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Massachusetts' 1st Congressional District elections, 2014

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Massachusetts' 1st Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
September 9, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Richard Neal Democratic Party
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Massachusetts U.S. House Elections
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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 1st congressional district of Massachusetts will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

Massachusetts has a mostly closed primary system, in which the selection of a party's candidates in a primary election is limited to registered members of that party. In Massachusetts, however, independent voters may select which party's primary to vote in.

Heading into the election the incumbent is Richard E. Neal (D), who was first elected in 1988.

Massachusetts' 1st Congressional District is located in the western portion of the state and includes Berkshire, Franklin and Hampden counties.[1]

Candidates

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District history

2012

On November 6, 2012, Richard E. Neal (R) won re-election to the United States House. He ran unopposed in the general election.

U.S. House, Massachusetts District 1 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRichard Neal Incumbent 77.8% 261,936
     N/A All Others 1.2% 4,197
     N/A Blank Votes 20.9% 70,422
Total Votes 336,555
Source: Massachusetts Secretary of State "Return of Votes"

2010

On November 2, 2010, John Olver won re-election to the United States House of Representatives. He defeated Bill Gunn in the general election.[2]

U.S. House of Representatives, Massachusetts Congressional District 1 Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Olver Incumbent 63.3% 127,857
     Republican Bill Gunn 36.7% 74,145
Total Votes 202,002

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