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2014 U.S. House Elections in Minnesota

Primary Date
August 12, 2014

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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 2014 U.S. House of Representatives elections in Minnesota will take place on November 4, 2014. Voters will elect eight candidates to serve in the U.S. House, one from each of the state's eight congressional districts.

Minnesota is one of 14 states that uses an open primary system, in which registered voters do not have to be members of a party to vote in that party's primary.[1][2][3]

Partisan breakdown

Heading into the November 4 election, the Democratic Party holds five of the eight congressional seats from Minnesota.

Members of the U.S. House from Minnesota -- Partisan Breakdown
Party As of July 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 5 Pending
     Republican Party 3 Pending
Total 8 8

Incumbents

Heading into the 2014 election, the incumbents for the eight congressional districts are:

Name Party District
Tim Walz Electiondot.png Democratic 1
John Kline Ends.png Republican 2
Erik Paulsen Ends.png Republican 3
Betty McCollum Electiondot.png Democratic 4
Keith Ellison Electiondot.png Democratic 5
Michele Bachmann Ends.png Republican 6
Collin Peterson Electiondot.png Democratic 7
Rick Nolan Electiondot.png Democratic 8

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.

1st Congressional District

Withdrew from race


2nd Congressional District

Withdrew from race


3rd Congressional District


4th Congressional District


5th Congressional District

Failed to file


6th Congressional District

Withdrew from race

Failed to file


7th Congressional District


8th Congressional District

Failed to file


See also

External links

References

  1. National Conference of State Legislatures Website, "State Primary Election Types," accessed January 6, 2014
  2. Fair Vote, "Congressional and Presidential Primaries: Open, Closed, Semi-Closed, and 'Top Two,'" accessed January 6, 2014
  3. Ballotpedia research conducted December 26, 2013 through January 3, 2014 researching and analyzing various state websites and codes.
  4. Minnesota Secretary of State, "2014 State General Election Candidate Filings," accessed June 11, 2014
  5. The State.com, "Political newcomer joins GOP 1st District race," accessed August 19, 2013
  6. 6.0 6.1 NU Journal, "Hagedorn to announce run for 1st District today," accessed September 4, 2013
  7. 7.0 7.1 Star Tribune, "GOP delegates select businessman Miller to oppose Rep. Tim Walz after 2 challengers step aside," accessed April 8, 2014
  8. 8.00 8.01 8.02 8.03 8.04 8.05 8.06 8.07 8.08 8.09 8.10 8.11 8.12 8.13 8.14 8.15 8.16 8.17 8.18 8.19 8.20 8.21 Minnesota Secretary of State, "2014 State General Election Candidate Filings," accessed June 11, 2014
  9. Mike Obermueller "Campaign website," accessed July 17, 2013
  10. Huffington Post, "Paula Overby, Minnesota Transgender Woman, Will Run For Congress," accessed August 15, 2013
  11. 11.0 11.1 Post Bulletin "Kline boasts $1.1 million campaign war chest," accessed July 17, 2013
  12. CaringBridge Founder Will Challenge Kline in 2014 Congressional Race April 15, 2013
  13. Campaign website "About" accessed June 10, 2013
  14. Rollcall.com "Second Republican Announces Bid for Bachmann Seat" accessed June 14, 2013
  15. Campaign website, "About", accessed November 11, 2013
  16. Inform.com "Krinkie joins 6th District GOP House race in Minnesota," accessed July 20, 2013
  17. Atlanta Journal Constitution, "Running for Congress, in Georgia and three other states – at the same time," accessed November 12, 2013
  18. Politico "Green activist Judy Adams to run for Bachmann seat" accessed June 14, 2013
  19. Politico, "Democrat Collin Peterson to run again in Minnesota," accessed March 17, 2014
  20. Roll Call, "Republican Will Challenge Peterson in Minnesota", accessed December 5, 2013
  21. Minnesota Public Radio "Stewart Mills to run for 8th Dist. seat," accessed July 17, 2013