Wisconsin's 8th Congressional District elections, 2014

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Wisconsin's 8th Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
August 12, 2014

November 4 Election Winner:
Reid Ribble Republican Party
Incumbent prior to election:
Reid Ribble 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 8th 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: To vote in the general election, the voter registration deadline was October 15, 2014 (20 days before election).[6]

See also: Wisconsin elections, 2014

Incumbent: Heading into the election the incumbent is Reid Ribble (R), who was first elected in 2010.

Wisconsin's 8th Congressional District includes Door, Kewaunee, Brown, Outagamie, Waupaca, Shawano, Menomnee, Oconto, Marinette, Florence, Forest, Oneida and Vilas counties.[7]

Candidates

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Campaign contributions

Reid Ribble

Candidates for Congress were required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Ribble's reports.[9]

Reid Ribble (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[10]April 15, 2013$166,754.36$132,764.38$(28,658.90)$270,859.84
July Quarterly[11]July 15, 2013$270,859.84$263,821.93$(53,114.71)$481,567.06
October Quarterly[12]October 15, 2013$481,567.06$325,741.54$(74,313.15)$732,995.45
Year-end[13]January 31, 2014$732,995$174,237$(86,219)$821,013
April Quarterly[14]April 15, 2014$821,013.36$205,583.07$(69,856.46)$956,739.97
Running totals
$1,102,147.92$(312,162.22)

District history

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2012

The 8th Congressional District of Wisconsin held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Reid Ribble won re-election in the district.[15]

U.S. House, Wisconsin District 8 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Jamie Wall 44% 156,287
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngReid Ribble Incumbent 55.9% 198,874
     Miscellaneous N/A 0.1% 303
Total Votes 355,464
Source: Wisconsin Government Accountability Board "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election" (dead link)

2010

On November 2, 2010, Reid Ribble won election to the United States House. He defeated Steve Kagen (D) in the general election.[16]

U.S. House, Wisconsin District 8 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngReid Ribble 54.8% 143,998
     Democratic Steve Kagen 45.1% 118,646
     N/A Scattering 0.1% 294
Total Votes 262,938

See also

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