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Georgia's 9th Congressional District elections, 2014

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Georgia's 9th Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
May 20, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Doug Collins Republican Party
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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 9th 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 Doug Collins (R), who was first elected in 2012.

Georgia's 9th Congressional District is located in the northeastern portion of the state and includes such cities as Clayton, Clarkesville and Helen.[7]

Candidates

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May 20, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

District history

2012

On November 6, 2012, Doug Collins (R) won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Jody Cooley in the general election.

U.S. House, Georgia District 9 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Jody Cooley 23.8% 60,052
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDoug Collins 76.2% 192,101
Total Votes 252,153
Source: Georgia Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010

On November 2, 2010, Tom Graves won re-election to the United States House of Representatives. He ran unopposed in the general election.[10]

U.S. House of Representatives, Georgia's 9th Congressional District, General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTom Graves Incumbent 100% 173,512
Total Votes 173,512

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