Texas' 36th Congressional District elections, 2014

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2012

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Texas' 36th Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
March 4, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Steve Stockman Republican Party
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Texas U.S. House Elections
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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 36th 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.[1][2]

Heading into the election the incumbent is Steve Stockman (R), who was first elected in 2012.

Texas' 36th Congressional District is located in the far eastern portion of the state and includes Newton, Jasper, Orange, Tyler, Polk, Liberty, Chambers and Harris counties.[3]

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 Michael Cole
Republican Party Brian Babin
Libertarian Party Rodney Veach
Green Party Hal Ridley Jr.


May 27, 2014, Republican primary runoff candidates

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

The 36th congressional district of Texas held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012, in which Steve Stockman (R) won election. He defeated Steve Stockman (D) and Michael Cole (L) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Texas District 36 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSteve Stockman 70.7% 165,405
     Democratic Max Martin 26.6% 62,143
     Libertarian Michael K. Cole 2.7% 6,284
Total Votes 233,832
Source: Texas Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

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