Pennsylvania's 14th Congressional District elections, 2014

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Pennsylvania's 14th Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
May 20, 2014

November 4 Election Winner:
Michael F. Doyle Democratic Party
Incumbent prior to election:
Michael F. Doyle Democratic Party
Michael Doyle.jpg

Race Ratings
Cook Political Report: Solid Democratic[1]

Sabato's Crystal Ball: Safe D[2]

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The 14th congressional district of Pennsylvania will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

Pennsylvania is one of 12 states to use a strictly closed primary process. Voters are required to register with a political party to vote in the primary election.[3][4][5]

Heading into the election the incumbent is Michael F. Doyle (D), who was first elected in 1994.

Pennsylvania's 14th Congressional District is located in the southwest region of Pennsylvania and includes the entire city of Pittsburgh. It also includes portions of Allgheny county.[6]


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May 20, 2014, primary results
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District history


The 14th congressional district of Pennsylvania held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Michael F. Doyle won re-election in the district.[8]

U.S. House, Pennsylvania District 14 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMichael F. Doyle Incumbent 76.9% 251,932
     Republican Hans Lessmann 23.1% 75,702
Total Votes 327,634
Source: Pennsylvania Department of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"


On November 2, 2010, Doyle won re-election to the United States House of Representatives. He defeated Melissa Haluszczak and Ed Bortzl in the general election.[9]

U.S. House of Representatives, Pennsylvania Congressional District 14 Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Melissa Haluszczak 28.2% 49,997
     Democrat Green check mark transparent.pngMichael F. Doyle Incumbent 68.8% 122,073
     Green Ed Bortz 3% 5,400
Total Votes 177,470

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