Texas' 2nd Congressional District elections, 2014

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2012

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Texas' 2nd Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
March 4, 2014

November 4 Election Winner:
Ted Poe Republican Party
Incumbent prior to election:
Ted Poe 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 2nd 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 Ted Poe (R), who was first elected in 2004.

Texas' 2nd Congressional District is located in the southeastern 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

Republican Party Ted Poe Green check mark transparent.png
Democratic Party Niko Letsos
Libertarian Party James Veasaw
Green Party Mark Roberts


March 4, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Libertarian Party Libertarian Convention

Green Party Green Party Convention

District history

2012

See also: Texas' 2nd congressional district elections, 2012

The 2nd congressional district of Texas held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012 in which incumbent Ted Poe (R) won re-election. He defeated Jim Dougherty (D), Kenneth Duncan (L) and Mark Roberts (G) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Texas District 2 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTed Poe Incumbent 64.8% 159,664
     Democratic Jim Dougherty 32.7% 80,512
     Libertarian Kenneth Duncan 1.7% 4,140
     Green Mark A. Roberts 0.8% 2,012
Total Votes 246,328
Source: Texas Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010

On November 2, 2010, Ted Poe won re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives, defeating David W. Smith (L).[7]

U.S. House of Representatives General Election, Texas, Congressional District 2, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTed Poe Incumbent 88.6% 130,020
     Libertarian David W. Smith 11.4% 16,711
Total Votes 146,731

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