United States House of Representatives elections in Wyoming, 2014

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2012

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Wyoming's At-Large Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
August 19, 2014

District historyCandidates

November 4 Election Winner:
Cynthia Lummis Republican Party
Incumbent prior to election:
Cynthia Lummis Republican Party
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Race Ratings
Cook Political Report: Solid Republican[1]

Sabato's Crystal Ball: Safe R[2]


Wyoming U.S. House Elections
At-Large District

2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 2014 U.S. House of Representatives elections in Wyoming will take place on November 4, 2014. Voters will elect one candidate to serve in the U.S. House from the state's At-Large Congressional District.

Wyoming is one of 12 states to use a strictly closed primary process, in which the selection of a party's candidates in an election is limited to registered party members.[3][4][5]

The incumbent heading into the election is Cynthia Lummis (R), who was first elected in 2008.

Wyoming has a single At-Large Congressional District, which is made up of the entire state.

Partisan breakdown

Heading into the November 4 election, the Republican Party holds the one congressional seat from Wyoming.

Members of the U.S. House from Wyoming -- Partisan Breakdown
Party As of November 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 0 0
     Republican Party 1 1
Total 1 1

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.

General election candidates

August 19, 2014, primary results

Campaign contributions

Cynthia Lummis

Candidates for Congress were required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Lummis' reports.[11]

Cynthia Lummis (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[12]April 14, 2013$124,142.22$5,531.64$(50,538.24)$79,135.62
July Quarterly[13]July 15, 2013$78,635.62$36,190$(18,434.32)$96,391.30
October Quarterly[14]October 14, 2013$96,391.30$78,761$(29,115.86)$146,036.44
Year-end[15]January 31, 2014$146,036$53,885$(13,837)$186,083
April Quarterly[16]April 13, 2014$186,083.67$42,320$(19,845.12)$208,558.55
July Quarterly[17]July 18, 2014$208,558.55$517.17$(39,452.11)$220,823.44
October Quarterly[18]October 3, 2014$240,606.68$848.65$(39,056.13)$286,415.55
Running totals
$218,053.46$(210,278.78)

District history

2012

On November 6, 2012, Cynthia Lummis (R) won re-election to the United States House. She defeated Chris Henrichsen (D), Richard Brubaker (L), Daniel Clyde Cummings, and Don Willis in the general election.

U.S. House, Wyoming At-Large District General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngCynthia Lummis Incumbent 69% 166,452
     Democratic Chris Henrichsen 23.9% 57,573
     Libertarian Richard Brubaker 3.5% 8,442
     Constitution Daniel Clyde Cummings 2.1% 4,963
     Country Don Willis 1.6% 3,775
Total Votes 241,205
Source: Wyoming Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010

On November 2, 2010, Cynthia Lummis won re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives, defeating David Wendt (D), John V. Love (L), and a write-in.[19]

U.S. House of Representatives General Election, Wyoming, At-large Congressional District, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngCynthia M. Lummis Incumbent 70.4% 131,661
     Democratic David Wendt 24.5% 45,768
     Libertarian John V. Love 4.9% 9,253
     Write-in Unnamed 0.2% 287
Total Votes 186,969

See also

References

  1. Cook Political Report, "2014 HOUSE RACE RATINGS FOR AUGUST 8, 2014," accessed August 14, 2014
  2. Sabato's Crystal Ball, "2014 House Races," accessed August 14, 2014
  3. National Conference of State Legislatures Website, "State Primary Election Types," accessed January 6, 2014
  4. Fair Vote, "Congressional and Presidential Primaries: Open, Closed, Semi-Closed, and 'Top Two,'" accessed January 6, 2014
  5. Ballotpedia research conducted December 26, 2013, through January 3, 2014, researching and analyzing various state websites and codes.
  6. Associated Press, "Wyoming - Summary Vote Results," accessed August 19, 2014
  7. Wyoming Secretary of State, "2014 Primary Candidate Roster," accessed July 21, 2014
  8. Facebook, "Richard Brubaker," accessed July 21, 2014
  9. Wyoming Secretary of State, 2014 General Candidate Roster," accessed September 3, 2014
  10. Facebook, "Senteney for Congress, accessed October 22, 2013
  11. Federal Election Commission, "Lummis 2014 Summary reports," accessed July 25, 2013
  12. Federal Election Commission, "April Quarterly," accessed July 25, 2013
  13. Federal Election Commission, "July Quarterly," accessed July 25, 2013
  14. Federal Election Commission, "October Quarterly," accessed October 30, 2013
  15. Federal Election Commission, Year End Report," accessed February 19, 2014
  16. Federal Election Commission, "April Quarterly," accessed April 17, 2014
  17. Federal Election Commission, "July Quarterly," accessed October 24, 2014
  18. Federal Election Commission, "October Quarterly," accessed October 24, 2014
  19. U.S. Congress House Clerk "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010"