North Carolina's 6th Congressional District elections, 2014
November 4, 2014
May 6, 2014
Cook Political Report: Solid R
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.
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.
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
May 6, 2014, primary results
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.
|U.S. House, North Carolina District 6 General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Howard Coble Incumbent||60.9%||222,116|
|Source: North Carolina State Board of Elections "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"|
|U.S. House, North Carolina Congressional District 6 General Election, 2010|
|Republican||Howard Coble Incumbent||75.2%||156,252|
- United States House of Representatives elections in North Carolina, 2014
- United States House of Representatives elections, 2014
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