Indiana's 2nd Congressional District elections, 2014

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Indiana's 2nd Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
May 6, 2014

November 4 Election Winner:
Jackie Walorski Republican Party
Incumbent prior to election:
Jackie Walorski Republican Party
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Race Ratings
Cook Political Report: Likely R[1]

Sabato's Crystal Ball: Likely R[2]

Fairvote's Monopoly Politics: Safe R[3]

Indiana U.S. House Elections
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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 2nd congressional district of Indiana will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

Indiana is one of 21 states with a mixed primary system. Voters are not required to register with a party, but the ballot they get depends on which party they have voted for most often in the past.[4]

Heading into the election the incumbent is Jackie Walorski (R), who was first elected in 2012.

Indiana's 2nd Congressional District is based in South Bend located in north-central Indiana and takes in La Porte, St. Joseph, Elkhart, Starke, Marshall, Pulaski, Fulton, Miami, Wasbasha and Kosclusko counties.[5]

Candidates

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May 6, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

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District history

2012

The 2nd congressional district of Indiana held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Joe Donnelly (D) sought election to the U.S. Senate. Jackie Walorski (R) won election to 2nd district seat in the general election. This switched partisan control of the district. She defeated Brendan Mullen (D), Joe Ruiz (L) and Kenneth R. Lunce, Jr. (I).[9]

U.S. House, Indiana District 2 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJackie Walorski 49% 134,033
     Democratic Brendan Mullen 47.6% 130,113
     Libertarian Joe Ruiz 3.4% 9,326
     Independent Kenneth R. Lunce, Jr. (Write-in) 0% 3
Total Votes 273,475
Source: Indiana Secretary of State "House of Representatives Election Results"

2010

On November 2, 2010, Joe Donnelly won re-election to the United States House of Representatives. He defeated Jackie Walorski (R) and Mark Vogel (L) in the general election.[10]

U.S. House of Representatives, Indiana's 2nd Congressional District, General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJoe Donnelly Incumbent 48.2% 91,341
     Republican Jackie Walorski 46.8% 88,803
     Libertarian Mark Vogel 5% 9,447
Total Votes 189,591

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