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

November 4 Election Winner:
Mark Walker Republican Party
Incumbent prior to election:
Howard Coble Republican Party
Howard Coble.jpeg

Race Ratings
Cook Political Report: Solid R[1]

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

North Carolina U.S. House Elections
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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 in their respective primaries. Voters may choose a primary ballot without impacting their unaffiliated status.[4]

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.[5]


Note: Prior to the signature filing deadline, candidates will be added when Ballotpedia writers come across declared candidates. If you see a name of a candidate who is missing, please email us and we will add that name. As the election draws closer, more information will be added to this page.General election candidates

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[6][7]

May 6, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

District history


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.[18]

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"


On November 2, 2010, Howard Coble was re-elected to the United States House for a fourteenth term. He defeated Sam Turner (D).[19]

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

See also

External links


  1. Cook Political Report, "2014 House Race Ratings for August 8, 2014," accessed August 25, 2014
  2. FairVote's Monopoly Politics, "2014 House Projections," accessed August 25, 2014
  3. Sabato's Crystal Ball, "2014 House Races," accessed August 25, 2014
  4. NC Election Connection, "Who Can Vote in Which Elections?," accessed January 3, 2014
  5. North Carolina Redistricting Map, "Map," accessed August 24, 2012
  6. Associated Press, "2014 primary results," accessed May 6, 2014
  7. Washington Post, "Everything you need to know about today’s primary in North Carolina," accessed May 7, 2014
  8. Don Webb for Congress, "Home," accessed November 8, 2013
  9. Jeff Phillips for Congress, "Home," accessed February 6, 2014
  10. Mark Walker for Congress, "Home," accessed November 8, 2013
  11. Roll Call, "Phil Berger Jr. to Announce Congressional Bid in North Carolina," accessed November 18, 2013
  12. News & Record, "VonCannon announces congressional run; changes district and party," accessed December 16, 2013
  13. News & Record, "It's official: Matheny announces run for Coble's seat," accessed December 9, 2013
  14. Kenn Kopf for Congress, "Home," accessed March 6, 2014
  15. North Carolina Board of Elections, "Candidate List Group by Contest," accessed March 11, 2014
  16. Laura Fjeld for Congress, "Home," accessed November 8, 2013
  17. Bruce Davis for Congress, "Home," accessed February 13, 2014
  18. Politico "2012 Election Map, North Carolina"
  19. U.S. Congress House Clerk "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010"