United States House of Representatives elections in Montana, 2014
November 4, 2014
June 3, 2014
Cook Political Report: Likely R
The incumbent heading into the election is Steve Daines (R), who was first elected in 2012.
In the 2012 election Steve Daines secured election by a 10.5% margin of victory. The district has been evaluated as leaning republican, receiving a Partisan Voter Index of from the Cook Political Report. In 2012, the incumbent, Denny Rehberg chose not to run for re-election so that he could compete for the senate seat up for election. As a result Steve Daines and Kim Gillian ran against each for the open seat. The district was listed in the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee's "Red to Blue List," which identifies districts that the organization has specifically targeted to flip from Republican to Democratic control. Steven Daines was able to outspend his opponent, Kim Gillian, spending $2,021,596, which is close to twice the $991,016 she did.
Heading into the November 4 election, the Republican Party holds the one congressional seat from Montana.
|Members of the U.S. House from Montana -- Partisan Breakdown|
|Party||As of September 2014||After the 2014 Election|
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June 3, 2014, primary results
Declined to run
|U.S. House, Montana, At-Large District General Election, 2012|
|Source: Montana Secretary of State "2012 Election Center"|
|United States House, Montana General Election, 2010|
|Republican||Denny Rehberg Incumbent||60.4%||217,696|
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