Mississippi's 4th Congressional District elections, 2014

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Mississippi's 4th Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
June 3, 2014

November 4 Election Winner:
Steven Palazzo Republican Party
Incumbent prior to election:
Steven Palazzo Republican Party
Steven Palazzo.jpg

Race Ratings
Cook Political Report: Solid R[1]

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

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

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The 4th 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 Steven Palazzo (R), who was first elected in 2010.

Mississippi's 4th Congressional District is located in the southeastern portion of the state and includes Marion, Lamar, Pearl River, Hancock, Harrison, Stone, Forrest, Jones, Perry, Jackson, George, Greene, Wayne and Clarke counties.[5]


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June 3, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

District history


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

U.S. House, Mississippi District 4 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Matthew Moore 28.8% 82,344
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSteven Palazzo Incumbent 64.1% 182,998
     Libertarian Ron Williams 0.7% 2,108
     Reform Robert W. Claunch 6.3% 17,982
Total Votes 285,432
Source: Mississippi Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"


On November 2, 2010, Steven Palazzo won election to the United States House of Representatives. He defeated Gene Taylor (D), Anna Jewel Revies (Reform), and Kenneth "Tim" Hampton in the general election.[7]

U.S. House of Representatives, Mississippi's 4th Congressional District, General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSteven Palazzo 51.9% 105,613
     Democratic Gene Taylor Incumbent 46.8% 95,243
     Reform Anna Jewel Revies 0.4% 787
     Libertarian Kenneth "Tim" Hampton 0.9% 1,741
Total Votes 203,384

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