Pennsylvania's 2nd Congressional District elections, 2014

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Pennsylvania's 2nd Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
May 20, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Chaka Fattah Democratic Party
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Race Ratings
Cook Political Report: Solid Democratic[1]

Sabato's Crystal Ball: Safe D[2]


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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 2nd 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.[3][4][5]

Heading into the election the incumbent is Chaka Fattah (D), who was first elected in 1994.

Pennsylvania's 2nd Congressional District is located in the southeast region of Pennsylvania and includes most of the city of Philadelphia.[6]

Candidates

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May 20, 2014, primary results

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Republican Party Republican Primary

District history

2012

The 2nd congressional district of Pennsylvania held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Chaka Fattah won re-election in the district.[8]

U.S. House, Pennsylvania District 2 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngChaka Fattah Incumbent 89.3% 318,176
     Republican Robert Mansfield 9.4% 33,381
     Independent James Foster 1.4% 4,829
Total Votes 356,386
Source: Pennsylvania Department of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010

On November 2, 2010, Fattah won re-election to the United States House of Representatives. He defeated Rick Hellberg in the general election.[9]

U.S. House of Representatives, Pennsylvania Congressional District 2 Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngChaka Fattah Incumbent 89.3% 182,800
     Republican Rick Hellberg 10.7% 21,907
Total Votes 204,707

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