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Oregon's 4th Congressional District elections, 2014

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Oregon's 4th Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
May 20, 2014

November 4 Election Winner:
Peter DeFazio Democratic Party
Incumbent prior to election:
Peter DeFazio Democratic Party
Peter Defazio.jpeg

Race Ratings
Cook Political Report: Solid Democratic[1]

Sabato's Crystal Ball: Safe D[2]

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

Oregon is one of 12 states to use a strictly closed primary process, in which the selection of a party's candidates in an election is limited to registered party members.[3][4][5]

Heading into the election the incumbent is Peter DeFazio (D), who was first elected in 1986.

Oregon's 4th Congressional District is located in the southwest portion of the state and includes Linn, Benton, Lane, Coos, Douglas, Josephine and Curry counties.[6]


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May 20, 2014, primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Republican Party Republican Primary

District history


On November 6, 2012, incumbent Peter DeFazio won re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives.[11]

U.S. House, Oregon District 4 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngPeter DeFazio Incumbent 59.1% 212,866
     Republican Art Robinson 39% 140,549
     Libertarian Chuck Huntting 1.7% 6,205
     Write-In N/A 0.1% 468
Total Votes 360,088
Source: Oregon Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"


On November 2, 2010, DeFazio won re-election to the United States House of Representatives. He defeated Art Robinson in the general election.[12]

U.S. House of Representatives, Oregon Congressional District 4 Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngPeter DeFazio Incumbent 55.6% 162,416
     Republican Art Robinson 44.4% 129,877
Total Votes 292,293

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