Texas' 9th Congressional District elections, 2014

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Texas' 9th Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
March 4, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Al 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 9th 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 Al Green (D), who was first elected in 2004.

Texas' 9th Congressional District is located in the eastern portion of the state and includes part of Harris and Fort Bend counties.[5]

Candidates

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Democratic Party Al Green
Libertarian Party Johnny Johnson


March 4, 2014, primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Libertarian Party Libertarian Convention

District history

2012

The 9th congressional district of Texas held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012 in which incumbent Al Green (D) won re-election. He defeated Steve Mueller (R), John Wieder (L) and Vanessa Foster (G) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Texas District 9 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngAl Green Incumbent 78.5% 144,075
     Republican Steve Mueller 19.7% 36,139
     Green Vanessa Foster 0.9% 1,743
     Libertarian John Wieder 0.9% 1,609
Total Votes 183,566
Source: Texas Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010

On November 2, 2010, Al Green won re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives, defeating Steve Mueller (R) and Michael W. Hope (L).[7]

U.S. House of Representatives General Election, Texas, Congressional District 9, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngAl Green Incumbent 75.7% 80,107
     Republican Steve Mueller 22.9% 24,201
     Libertarian Michael W. Hope 1.4% 1,459
Total Votes 105,767

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