Georgia's 5th Congressional District elections, 2014
November 4, 2014
May 20, 2014
Cook Political Report: Solid D
Sabato's Crystal Ball: Safe D
Heading into the election the incumbent is John Lewis (D), who was first elected in 1986.
Georgia's 5th Congressional District is based in central Fulton and parts of Dekalb and Clayton counties and also includes the state capital and largest city of Atlanta, as well as many of the surrounding suburbs including Decatur, East Point and Druid Hills in the Atlanta Metropolitan Area.
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
- No candidates filed to run
- John Lewis - Incumbent
May 20, 2014, primary results
|U.S. House, Georgia District 5 General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||John Lewis Incumbent||84.4%||234,330|
|Source: Georgia Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"|
|U.S. House of Representatives, Georgia's 5th Congressional District, General Election, 2010|
|Democratic||John Lewis Incumbent||73.7%||130,782|
- United States House of Representatives elections in Georgia, 2014
- United States House of Representatives elections, 2014
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- 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
- U.S. Congress House Clerk "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010"