Pennsylvania's 3rd Congressional District elections, 2014

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Pennsylvania's 3rd Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
May 20, 2014

November 4 Election Winner:
Mike Kelly Republican Party
Incumbent prior to election:
Mike Kelly Republican Party
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Race Ratings
Cook Political Report: Solid Republican[1]

Sabato's Crystal Ball: Safe R[2]

Pennsylvania U.S. House Elections
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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 3rd 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 Mike Kelly (R), who was first elected in 2010.

Pennsylvania's 3rd Congressional District is located in the northwest region of Pennsylvania and includes Erie, Crawford, Mercer, Lawrence, Butler, Armstrong and Clarion counties.[6]


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May 20, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Withdrew from race

District history


The 3rd congressional district of Pennsylvania held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Mike Kelly won re-election in the district.[9]

U.S. House, Pennsylvania District 3 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Missa Eaton 41% 123,933
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMike Kelly Incumbent 54.8% 165,826
     Independent Steven Porter 4.2% 12,755
Total Votes 302,514
Source: Pennsylvania Department of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"


On November 2, 2010, Kelly won election to the United States House of Representatives. He defeated Kathleen A. Dahlkemper in the general election.[10]

U.S. House of Representatives, Pennsylvania Congressional District 3 Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMike Kelly 55.7% 111,909
     Democratic Kathleen A. Dahlkemper Incumbent 44.3% 88,924
Total Votes 200,833

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