Pennsylvania's 15th Congressional District elections, 2014

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Pennsylvania's 15th Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
May 20, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Charles W. Dent Republican Party
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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 15th 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, in which the selection of a party's candidates in an election is limited to registered party members.[1][2][3]

Heading into the election the incumbent is Charles W. Dent (R), who was first elected in 2004.

Pennsylvania's 15th Congressional District is located in the eastern region of Pennsylvania and includes Norhampton, Lehigh, Berks, Lebanon and Dauphin counties.[4]

Candidates

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May 20, 2014, primary results
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District history

2012

The 15th congressional district of Pennsylvania held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Charlie Dent won re-election in the district.[6]

U.S. House, Pennsylvania District 15 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Rick Daugherty 43.2% 128,764
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngCharlie Dent Incumbent 56.8% 168,960
Total Votes 297,724
Source: Pennsylvania Department of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010

On November 2, 2010, Dent won re-election to the United States House of Representatives. He defeated John Callahan and Jake Towne in the general election.[7]

U.S. House of Representatives, Pennsylvania Congressional District 15 Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngCharlie Dent Incumbent 53.5% 109,534
     Democratic John Callahan 39% 79,766
     Independent Jake Towne 7.5% 15,248
Total Votes 204,548

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