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North Carolina's 2nd Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
May 6, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Renee Ellmers 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 2nd 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 Renee Ellmers (R), who was first elected in 2010.

North Carolina's 2nd Congressional District is located in the central portion of the state and includes Vance, Franklin, Nash, Johnston, Harnett, Sampson, Harnett, Lee and Chatham 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 2nd congressional district of North Carolina held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012, in which incumbent Renee Ellmers (R) won re-election. She defeated Steve Wilkins (D) and Brian Irving (L) in the general election.[10]

U.S. House, North Carolina District 2 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Steve Wilkins 41.4% 128,973
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRenee Ellmers Incumbent 55.9% 174,066
     Libertarian Brian Irving 2.7% 8,358
Total Votes 311,397
Source: North Carolina State Board of Elections "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010

On November 2, 2010, Renee Ellmers was elected to the United States House. He defeated Bob Etheridge (D) and Tom Rose (Libertarian).[11]

United States House, North Carolina General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRenee Ellmers 49.5% 93,876
     Democratic Bob Etheridge 48.7% 92,393
     Libertarian Tom Rose 1.8% 3,505
Total Votes 189,774

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