United States Senate elections in Alabama, 2014

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2014 U.S. Senate Elections in Alabama

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
June 3, 2014

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

Sabato's Crystal Ball: Safe R[2]

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2014 U.S. House Elections

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Voters in Alabama will elect one member to the U.S. Senate in the November 4, 2014 elections.

Alabama 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.[3][4][5]

The election will fill the Senate seat currently held by Jeff Sessions (R). Sessions was first elected in 1996.


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Election history


On November 2, 2010, Richard Shelby won re-election to the United States Senate. He defeated William Barnes (D) in the general election.[6]

U.S. Senate, Alabama General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRichard Shelby Incumbent 65.3% 968,181
     Democratic William Barnes 34.7% 515,619
Total Votes 1,483,800


On November 4, 2008, Jeff Sessions won re-election to the United States Senate. He defeated Vivian Davis Figures (D) in the general election.[7]

U.S. Senate, Alabama General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJeff Sessions Incumbent 63.4% 1,305,383
     Democratic Vivian Davis Figures 36.6% 752,391
Total Votes 2,057,774

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