North Carolina's 6th Congressional District elections, 2014

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North Carolina's 6th Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
May 6, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Howard Coble Republican Party
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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 6th 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.[1]

Heading into the election the incumbent is Howard Coble (R), who was first elected in 1984.

North Carolina's 6th Congressional District is located in the northern portion of the state and includes parts of Guilford, Alamance, Durham, Granville and Orange counties, and all of Caswell, Person, Rockingham, Surry and Stokes counties.[2]

Candidates

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July 15 Republican runoff primary

Note: No candidate secured more than 40 percent of the vote in the May 6, 2014, primary election. A runoff primary election was held between the top two candidates[3][4]


May 6, 2014, primary results

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Democratic Party Democratic Primary


District history

2012

The 6th congressional district of North Carolina held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012, in which incumbent Howard Coble (R) won re-election. He defeated Tony Foriest (D) in the general election.[15]

U.S. House, North Carolina District 6 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Tony Foriest 39.1% 142,467
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngHoward Coble Incumbent 60.9% 222,116
Total Votes 364,583
Source: North Carolina State Board of Elections "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010

On November 2, 2010, Howard Coble was re-elected to the United States House for a fourteenth term. He defeated Sam Turner (D).[16]

U.S. House, North Carolina Congressional District 6 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngHoward Coble Incumbent 75.2% 156,252
     Democratic Sam Turner 24.8% 51,507
Total Votes 207,759

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