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Revision as of 13:31, 17 December 2013


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2014 U.S. House Elections in Wisconsin

Primary Date
August 12, 2014

Partisan breakdownCandidates

Wisconsin District Pages
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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 2014 U.S. House of Representatives elections in Wisconsin 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.

Wisconsin 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 Republican Party holds five of the eight congressional seats from Wisconsin.

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

Incumbents

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

Name Party District
Paul Ryan Ends.png Republican 1
Mark Pocan Electiondot.png Democratic 2
Ron Kind Electiondot.png Democratic 3
Gwen Moore Electiondot.png Democratic 4
Jim Sensenbrenner Ends.png Republican 5
Tom Petri Ends.png Republican 6
Sean Duffy Ends.png Republican 7
Reid Ribble Ends.png Republican 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

General election candidates


August 12, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Failed to file

2nd Congressional District

General election candidates

3rd Congressional District

General election candidates

Republican Party August 12, 2014, Republican Primary

Withdrew from race

4th Congressional District

General election candidates


August 12, 2014, primary results

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Republican Party Republican Primary

5th Congressional District

General election candidates

6th Congressional District

General election candidates

Republican Party August 12, 2014, Republican Primary

Failed to file

Declined to run

7th Congressional District

General election candidates


August 12, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

Failed to file

  • Independent Ken Driessen - Independent Populist Party[4][11]

8th Congressional District

General election candidates

See also

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. 4.00 4.01 4.02 4.03 4.04 4.05 4.06 4.07 4.08 4.09 4.10 4.11 4.12 4.13 4.14 4.15 4.16 4.17 4.18 Wisconsin Government Accountability Board, "Candidates Registered by Office," accessed June 3, 2014 (dead link)
  5. Wisconsin Government Accountability Board, "CERTIFICATE OF NOMINATION FOR GENERAL ELECTION: Independent candidates," accessed July 21, 2014
  6. 'Wisconsin Government Accountability Board, "Registered Write‐in Candidates for November 2014," accessed September 10, 2014
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 7.4 7.5 7.6 7.7 Associated Press, "Wisconsin - Summary Vote Results," accessed August 12, 2014
  8. Government Accountability Board, "Candidates Registered by Office," accessed April 16, 2014 (dead link)
  9. Wisconsin State Journal, "Son of slain Sikh temple president to challenge Paul Ryan," accessed October 14, 2013
  10. Beloit Daily News, "Zerban takes another run at Paul Ryan", accessed October 25, 2013
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 11.3 11.4 11.5 11.6 Wisconsin Government Accountability Board, "Candidates Registered by Office," accessed June 13, 2014
  12. Wisconsin Government Accountability Board, "Candidates Registered by Office," accessed June 3, 2014
  13. KenVanDoren.com, "Home," accessed August 19, 2014
  14. WXOW.com, "Ken Van Doren announces bid for Third Congressional District seat," accessed January 13, 2014
  15. 15.0 15.1 WEAU TV, "Two Republicans announce candidacy for Congress," accessed April 9, 2014
  16. WiscNews, "Kurtz challenges Kind for Congress," accessed April 19, 2014
  17. Stevens Point Journal, "Two Republicans line up to face Rep. Ron Kind," accessed March 20, 2014
  18. Reedsburg Times Press, "Anderson runs for 3rd District," accessed March 24, 2014
  19. NBC 15, "Wisconsin congressional candidate leaves race," accessed April 29, 2014
  20. Dan Sebring for Congress, "Home," accessed February 17, 2014
  21. Sheboygan Press, "Leibham won't seek recount in 6th District," accessed August 25, 2014
  22. 22.0 22.1 22.2 22.3 22.4 Wisconsin Election Watch, "Scott Fitzgerald Will Not Run for 6th Congressional District Seat," accessed April 16, 2014
  23. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "State Sen. Glenn Grothman plans to challenge U.S. Rep. Tom Petri," accessed April 3, 2014
  24. Wisconsin State Journal, "State Rep. Duey Stroebel to make run for Petri seat in Congress," accessed April 12, 2014
  25. Madison.com, "2nd Democrat joins race for Wis. 6th District seat," accessed May 5, 2014 (dead link)
  26. Roll Call, "Republicans Prepare for Primary Fight in Wisconsin House Race," accessed April 18, 2014
  27. WISN, "Fitzgerald not running for Petri's congressional seat," accessed April 19, 2014
  28. Wisconsin Election Watch, "Manitowoc Mayor Justin Nickels Declines Bid for Higher Office," accessed June 13, 2014
  29. Federal Election Commission, "Statement of Candidacy," accessed February 24, 2014
  30. Wisconsin Government Accountability Board, "Registered Write‐in Candidates for August 12, 2014 Partisan Primary," accessed July 22, 2014 (dead link)
  31. 'Wisconsin Government Accountability Board, "Registered Write‐in Candidates for November 2014," accessed September 10, 2014
  32. Roll Call, "Democratic Official Challenges Sean Duffy in Wisconsin", accessed December 9, 2013
  33. Wisconsin Government Accountability Board, "Candidates Registered by Office," accessed June 3, 2014