Michigan's 4th Congressional District elections, 2014

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Michigan's 4th Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
August 5, 2014

November 4 Election Winner:
John Moolenaar Republican Party
Incumbent prior to election:
Dave Camp Republican Party
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Race Ratings
Cook Political Report: Solid R[1]

Sabato's Crystal Ball: Safe R[2]

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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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

Michigan is one of 14 states that uses an open primary system, in which registered voters do not have to be members of a party to vote in that party's primary.[3][4][5]

Heading into the election the incumbent is Dave Camp (R), who was first elected in 1990.

Michigan's 4th Congressional District is located in the central region of the lower peninsula of Michigan. It includes Wexford, Osceola, Missaukee, Roscommon, Ogemaw, Gladwin, Clare, Mecosta, Isabella, Midland, Saginaw, Montcalm, Gratiot, Clinton and Shiawassee counties.[6]


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August 5, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

District history


The 4th congressional district of Michigan held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Dave Camp won re-election in the district.[7]

U.S. House, Michigan District 4 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Debra Freidell Wirth 33.6% 104,996
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDave Camp Incumbent 63.1% 197,386
     Libertarian John Gelineau 1.4% 4,285
     Green Pat Timmons 0.9% 2,776
     UST George Zimmer 1.1% 3,506
Total Votes 312,949
Source: Michigan Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"


On November 2, 2010, Dave Camp won re-election to the United States House of Representatives. He defeated Jerry M. Campbell (D), Clint Foster (L) and John Emerick (U.S. Taxpayers) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House of Representatives, Michigan's 4th Congressional District, General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDave Camp Incumbent 66.2% 148,531
     Democratic Jerry M. Campbell 30.5% 68,458
     Libertarian Clint Foster 1.6% 3,504
     U.S. Taxpayers' John Emerick 1.7% 3,861
Total Votes 224,354

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