Nebraska's 3rd Congressional District elections, 2014
November 4, 2014
May 13, 2014
Cook Political Report: Solid R
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.
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.
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General election candidates
May 13, 2014, primary results
|U.S. House, Nebraska District 3 General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Adrian Smith Incumbent||74.2%||187,423|
|Source: Nebraska Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"|
|United States House, Nebraska General Election, 2010|
|Republican||Adrian Smith Incumbent||70.1%||117,275|
|By Petition||Dan Hill||12%||20,036|
- United States House of Representatives elections in Nebraska, 2014
- United States House of Representatives elections, 2014
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