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==District history==
==District history==

Revision as of 11:25, 1 August 2013



Nebraska's 3rd Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
May 13, 2014

November 4 Election Winner:
Adrian Smith Republican Party
Incumbent prior to election:
Adrian Smith Republican Party
Adrian Smith1.jpg

Race Ratings
Cook Political Report: Solid R[1]

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

Nebraska U.S. House Elections
District 1District 2District 3

2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 3rd congressional district of Nebraska will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

Nebraska is one of 21 states with a mixed primary system. A blanket primary system is used for the nonpartisan legislature and some other statewide races while congressional primary elections are closed.[4]

Heading into the election the incumbent is Adrian Smith (R), who was first elected in 2006.

Nebraska's 3rd Congressional District is located in the western portion of the state and includes Saline, Jefferson, Thayer, Fillmore, York, Polk, Nuckolls, Clay, Hamilton, Merrick, Platte, Nance, Boone, Antelope, Pierce, Cedar, Knox, Boyd, Holt, Wheeler, Garfield, Valley, Greeley, Howard, Sherman, Hall, Buffalo, Adams, Webster, Franklin, Kearney, Phelps, Harlan, Furnas, Gosper, Red Willow, Frontier, Dawson, Lincoln, Custer, Logan, Blaine, Thomas, Blaine, Loup, Rock, Brown, Keya Paha, Cherry, Hooker, Grant, Arthur, McPherson, Keith, Perkins, Chase, Hayes, Hitchcock, Dundy, Deuel, Garden, Cheyenne, Morrill, Sheridan, Box Butte, Dawes, Sioux, Scotts Bluff, Banner and Kimball counties.[5]


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General election candidates

May 13, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

District history


The 3rd congressional district of Nebraska held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Adrian Smith won re-election in the district.[8]

U.S. House, Nebraska District 3 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Mark Sullivan 25.8% 65,266
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngAdrian Smith Incumbent 74.2% 187,423
Total Votes 252,689
Source: Nebraska Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"


On November 2, 2010, Adrian Smith was re-elected to the United States House for a seventh term. He defeated Rebekah Davis (D) and Dan Hill (By Petition).[9]

United States House, Nebraska General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngAdrian Smith Incumbent 70.1% 117,275
     Democratic Rebekah Davis 17.9% 29,932
     By Petition Dan Hill 12% 20,036
Total Votes 167,243

See also

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