North Carolina's 10th Congressional District elections, 2014

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North Carolina's 10th Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
May 6, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Patrick T. McHenry Republican Party
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Race Ratings
Cook Political Report: Solid R[1]

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


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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 10th congressional district of North Carolina will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

North Carolina is one of 21 states with a mixed primary system. Parties decide who may vote, and they opened the primary election to unaffiliated voters. They may choose which ballot they want to vote on without affecting their unaffiliated status.[4]

Heading into the election the incumbent is Patrick T. McHenry (R), who was first elected in 2004.

North Carolina's 10th Congressional District is located in the southern portion of the state and includes Rutherford, Murke, Cleveland, Lincoln, Gaston, Catawba, Iredell, Caldwell, Avery and Mitchell counties.[5]

Candidates

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May 6, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

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District history

2012

The 10th congressional district of North Carolina held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012, incumbent Patrick T. McHenry (R) won. He defeated Patricia Keever (D) in the general election.[9]

U.S. House, North Carolina District 10 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Patricia Keever 43% 144,023
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngPatrick McHenry Incumbent 57% 190,826
Total Votes 334,849
Source: North Carolina State Board of Elections "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010

On November 2, 2010, Patrick T. McHenry was re-elected to the United States House for a fourth term. He defeated Jeff Gregory (D).[10]

U.S. House, North Carolina Congressional District 10 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngPatrick T. McHenry Incumbent 71.2% 130,813
     Democratic Jeff Gregory 28.8% 52,972
Total Votes 183,785

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