Oklahoma's 5th Congressional District elections, 2014

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Oklahoma's 5th Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
June 24, 2014

November 4 Election Winner:
Steve Russell Republican Party
Incumbent prior to election:
James Lankford Republican Party
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Race Ratings
Cook Political Report: Solid Republican[1]

Sabato's Crystal Ball: Safe R[2]


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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 5th congressional district of Oklahoma will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

Oklahoma is one of 21 states with a mixed primary system. Parties decide who may vote, so an unaffiliated voter must be authorized by a party in order to vote in the primary.[3]

Heading into the election the incumbent is James Lankford (R), who was first elected in 2010.

Oklahoma's 5th Congressional District is located in the central portion of the state and includes Oklahoma, Pottawatomie and Seminole counties.[4]

Candidates

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August 26, 2014, Republican runoff primary

Note: No candidate secured more than 50 percent of the vote in the June 24, 2014, primary election. A runoff primary election was held between the top two candidates.[6]


August 26, 2014, Democratic runoff primary

Note: No candidate secured more than 50 percent of the vote in the June 24, 2014, primary election. A runoff primary election was held between the top two candidates.[6]


June 24, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

District history

2012

The 5th congressional district of Oklahoma held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent James Lankford won re-election in the district.[12]

U.S. House, Oklahoma District 5 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Tom Guild 37.3% 97,504
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJames Lankford Incumbent 58.7% 153,603
     Independent Pat Martin 2.1% 5,394
     Libertarian Robert T. Murphy 2% 5,176
Total Votes 261,677
Source: Oklahoma Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010

On November 2, 2010, Lankford won election to the United States House of Representatives. He defeated Billy Coyle, Clark Duffe, and Dave White in the general election.[13]

U.S. House of Representatives, Oklahoma Congressional District 5 Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJames Lankford 62.5% 123,236
     Democratic Billy Coyle 34.5% 68,074
     Independent Clark Duffe 1.6% 3,067
     Independent Dave White 1.4% 2,728
Total Votes 197,105

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