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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
Reid Ribble.jpg

Race Ratings
Cook Political Report: Solid Republican[1]

Sabato's Crystal Ball: Safe R[2]

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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.

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 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.[6]


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District history


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.[8]

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)


On November 2, 2010, Reid Ribble won election to the U.S. House of Representatives, defeating incumbent Steve Kagen (D).[9]

U.S. House of Representatives General Election, Wisconsin, Congressional District 8, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngReid J. Ribble 54.8% 143,998
     Democratic Steve Kagen Incumbent 45.2% 118,646
Total Votes 262,644

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