2010, Jack Kingston won re-election to the United States House of Representatives. He defeated Oscar L. Harris II (D) in the general election.[12]

U.S. House of Representatives, Georgia's 3rd Congressional District, General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJack Kingston Incumbent 71.6% 117,270
     Democratic Oscar L. Harris II 28.4% 46,449
Total Votes 163,719

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