Indiana's 7th Congressional District elections, 2014

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Indiana's 7th Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
May 6, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Andre Carson Democratic Party
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Race Ratings
Cook Political Report: Solid D[1]

Sabato's Crystal Ball: Safe D[2]

Fairvote's Monopoly Politics: Safe D[3]

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The 7th 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 Andre Carson (D), who was first elected in 2008.

Indiana's 7th Congressional District is based in the heart of the state, encompassing most of Marion County and Indianapolis.[5]

Candidates

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May 6, 2014, primary results

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Democratic Party Democratic Primary

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District history

2012

The 7th congressional district of Indiana held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012, in which incumbent Andre Carson (D) won re-election. He defeated Carlos May (R) and Mmoja Ajabu (I) in the general election.[9]

U.S. House, Indiana District 7 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngAndre Carson Incumbent 62.9% 162,122
     Republican Carlos May 37.1% 95,828
     Independent Tim Frye (Write-in) 0% 0
Total Votes 257,950
Source: Indiana Secretary of State "House of Representatives Election Results"

2010

On November 2, 2010, Andre Carson won re-election to the United States House of Representatives. He defeated Marvin B. Scott (R) and Dav Wilson (L) in the general election.[10]

U.S. House of Representatives, Indiana's 7th Congressional District, General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngAndre Carson Incumbent 58.9% 86,011
     Republican Marvin B. Scott 37.8% 55,213
     Libertarian Dav Wilson 3.3% 4,815
Total Votes 146,039

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