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Texas' 29th Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
March 4, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Gene Green Democratic Party
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Race Ratings
Cook Political Report: Solid D[1]

Sabato's Crystal Ball: Safe D[2]


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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 29th 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 Gene Green (D), who was first elected in 1992.

Texas' 29th Congressional District is located in the eastern portion of the state and includes part of Harris county.[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

Democratic Party Gene Green
Libertarian Party James Stanczak


March 4, 2014, primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Libertarian Party Libertarian Convention

District history

2012

The 29th congressional district of Texas held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012, in which incumbent Gene Green won re-election. He defeated James Stanczak (L) and Maria Selva (G) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Texas District 29 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngGene Green Incumbent 90% 86,053
     Libertarian James Stanczak 5.2% 4,996
     Green Maria Selva 4.8% 4,562
Total Votes 95,611
Source: Texas Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010

On November 2, 2010, Gene Green (D) won re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives, defeating Roy Morales (R) and Brad Walters (L).[7]

U.S. House of Representatives General Election, Texas, Congressional District 12, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngGene Green Incumbent 64.6% 43,257
     Republican Roy Morales 34.1% 22,825
     Libertarian Brad Walters 1.3% 866
Total Votes 66,948

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