Wisconsin's 1st Congressional District elections, 2014

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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]


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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.

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]

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

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August 12, 2014, primary results

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Democratic Party Democratic Primary

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District history

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 U.S. House of Representatives, defeating John Heckenlively (D) and Joseph Kexel (L).[15]

U.S. House of Representatives General Election, Wisconsin, Congressional District 1, 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
Total Votes 263,493

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. U.S. Congress House Clerk "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010"