North Carolina's 9th Congressional District elections, 2014

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North Carolina's 9th Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
May 6, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Robert Pittenger 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 9th 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 Robert Pittenger (R), who was first elected in 2012.

North Carolina's 9th Congressional District is located in the southern portion of the state and includes Gaston, Mecklenburg and Union counties.[5]

Candidates

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May 6, 2014, primary results

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District history

2012

The 9th congressional district of North Carolina held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012, in which Robert Pittenger (R) won. He defeated Jennifer Roberts (D) and Curtis Campbell (L) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, North Carolina District 9 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Jennifer Roberts 45.7% 171,503
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRobert Pittenger 51.8% 194,537
     Libertarian Curtis Campbell 2.6% 9,650
Total Votes 375,690
Source: North Carolina State Board of Elections "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010

On November 2, 2010, Sue Wilkins Myrick was re-elected to the United States House for a ninth term. She defeated Jeff Doctor (D).[9]

U.S. House, North Carolina Congressional District 9 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSue Wilkins Myrick Incumbent 69% 158,790
     Democratic Jeff Doctor 31% 71,450
Total Votes 230,240

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