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Revision as of 17:25, 5 March 2014

2012

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Wisconsin's 1st Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
August 12, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Paul Ryan Republican Party
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Race Ratings
Cook Political Report: Solid Republican[1]

Sabato's Crystal Ball: Safe R[2]


Wisconsin U.S. House Elections
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2014 U.S. Senate Elections

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The 1st Congressional District of Wisconsin will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.
Candidate Filing Deadline Primary Election General Election
June 2, 2014
August 12, 2014
November 4, 2014

Primary: 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.[3][4][5]

Voter registration: {{Greener2 | start=10/15/2014 10:00am CST | before= To vote in the primary, voters can either register in person on election day, or needed to register by July 23, 2014 by mail. For the general election, the voter registration deadline is October 15, 2014 (up to 20 days before election).Cite error: Closing </ref> missing for <ref> tag

See also: Wisconsin elections, 2014

Incumbent: Heading into the election the incumbent is Paul Ryan (R), who was first elected in 1998.

Wisconsin's 1st Congressional District encompasses Rock, Walworth, Waukesha, Milwaukee, Racine and Kenosha counties.[6]

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 12, 2014, primary results

Republican Party Republican Primary

Democratic Party Democratic Primary

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Campaign contributions

Paul Ryan

Candidates for Congress are required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Ryan's reports.[15]

Paul Ryan (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[16]April 8, 2013$1,363,328.25$606,616.49$(414,968.43)$1,554,976.31
July Quarterly[17]July 8, 2013$1,554,976.31$1,106,812.48$(474,978.85)$2,186,809.94
October Quarterly[18]October 11, 2013$2,186,809.94$1,173,587.18$(750,483.14)$2,609,913.98
Year-end[19]January 31, 2014$2,609,913$1,053,283$(456,603)$3,206,594
April Quarterly[20]April 9, 2014$3,206,594.31$1,396,792.5$(595,990.76)$4,007,396.05
July Quarterly[21]July 10, 2014$4,007,396.05$1,611,279.85$(1,783,117.9)$3,835,558.00
Running totals
$6,948,371.5$(4,476,142.08)

Amar Kaleka

Candidates for Congress are required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Kaleka's reports.[22]

Amar Kaleka (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
Year End[23]January 31, 2014$0$72,279$(14,892)$57,387
April Quarterly[24]April 15, 2014$57,387.16$37,438.00$(73,892.12)$20,933.04
Running totals
$109,717$(88,784.12)

Rob Zerban

Candidates for Congress are required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Zerban's reports.[25]

Rob Zerban (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
Year End[26]January 31, 2014$0$265,964$(221,482)$44,481
April Quarterly[27]April 1, 2014$44,481.86$124,185.37$(92,363.92)$76,303.31
Running totals
$390,149.37$(313,845.92)

District history

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2012

On November 6, 2012, Paul Ryan (R) won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Rob Zerban and Keith Deschler in the general election.

U.S. House, Wisconsin District 1 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Rob Zerban 43.4% 158,414
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngPaul Ryan Incumbent 54.9% 200,423
     Libertarian Keith Deschler 1.7% 6,054
     Miscellaneous N/A 0% 167
Total Votes 365,058
Source: Wisconsin Government Accountability Board "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010

On November 2, 2010, Paul Ryan won re-election to the United States House. He defeated John Heckenlively (D) and Joseph Kexel (L) in the general election.[28]

U.S. House, Wisconsin District 1 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngPaul Ryan incumbent 68.2% 179,819
     Democratic John Heckenlively 30.1% 79,363
     Libertarian Joseph Kexel 1.6% 4,311
     N/A Scattering 0.1% 134
Total Votes 263,627

See also

External links

References

  1. Cook Political Report, "2014 HOUSE RACE RATINGS FOR AUGUST 8, 2014," accessed August 12, 2014
  2. Sabato's Crystal Ball, "2014 House Races," accessed August 12, 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. Wisconsin Redistricting Map "Map" accessed July 24, 2012
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Wisconsin Government Accountability Board, "Candidates Registered by Office," accessed June 3, 2014
  8. Wisconsin Government Accountability Board, "CERTIFICATE OF NOMINATION FOR GENERAL ELECTION: Independent candidates," accessed July 21, 2014
  9. 'Wisconsin Government Accountability Board, "Registered Write‐in Candidates for November 2014," accessed September 10, 2014
  10. 10.0 10.1 Associated Press, "Wisconsin - Summary Vote Results," accessed August 12, 2014
  11. Government Accountability Board, "Candidates Registered by Office," accessed April 16, 2014
  12. Wisconsin State Journal, "Son of slain Sikh temple president to challenge Paul Ryan," accessed October 14, 2013
  13. Beloit Daily News, "Zerban takes another run at Paul Ryan", accessed October 25, 2013
  14. 14.0 14.1 Wisconsin Government Accountability Board, "Candidates Registered by Office," accessed June 13, 2014
  15. Federal Election Commission, "Ryan 2014 Summary reports," accessed July 25, 2013
  16. Federal Election Commission, "April Quarterly," accessed July 25, 2013
  17. Federal Election Commission, "July Quarterly," accessed July 25, 2013
  18. Federal Election Commission, "October Quarterly," accessed October 30, 2013
  19. Federal Election Commission, "Year-End Report," accessed February 19, 2014
  20. Federal Election Commission, "April Quarterly," accessed April 18, 2014
  21. Federal Election Commission, "July Quarterly," accessed July 23, 2014
  22. [ Federal Election Commission, "Kaleka 2014 Summary reports," accessed May 7, 2014]
  23. Federal Election Commission, "Year End Report," accessed March 5, 2014
  24. Federal Election Commission, "April Quarterly," accessed May 7, 2014
  25. Federal Election Commission, "Zerban 2014 Summary reports," accessed May 7, 2014
  26. Federal Election Commission, "Year End Report," accessed March 5, 2014
  27. Federal Election Commission, "April Quarterly," accessed May 7, 2014
  28. U.S. Congress House Clerk, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010," accessed March 28, 2013