Georgia's 7th Congressional District elections, 2014

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Georgia's 7th Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
May 20, 2014

November 4 Election Winner:
Rob Woodall Republican Party
Incumbent prior to election:
Rob Woodall Republican Party
Rob Woodall.jpg

Race Ratings
Cook Political Report: Solid R[1]

Sabato's Crystal Ball: Safe R[2]

Fairvote's Monopoly Politics: Safe R[3]

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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 7th 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 Rob Woodall (R), who was first elected in 1992.

Georgia's 7th Congressional District includes all of Barrow and Walton counties and portions of Forsyth, Gwinnett and Newton counties.[7]


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May 20, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

District history


On November 6, 2012, Rob Woodall (R) won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Steve Reilly in the general election.

U.S. House, Georgia District 7 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRob Woodall Incumbent 62.2% 156,689
     Democratic Steve Reilly 37.8% 95,377
Total Votes 252,066
Source: Georgia Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"


On November 2, 2010, Rob Woodall won election to the United States House of Representatives. He defeated Doug Heckman (D) in the general election.[10]

U.S. House of Representatives, Georgia's 7th Congressional District, General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRob Woodall 67.1% 160,898
     Democratic Doug Heckman 32.9% 78,996
Total Votes 239,894

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