Georgia's 4th Congressional District elections, 2014

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Georgia's 4th Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
May 20, 2014

November 4 Election Winner:
Henry C. Johnson, Jr. Democratic Party
Incumbent prior to election:
Henry C. Johnson, Jr. Democratic Party
Henry C. Johnson.jpg

Race Ratings
Cook Political Report: Solid D[1]

Sabato's Crystal Ball: Safe D[2]

Fairvote's Monopoly Politics: Safe D[3]

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

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The 4th 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 Hank Johnson (D), who was first elected in 1992.

Georgia's 4th Congressional District includes parts of Dekalb, Rockdale and Gwinnett counties in the Atlanta Metropolitan Area, including North Atlanta, Decatur and Lilburn.[7]


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May 20, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

No candidates filed to run

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

District history


On November 6, 2012, Hank Johnson (D) won re-election to the United States House. He defeated J. Chris Vaughn in the general election.

U.S. House, Georgia District 4 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngHenry C. Johnson Incumbent 73.6% 208,861
     Republican J. Chris Vaughn 26.4% 75,041
Total Votes 283,902
Source: Georgia Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"


On November 2, 2010, Henry C. Johnson, Jr. won re-election to the United States House of Representatives. He defeated Lisbeth "Liz" Carter (R) in the general election.[10]

U.S. House of Representatives, Georgia's 4th Congressional District, General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngHenry C. "Hank" Johnson, Jr. Incumbent 74.7% 131,760
     Republican Lisbeth "Liz" Carter 25.3% 44,707
Total Votes 176,467

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