Texas' 22nd Congressional District elections, 2014

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2012

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Texas' 22nd Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
March 4, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Pete Olson Republican Party
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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 22nd 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 Pete Olson (R), who was first elected in 2008.

Texas' 22nd Congressional District is located in the eastern portion of the state and includes part of Ford Bend and Brazoria counties.[5]

Candidates

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 Pete Olson
Democratic Party Frank Briscoe
Libertarian Party Rob Lapham


March 4, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Libertarian Party Libertarian Convention

District history

2012

The 22nd congressional district of Texas held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012, in which incumbent Pete Olson (R) won re-election. He defeated Kesha Rogers (D), Steve Susman (L) and Don Cook (G) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Texas District 22 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngPete Olson Incumbent 64% 160,668
     Democratic Kesha Rogers 32% 80,203
     Libertarian Steven Susman 2.4% 5,986
     Green Don Cook 1.6% 4,054
Total Votes 250,911
Source: Texas Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010

On November 2, 2010, Pete Olson won re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives, defeating Kesha Rogers (D), Steven Susman (L), and Johnny Williams (Write-in).[7]

U.S. House of Representatives General Election, Texas, Congressional District 22, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngPete Olson Incumbent 67.5% 140,537
     Democratic Kesha Rogers 29.8% 62,082
     Libertarian Steven Susman 2.7% 5,538
     Write-in Johnny Williams 0% 66
Total Votes 208,223

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