North Carolina's 8th 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 Richard Hudson (R), who was first elected in 2012.
North Carolina's 8th Congressional District is located in the southern portion of the state and includes Cumberland, Hoke, Scotland, Richmond, Montgomery, Anson, Stanly, Cabarrus, Union and Mecklenburg counties.
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May 6, 2014, primary results
The 8th congressional district of North Carolina held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012, in which challenger Richard Hudson (R) defeated incumbent Larry Kissell (D). The switched partison control of the district.
|U.S. House, North Carolina District 8 General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Larry Kissell Incumbent||45.4%||137,139|
|Source: North Carolina State Board of Elections "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"|
- United States House of Representatives elections in North Carolina, 2014
- United States House of Representatives elections, 2014
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- FairVote's Monopoly Politics, "2014 House Projections," accessed August 25, 2014
- Sabato's Crystal Ball, "2014 House Races," accessed August 25, 2014
- NC Election Connection, "Who Can Vote in Which Elections?" accessed January 3, 2014
- North Carolina Redistricting Map "Map" accessed August 24, 2012
- Politico "2012 Election Map, North Carolina"
- U.S. Congress House Clerk "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010"