Texas' 10th Congressional District elections, 2014

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Texas' 10th Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
March 4, 2014

November 4 Election Winner:
Michael McCaul Republican Party
Incumbent prior to election:
Michael McCaul Republican Party
Michael McCaul.jpg

Race Ratings
Cook Political Report: Solid R[1]

Sabato's Crystal Ball: Safe R[2]

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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 10th congressional district of Texas will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

Texas is one of 21 states with a mixed primary system. Voters do not have to register with a party. At the primary, they may choose which party primary ballot to vote on, but in order to vote they must sign a pledge declaring they will not vote in another party's primary or convention that year.[3][4]

Heading into the election the incumbent is Michael McCaul (R), who was first elected in 2004.

Texas' 10th Congressional District is located in the eastern portion of the state and includes Harris, Waller, Washington, Austin, Colorado, Fayette, Lee, Bastrop and Travis counties.[5]


Note: Prior to the signature filing deadline, candidates will be added when Ballotpedia writers come across declared candidates. If you see a name of a candidate who is missing, please email us and we will add that name. As the election draws closer, more information will be added to this page.General election candidates

Republican Party Michael McCaul Green check mark transparent.png
Democratic Party Tawana Walter-Cadien
Libertarian Party Bill Kelsey

March 4, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Libertarian Party Libertarian Convention

District history


The 10th congressional district of Texas held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012 in which incumbent Michael McCaul (R) won re-election. He defeated Tawana Cadien (D) and Richard Priest (L) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Texas District 10 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMichael McCaul Incumbent 60.5% 159,783
     Democratic Tawana W. Cadien 36.3% 95,710
     Libertarian Richard Priest 3.2% 8,526
Total Votes 264,019
Source: Texas Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"


On November 2, 2010, Michael McCaul won re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives, defeating Ted Ankrum (D) and Jeremiah "J.P" Perkins (L).[7]

U.S. House of Representatives General Election, Texas, Congressional District 10, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMichael McCaul Incumbent 64.7% 144,980
     Democratic Ted Ankrum 33% 74,086
     Libertarian Jeremiah "J.P." Perkins 2.3% 5,105
Total Votes 224,171

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