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Mark Walker
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Candidate for
U.S. House, North Carolina, District 6
Elections and appointments
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Campaign website
Mark Walker was a 2014 Republican candidate seeking election to the U.S. House to represent the 6th Congressional District of North Carolina.[1] No candidate secured more than 50 percent of the vote in the May 6, 2014, primary election.[2] Walker defeated Phil Berger, Jr. in a runoff primary election on July 15, 2014.[3]



See also: North Carolina's 6th Congressional District elections, 2014

Walker ran in the 2014 election for the U.S. House to represent North Carolina's 6th District. No candidate secured more than 50 percent of the vote in the May 6, 2014, primary election. A runoff primary election was held between the top two candidates.[2] Walker defeated Phil Berger, Jr. in the runoff primary on July 15, 2014. The general election took place November 4, 2014.

U.S. House, North Carolina District 6 Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngPhil Berger, Jr. 34.3% 15,127
Green check mark transparent.pngMark Walker 25.2% 11,123
Bruce VonCannon 11.5% 5,055
Zack Matheny 11.4% 5,043
Jeff Phillips 7.9% 3,494
Don Webb 4.3% 1,899
Mike Causey 3.2% 1,427
Kenn Kopf 1.2% 510
Charlie Sutherland 1% 458
Total Votes 44,136
Source: Results via the North Carolina State Board of Elections
U.S. House, North Carolina District 6 Runoff Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngMark Walker 60.1% 18,849
Phil Berger, Jr. 39.9% 12,527
Total Votes 31,376
Source: 99% reporting, Results via Associated Press Vote totals above are unofficial and will be updated once official totals are made available.


Walker has received the following endorsements:*

* See Walker's campaign website for other endorsements.

Ethics violation statement

In a televised debate on July 11, 2014, against fellow Republican runoff candidate Phil Berger, Jr., Walker claimed, "Just yesterday we were able to find out that the Chief Justice of Ethics of the North Carolina Supreme Court reprimanded him [Berger] for misleading the jury not based on the facts."[7] Walker later apologized for the inaccurate claim, as he had actually been citing a 1935 U.S. Supreme Court case involving a completely different person with the last name of Berger. Walker said that he had been given the information by "a government source in Raleigh."[7]

Campaign donors


Candidates for Congress were required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Walker's reports.[8]

Mark Walker (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[9]April 15, 2013$0.00$20,762.90$(4,562.90)$16,200.00
July Quarterly[10]July 15, 2013$16,200.00$51,304.30$(33,432.36)$34,071.94
October Quarterly[11]October 14, 2013$34,071.94$21,060.41$(50,273.42)$4,858.93
Year-End[12]January 31, 2014$4,858.93$37,869.27$(33,473.74)$9,254.46
April Quarterly[13]April 11, 2014$9,254.46$72,846.41$(60,473.49)$21,627.38
Pre-Primary[14]April 24, 2014$21,627.38$17,001.00$(27,321.73)$11,306.65
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