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Georgia's 3rd Congressional District elections, 2014

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Georgia's 3rd Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
May 20, 2014

November 4 Election Winner:
Lynn A. Westmoreland Republican Party
Incumbent prior to election:
Lynn A. Westmoreland Republican Party
Lynn A. Westmoreland.jpg

Race Ratings
Cook Political Report: Solid R[1]

Sabato's Crystal Ball: Safe R[2]

Fairvote's Monopoly Politics: Safe R[3]

Georgia U.S. House Elections
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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 3rd 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 Lynn A. Westmoreland (R), who was first elected in 2004.

Georgia's 3rd Congressional District is based in west central Georgia and stretches from Columbus in the south to the southern edge of the Atlanta Metropolitan Area in the north, including Fayette, Coweta, Henry and Spalding counties.[7]


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May 20, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

No candidates filed to run

District history


On November 6, 2012, Lynn A. Westmoreland (R) won re-election to the United States House. He was unopposed in the general election.

U.S. House, Georgia District 3 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngLynn Westmoreland Incumbent 100% 232,380
Total Votes 232,380
Source: Georgia Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"


On November 2, 2010, Lynn A. Westmoreland won re-election to the United States House of Representatives. He defeated Frank Saunders (D) and Jagdish Agrawal (I) in the general election.[9]

U.S. House of Representatives, Georgia's 3rd Congressional District, General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngLynn A. Westmoreland Incumbent 69.5% 168,304
     Democratic Frank Saunders 30.5% 73,932
     Independent Jagdish Agrawal 0% 3
Total Votes 242,239

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