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Mississippi's 2nd Congressional District elections, 2014

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Mississippi's 2nd Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
June 3, 2014

November 4 Election Winner:
Bennie Thompson Democratic Party
Incumbent prior to election:
Bennie Thompson Democratic Party
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Race Ratings
Cook Political Report: Solid D[1]

FairVote's Monopoly Politics: Safe D[2]
Sabato's Crystal Ball: Safe D[3]

Mississippi U.S. House Elections
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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 2nd congressional district of Mississippi will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

Mississippi is one of 21 states with a mixed primary system. Voters do not have to register with a party, but they must intend to support the party nominations if they vote in the primary election.[4]

Heading into the election the incumbent is Bennie Thompson (D), who was first elected in 1993.

Mississippi's 2nd Congressional District is located in the western portion of the state and includes Jefferson, Claiborne, Copiah, Hinds, Warren, Issaquena, Sharkey, Yazoo, Madison, Leake, Attala, Washington, Humphreys, Holmes, Sunflower, Bolivar, Leflore, Carroll, Montgomery, Grenada, Yalobusha, Panola, Tallahatchie, Quitman, Coahoma and Tunica counties.[5]


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June 3, 2014, primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

District history


The 2nd congressional district of Mississippi held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Bennie Thompson won re-election in the district.[6]

U.S. House, Mississippi District 2 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBennie Thompson Incumbent 67.1% 214,978
     Republican Bill Marcy 31% 99,160
     Independent Cobby Williams 1.4% 4,605
     Reform Lajena Williams 0.5% 1,501
Total Votes 320,244
Source: Mississippi Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"


On November 2, 2010, Bennie Thompson won re election to the United States House of Representatives. He defeated Bill Marcy (R) and Ashley Norwood (Reform) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House of Representatives, Mississippi's 2nd Congressional District, General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBennie Thompson Incumbent 61.5% 105,327
     Republican Bill Marcy 37.6% 64,499
     Reform Ashley Norwood 0.9% 1,530
Total Votes 171,356

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