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United States House of Representatives elections in Georgia, 2014

United States House of Representatives elections in Georgia, 2014

November 4, 2014 (2014-11-04)

All 14 Georgia seats to the United States House of Representatives
 
Party Republican Democratic
Last election 9 5

The 2014 United States House of Representatives elections in Georgia will be held on Tuesday, November 4, 2014 to elect the 14 U.S. Senator.

District 1

Incumbent Republican Representative running unsuccessfully for the U.S. Senate seat held by retiring Republican Saxby Chambliss..[1][2]

Republican primary

Candidates

Declared
Withdrew
  • Stefan Jarvis, realtor[3]
  • David Schwarz, former Congressional aide[3]

Polling

Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin of
error
Buddy
Carter
Darwin
Carter
Jeff
Chapman
Bob
Johnson
John
McCallum
Undecided
Rosetta Stone February 4, 2014 450 ± 3.5% 27% 2% 14% 2% 4% 51%

Results

Republican primary results[5]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Buddy Carter 18,971 36.22%
Republican Bob Johnson 11,890 22.70%
Republican John McCallum 10,715 20.46%
Republican Jeff Chapman 6,918 13.21%
Republican Darwin Carter 2,819 5.38%
Republican Earl Martin 1,063 2.03%
Totals 52,376 100%

Runoff

Republican primary runoff results[6]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Buddy Carter 22,871 53.81%
Republican Bob Johnson 19,632 46.19%
Totals 42,503 100%

Democratic primary

Candidates

Declared
  • Brian Reese, UPS manager and minister
  • Marc Smith, Navy veteran
  • Amy Tavio, realtor[7]
Withdrew
  • Lesli Messinger, businesswoman[7]

Results

Democratic primary results[5]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Amy Tavio 6,148 33.96%
Democratic Brian Reese 6,122 33.81%
Democratic Marc Smith 5,836 32.23%
Totals 18,106 100%

Runoff

Democratic primary runoff results[6]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Brian Reese 6,531 63.09%
Democratic Amy Tavio 3,821 36.91%
Totals 10,352 100%

District 2

Incumbent Democratic Representative [8] Business Consultant and Retired Army Officer John House was thought to be interested in a rematch,[9] but ultimately did not file to run again.

Primary results

Republican primary results[5]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Greg Duke 16,468 69.43%
Republican Vivian Childs 7,252 30.57%
Totals 23,720 100%

District 3

Incumbent Republican Representative for the U.S. Senate, but he declined to run.[10] He was opposed in the Republican Primary by businessman Chip Flanegan, but prevailed and will be unopposed in the general election.[11]

Primary results

Republican primary results[5]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Lynn Westmoreland 37,106 69.49%
Republican Chip Flanegan 16,294 30.51%
Totals 53,400 100%

District 4

Incumbent Democratic Representative Dekalb County-based district since 2007. He was opposed for renomination in the Democratic Primary by DeKalb County Sheriff Tom Brown. Despite Brown raising the adequate funds to run a credible challenge to the incumbent, Johnson won with 55% to Brown's 45%.[12]

Primary results

Democratic primary results[5]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Hank Johnson 26,514 54.75%
Democratic Tom Brown 21,909 45.25%
Totals 48,423 100%

District 5

Incumbent Democratic Representative John Lewis has represented the Atlanta-based district since 1987. He was unopposed in the primary election and will be unopposed in the general election.

Primary results

Democratic primary results[5]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic John Lewis 48,001 100%

District 6

Incumbent Republican Representative Tom Price was a potential candidate for U.S. Senate,[1][13] but ultimately declined to enter the race.[14] Businessman and Army veteran Bob Montigel is the Democratic candidate.[11]

Primary results

Republican primary results[5]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Tom Price 44,074 100%
Democratic primary results[5]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Robert Montigel 11,493 100%

District 7

Incumbent Republican Representative Lilburn City Councilman Thomas Wight as the Democratic candidate.[11]

Primary results

Republican primary results[5]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Rob Woodall 33,804 100%
Democratic primary results[5]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Thomas Wight 7,141 100%

District 8

Incumbent Republican Representative for the U.S. Senate, but he declined to run.[15] He was unopposed in the primary election and will be unopposed in the general election.

Primary results

Republican primary results[5]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Austin Scott 36,073 100%

District 9

Incumbent Republican Representative for the U.S. Senate, but he declined to run.[15] He defeated Bernie Fontaine for renomination and will be opposed by Democratic medical researcher David Vogel in the general election.[11]

Primary results

Republican primary results[5]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Doug Collins 49,951 80.22%
Republican Bernie Fontaine 12,315 19.78%
Totals 62,266 100%
Democratic primary results[5]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic David Vogel 6,415 100%

District 10

Incumbent Republican Representative running unsuccessfully for the U.S. Senate seat held by retiring Republican Saxby Chambliss.[16][17][18]

Republican primary

Candidates

Declared
Withdrew
  • John Douglas, former State Senator[3]
Declined

Polling

Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin of
error
Mike
Collins
Gary
Gerrard
Jody
Hice
Donna
Sheldon
Stephen
Simpson
Brian
Slowinski
Undecided
Rosetta Stone^ December 3–4, 2013 626 ± 4.1% 17% 3% 14% 4% 3% 1% 58%
  • ^ Internal poll for Mike Collins campaign

Results

Republican primary results[5]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jody Hice 17,408 33.5%
Republican Mike Collins 17,143 32.99%
Republican Donna Sheldon 7,972 15.34%
Republican Gary Gerrard 3,830 7.37%
Republican Stephen Simpson 2,423 4.66%
Republican S. Mitchell Swan 2,167 4.17%
Republican Brian Slowinski 1,027 1.98%
Totals 51,970 100%

Runoff

Republican primary runoff results[6]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jody Hice 26,975 54.32%
Republican Mike Collins 22,684 45.68%
Totals 49,659 100%

Democratic primary

Candidates

Declared
  • Ken Dious, attorney
Declined

Results

Democratic primary results[5]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Ken Dious 15,965 100%

District 11

Incumbent Republican Representative running unsuccessfully for the U.S. Senate seat held by retiring Republican Saxby Chambliss.[19]

Republican primary

Candidates

Declared
Withdrew
  • Hayden Collins, radio talk show host
  • Susan M. Davis, cancer research activist
Declined
  • Judson Hill, State Senator

Polling

Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin of
error
Bob
Barr
Allan
Levene
Ed
Lindsey
Barry
Loudermilk
Larry
Mrozinski
Tricia
Pridemore
Other/
Undecided
Landmark/Rosetta Stone April 17, 2014 500 ± 4.5% 23% 3% 8% 25% 4% 11% 26%
RightPath* March 20–24, 2014 600 ± 4.08% 12.2% 0.3% 2.7% 12.3% 0.3% 3.7% 68.5%
  • * Internal poll for Barry Loudermilk campaign

Results

Republican primary results[5]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Barry Loudermilk 20,862 36.59%
Republican Bob Barr 14,704 25.79%
Republican Tricia Pridemore 9,745 17.09%
Republican Ed Lindsey 8,448 14.82%
Republican Larry Mrozinski 2,288 4.01%
Republican Allan Levene 962 1.69%
Totals 57,009 100%

Runoff

Polling
Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin of
error
Bob
Barr
Barry
Loudermilk
Other Undecided
Magellan Strategies* July 7–8, 2014 719 ± 3.65% 28% 49% 23%
  • * Internal poll for Barry Loudermilk campaign
Results
Republican primary runoff results[6]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Barry Loudermilk 34,667 66.07%
Republican Bob Barr 17,807 33.93%
Totals 52,474 100%

Democrat Patrick Thompson, a technology sales executive and the nominee for the seat in 2012, planned to run again, but ultimately declined to do so.

District 12

Incumbent Democratic Representative for the U.S. Senate, but he declined to run.[21]

Democratic primary

Results

Democratic primary results[5]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic John Barrow 26,324 100%

Republican primary

Candidates

Declared
Declined

Polling

Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin of
error
Rick
Allen
Delvis
Dutton
John
Stone
Diane
Vann
Eugene
Yu
Undecided
Landmark/Rosetta Stone May 1, 2014 500 ± 4.5% 40% 8% 8% 3% 15% 26%

Results

Republican primary results[5]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Rick Allen 25,093 53.99%
Republican Eugene Yu 7,677 16.52%
Republican Delvis Dutton 6,644 14.3%
Republican John Stone 5,826 12.54%
Republican Diane Vann 1,237 2.66%
Totals 46,477 100%

General election

Polling

Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin of
error
John
Barrow (D)
Rick
Allen (R)
Other Undecided
Landmark Communications November 2, 2014 500 ± 4.38% 45.7% 47.3% 7.1%
Landmark Communications October 30, 2014 500 ± 4.38% 44.4% 48.1% 7.5%
Public Opinion Strategies* September 15–17, 2014 400 ± ? 44% 42% 11%
  • * Internal poll for the Rick Allen campaign

District 13

Incumbent Democratic Representative David Scott has represented the western and southern portions of the Atlanta metropolitan area since 2003. Michael Owens, a businessman and Marine Corps veteran, ran against Scott in the primary,[26] but was defeated. Scott will be unopposed in the general election.

Primary results

Democratic primary results[5]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic David Scott 29,486 82.24%
Democratic Michael Owens 6,367 17.76%
Totals 35,853 100%

District 14

Incumbent Republican Representative for the U.S. Senate, but he declined to run.[27] He was unsuccessfully challenged in the Republican primary by manager and business consultant Ken Herron,[28] and will be unopposed in the general election.

Primary results

Republican primary results[5]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Tom Graves 32,343 74.07%
Republican Ken Herron 11,324 25.93%
Totals 43,667 100%

See also

References

  1. ^ a b Galloway, Jim; Malloy, Daniel (January 26, 2013). "Chambliss retirement sparks scramble for U.S. Senate seat".  
  2. ^ Sullivan, Sean (May 2, 2013). "Kingston joins Republican Senate field in Georgia". Washington Post. Retrieved May 2, 2013. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h "Georgia 2013 General Election". Thegreenpapers.com. Retrieved February 6, 2014. 
  4. ^ "1st District Congressional candidates meet for second forum". WTOC. January 9, 2014. Retrieved June 4, 2014. 
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t "OFFICIAL RESULTS General Primary/General Nonpartisan/Special Election May 20, 2014". Georgia Secretary of State. Retrieved July 23, 2014. 
  6. ^ a b c d "General Primary Runoff and General Nonpartisan Election Runoff July 22, 2014". Georgia Secretary of State. Retrieved August 16, 2014. 
  7. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l "Online Guide to Georgia Elections, Candidates & Politics". Politics1. December 17, 2006. Retrieved February 6, 2014. 
  8. ^ http://www.thegreenpapers.com/G13/GA | accessdate=April 19, 2013
  9. ^ http://www.politics1.com/ga.htm | accessdate=April 19, 2013
  10. ^ Galloway, Jim (February 4, 2013). "Kasim Reed, Lynn Westmoreland bow out of Senate race".  
  11. ^ a b c d Georgia 2014 General Election
  12. ^ Georgia Primary Results: Rick Allen Wins Primary to Face Barrow
  13. ^ Galloway, Jim (October 20, 2012). "Time for Saxby Chambliss to look over his shoulder".  
  14. ^ Trygstad, Kyle (May 10, 2013). "Tom Price Declines Georgia Senate Bid #GASEN".  
  15. ^ a b c Berman, Russell (March 24, 2013). "Tight-knit Georgia Republican delegation starts to fray over Senate race". The Hill. Retrieved March 26, 2013. 
  16. ^ Sean Sullivan (February 6, 2013). "Paul Broun announces Georgia Senate bid". The Washington Post. 
  17. ^ "Georgia: Broun Files Senate Paperwork Ahead of Afternoon Campaign Launch | At the Races". Atr.rollcall.com. February 6, 2013. Retrieved February 6, 2014. 
  18. ^ January 30, 2013 (January 30, 2013). "Crawford: Saxby stirs state’s political pot". The Gainesville Times. Retrieved February 6, 2014. 
  19. ^ Galloway, Jim (March 27, 2013). "Phil Gingrey enters 2014 race for U.S. Senate". Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Retrieved March 27, 2013. 
  20. ^ Galloway, Jim (November 6, 2013). "Running for Congress, in Georgia and three other states – at the same time".  
  21. ^ Galloway, Jim (May 7, 2013). "John Barrow will not run for Senate". Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Retrieved May 7, 2013. 
  22. ^ Cameron Joseph (February 5, 2014). "State rep. jumps into race against Barrow". The Hill. Retrieved February 6, 2014. 
  23. ^ Galloway, Jim (February 22, 2014). "A Yu turn for a long-shot Senate candidate".  
  24. ^ a b Joshua Miller (February 4, 2013). "Backslapping Barrow Faces Big Senate Choice". Roll Call. Retrieved February 6, 2014. 
  25. ^ Susan McCord (May 28, 2013). "Wright McLeod says he won't run for U.S. Congress seat". The Augusta Chronicle. Retrieved February 6, 2014. 
  26. ^ Michael Owens challenges David Scott | zpolitics | politics in a snap!
  27. ^ Galloway, Jim (March 3, 2013). "Exclusive: Tom Graves will not run for Senate -- this time". Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Retrieved March 4, 2013. 
  28. ^ Ken Herron for Congress | Georgia's 14th Disctrict | Elect a New Congress

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