Kentucky's 4th Congressional District elections, 2014

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Kentucky's 4th Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
May 20, 2014

November 4 Election Winner:
Thomas Massie Republican Party
Incumbent prior to election:
Thomas Massie 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]

Kentucky U.S. House Elections
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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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

Kentucky is one of 12 states to use a strictly closed primary process, in which the selection of a party's candidates in an election is limited to registered party members.[4][5][6]

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

Kentucky's 4th Congressional District is located in northern Kentucky. It is a long district that follows the Ohio River. Spencer, Shelby, Oldham, Henry, Trimble, Carroll, Gallatin, Owen, Grant, Harrison, Pendleton, Campbell, Boone, Bracken, Mason, Lewis and Greenup counties are included in the district.[7]

Candidates

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May 20, 2014, primary results

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Democratic Party Democratic Primary

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District history

2012

On November 6, 2012, Thomas Massie (R) election to the United States House. He defeated Bill Adkins and David Lewis in the general election.

U.S. House, Kentucky District 4 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngThomas Massie 62.1% 186,036
     Democratic Bill Adkins 35% 104,734
     Independent David Lewis 2.9% 8,674
Total Votes 299,444
Source: Kentucky Board of Elections "2012 General Election Official Vote Totals"

2010

On November 2, 2010, Geoff Davis won re-election to the United States House of Representatives. He defeated John Waltz (D) in the general election.[10]

U.S. House of Representatives, Kentucky's 4th Congressional District, General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngGeoff Davis Incumbent 69.5% 151,813
     Democratic John Waltz 30.5% 66,694
Total Votes 218,507


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