West Virginia's 1st Congressional District elections, 2014
November 4, 2014
May 13, 2014
Cook Political Report: Solid Republican
Sabato's Crystal Ball: Safe R
West Virginia is one of 21 states with a mixed primary system. Parties decide who may vote. Both parties allow unaffiliated voters to vote in their primaries.
Heading into the election the incumbent is David McKinley (R), who was first elected in 2010.
West Virginia's 1st Congressional District is located in the northern portion of the state and includes Hancock, Brooke, Ohio, Marshall, Wetzel, Wood, Pleasant, Tyler, Doddridge, Gilmer, Ritchie, Marion, Preston, Tucker, Mineeral, Grant and Monogalla counties.
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
- David McKinley - Incumbent
- Glen Gainer - West Virginia State Auditor
- Chuck Wood - Write-in candidate
May 13, 2014, primary results
|U.S. House, West Virginia District 1 General Election, 2012|
|Republican||David McKinley Incumbent||62.3%||121,395|
|Source: West Virginia Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"|
On November 2, 2010, David McKinley won election to the U.S. House of Representatives, defeating Mike Oliverio (D).
|U.S. House of Representatives General Election, West Virginia, Congressional District 1, 2010|
|Republican||David B. McKinley||50.4%||90,660|
- United States House of Representatives elections in West Virginia, 2014
- United States House of Representatives elections, 2014
- Cook Political Report, "2014 HOUSE RACE RATINGS FOR AUGUST 8, 2014," accessed August 21, 2014
- Sabato's Crystal Ball, "2014 House Races," accessed August 21, 2014
- Fair Vote, "Congressional and Presidential Primaries: Open, Closed, Semi-Closed, and 'Top Two,'" accessed January 6, 2014
- West Virginia Redistricting Map "Map" accessed July 24, 2012
- Write-inChuckWood.com, "Welcome," accessed October 15, 2014
- West Virginia Secretary of State, "Candidate Listing By Office," accessed January 27, 2014
- U.S. Congress House Clerk "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010"