Texas' 3rd Congressional District elections, 2014

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Texas' 3rd Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
March 4, 2014

November 4 Election Winner:
Sam Johnson Republican Party
Incumbent prior to election:
Sam Johnson 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 3rd 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 Sam Johnson (R), who was first elected in 1990.

Texas' 3rd Congressional District is located in the northeastern portion of the state and includes part of Collin county.[5]

Candidates

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Republican Party Sam Johnson Green check mark transparent.png
Green Party Paul Blair


March 4, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Green Party Green Party Convention

District history

2012

The 3rd congressional district of Texas held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012 in which incumbent Sam Johnson (R) won re-election in an unopposed race.[7]

U.S. House, Texas District 3 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSam Johnson Incumbent 100% 187,180
Total Votes 187,180
Source: Texas Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010

On November 2, 2010, Johnson won re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives, defeating John Lingenfelder (D), Christopher J. Claytor (L), and Harry Pierce (Write-in).[8]

U.S. House of Representatives General Election, Texas, Congressional District 3, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic John Lingenfelder 31.3% 47,848
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSam Johnson Incumbent 66.3% 101,180
     Libertarian Christopher J. Claytor 2.4% 3,602
     N/A Harry Pierce 0% 22
Total Votes 152,652

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