Massachusetts' 2nd Congressional District elections, 2014
November 4, 2014
September 9, 2014
Cook Political Report: Solid D
Sabato's Crystal Ball: Safe D
Massachusetts is one of 21 states with a mixed primary system. Unaffiliated voters are allowed to vote in the primary election. They may choose which party ballot they wish to vote on and still remain unaffiliated.
Heading into the election the incumbent is Jim McGovern (D), who was first elected in 1996. Prior to redistricting due to the 2010 census, he served as the representative of Massachusetts' third congressional district.
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- Jim McGovern - Incumbent
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The 2nd congressional district of Massachusetts held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Richard Neal (D) ran for the 1st district seat due to redistricting in 2012. The 3rd district incumbent Jim McGovern (D) won the 2nd district seat in an unopposed race.
|U.S. House, Massachusetts District 2 General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Jim McGovern Incumbent||75.6%||259,257|
|Source: Massachusetts Secretary of State "Return of Votes"|
|U.S. House of Representatives, Massachusetts Congressional District 2 Election, 2010|
|Democratic||Richard Neal Incumbent||57.3%||122,547|
- United States House of Representatives elections in Massachusetts, 2014
- United States House of Representatives elections, 2014
- Cook Political Report, "2014 HOUSE RACE RATINGS FOR June 26, 2014," accessed August 7, 2014
- Sabato's Crystal Ball, "2014 House Races," accessed August 7, 2014
- Fairvote, "FairVote Releases Projections for the 2014 Congressional Elections," accessed August 7, 2014
- Secretary of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Website, "Massachusetts Directory of Political Parties and Designations," accessed January 3, 2014
- Massachuestts Redistricting Map "Map" accessed August 31, 2012
- Daniel Dubrule for Congress, "Home," accessed May 13, 2014
- Massachusetts Secretary of State Elections, "List of Republican Primary Candidates," accessed June 5, 2014
- Politico "2012 Election Map, Massachusetts"
- MSNBC "2010 Election Results"