Texas' 30th Congressional District elections, 2014

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Texas' 30th Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
March 4, 2014

November 4 Election Winner:
Eddie Bernice Johnson Democratic Party
Incumbent prior to election:
Eddie Bernice Johnson Democratic Party
Eddie Bernice Johnson.jpg

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 30th 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 Eddie Bernice Johnson (D), who was first elected in 1992.

Texas' 30th Congressional District is located in the northern portion of the state and includes part of Dallas county.[5]


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Democratic Party Eddie Bernice Johnson Green check mark transparent.png
Libertarian Party Max Koch, III
Independent Eric LeMonte Williams

March 4, 2014, primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Libertarian Party Libertarian Convention

Independent Independent candidates

District history


The 30th congressional district of Texas held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012, in which incumbent Eddie Bernice Johnson (D) won re-election. She defeated Travis Johnson (R) and Ed Rankin (L) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Texas District 30 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngEddie Bernice Johnson Incumbent 78.8% 171,059
     Republican Travis Washington, Jr. 19% 41,222
     Libertarian Ed Rankin 2.2% 4,733
Total Votes 217,014
Source: Texas Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"


On November 2, 2010, Eddie Bernice Johnson (D) won re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives, defeating Stephen E. Broden (R) and J.B. Oswalt (L).[7]

U.S. House of Representatives General Election, Texas, Congressional District 30, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngEddie Bernice Johnson Incumbent 75.7% 86,322
     Republican Stephen E. Broden 21.6% 24,668
     Libertarian J.B. Oswalt 2.6% 2,988
Total Votes 113,978

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