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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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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.

Wisconsin has an open primary system, in which registered voters do not have to be members of a party to vote in that party's primary.

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.[1]

Candidates

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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).[5]

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

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