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United States House of Representatives elections in New Hampshire, 2014

United States House of Representatives elections in New Hampshire, 2014

November 4, 2014 (2014-11-04)

Both New Hampshire seats to the United States House of Representatives
  Majority party Minority party
 
Party Democratic Republican
Last election 2 0
Seats won 1 1
Seat change -1 +1

The 2014 United States House of Representatives elections in New Hampshire were held on Tuesday, November 4, 2014 to elect the two U.S. Representatives from the state of New Hampshire, one from each of the state's two congressional districts. The elections coincided with the elections of other federal and state offices, including Governor of New Hampshire and U.S. Senator.

District 1

The 1st district covers the southeastern part of the state and consists of three general areas: Greater Manchester, the Seacoast and the Lakes Region. The incumbent was Democrat Carol Shea-Porter, who has represented the district since 2013 and previously from 2007 to 2011. She was elected with 50% of the vote in 2012, defeating Republican incumbent Frank Guinta, and the district has a PVI of R+1.

Democratic primary

Candidates

Declared

Results

Democratic primary results[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Carol Shea-Porter 16,956 98.11%
Republican Frank Guinta (write-in) 108 0.62%
Republican Dan Innis (write-in) 92 0.53%
Republican Brendan Kelly (write-in) 10 0.06%
Republican Everett Jabour (write-in) 4 0.02%
Scatter 113 0.65%
Totals 17,283 100%

Republican primary

Candidates

Declared
Declined

Polling

Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin of
error
Jeff
Chidester
Frank
Guinta
Dan
Innis
Other Undecided
New England College October 7–9, 2013 409 ± 4.8% 7% 54% 6% 33%

Results

Republican primary results[13]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Frank Guinta 29,246 48.98%
Republican Dan Innis 24,342 40.77%
Republican Brendan Kelly 4,999 8.37%
Republican Everett Jabour 996 1.67%
Democratic Carol Shea-Porter (write-in) 40 0.07%
Scatter 83 0.14%
Totals 59,706 100%

General election

Polling

Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin of
error
Carol
Shea-Porter (D)
Frank
Guinta (R)
Other Undecided
WMUR/UNH October 29–November 2, 2014 405 ± 4.9% 47% 47% 1% 6%
New England College October 31–November 1, 2014 778 ± 3.51% 42.9% 52.2% 2.3% 2.6%
WMUR/UNH October 22–26, 2014 261 ± 6.1% 44% 40% 1% 15%
New England College October 24, 2014 556 ± 4.16% 42.9% 49% 4.1% 4%
New England College October 16, 2014 461 ± 4.56% 45.7% 47.4% 3.5% 3.4%
UMass Amherst October 10–15, 2014 160 LV ± ? 54% 37% 3% 6%
197 RV ± ? 50% 38% 3% 9%
New England College October 9, 2014 536 ± 4.23% 43.5% 46.3% 5.7% 4.6%
WMUR/UNH September 29–October 5, 2014 258 ± 6.1% 42% 39% 3% 16%
New England College October 3, 2014 626 ± 3.92% 46.7% 44.2% 5.1% 4%
New England College September 26, 2014 629 ± 3.91% 40.5% 50.8% 4.3% 4.4%
New England College September 19–20, 2014 715 ± 3.66% 45.2% 45.2% 6% 3.6%
New England College September 10–11, 2014 607 ± 3.98% 46% 41.6% 6.5% 5.9%
Normington Petts September 3–7, 2014 800 ± 3.5% 45% 43% 12%
WMUR/UNH August 7–17, 2014 297 ± 5.7% 41% 45% 14%
WMUR/UNH June 19–July 1, 2014 263 ± 6% 43% 46% 2% 10%
WMUR/UNH April 1–9, 2014 259 ± 6.1% 44% 35% 0% 21%
WMUR/UNH January 21–26, 2014 304 ± 5.6% 39% 45% 2% 15%
WMUR/UNH October 7–16, 2013 330 ± 5.4% 48% 32% 1% 18%
New England College October 7–9, 2013 882 ± 3.29% 43% 42% 15%

Results

New Hampshire's 1st Congressional district election, 2014[14]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Frank Guinta 125,508 51.71%
Democratic Carol Shea-Porter (Incumbent) 116,769 48.11%
Scatter 459 0.18%
Totals 242,736 100%
Republican gain from Democratic

District 2

The 2nd district covers the western and northern parts of the state and includes the cities of Nashua and Concord. The incumbent is Democrat Ann McLane Kuster, who has represented the district since 2013. She was elected with 50% of the vote in 2012, defeating Republican incumbent Charles Bass, and the district has a PVI of D+3.

Democratic primary

Candidates

Declared

Results

Democratic primary results[16]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Ann McLane Kuster 21,269 98.61%
Republican Marilinda Garcia (write-in) 79 0.37%
Republican Gary Lambert (write-in) 39 0.18%
Republican Jim Lawrence (write-in) 32 0.15%
Republican Mike Little (write-in) 6 0.03%
Scatter 144 0.67%
Totals 21,569 100%

Republican primary

Candidates

Declared
Declined

Polling

Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin of
error
Marilinda
Garcia
Gary
Lambert
Jim
Lawrence
Mike
Little
Undecided
Magellan Strategies July 29–30, 2014 800 ± 3.44% 36% 13% 2% 4% 45%

Results

Republican primary results[25]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Marilinda Garcia 27,285 49.19%
Republican Gary Lambert 15,196 27.40%
Republican Jim Lawrence 10,327 18.62%
Republican Mike Little 2,489 4.49%
Democratic Ann McLane Kuster (write-in) 64 0.12%
Scatter 103 0.19%
Totals 55,464 100%

General election

Polling

Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin of
error
Ann McLane
Kuster (D)
Marilinda
Garcia (R)
Other Undecided
WMUR/UNH October 29–November 2, 2014 352 ± 5.2% 49% 38% 1% 12%
New England College October 31–November 1, 2014 748 ± 3.58% 52.8% 41.7% 3.2% 2.3%
WMUR/UNH October 22–26, 2014 295 ± 5.7% 53% 30% 1% 16%
New England College October 24, 2014 576 ± 4.08% 49.2% 42% 3.6% 5.2%
New England College October 16, 2014 460 ± 4.57% 48.7% 43.2% 3.6% 4.5%
UMass Amherst October 10–15, 2014 162 LV ± ? 43% 48% 4% 5%
198 RV ± ? 45% 43% 4% 8%
New England College October 9, 2014 545 ± 4.2% 46.1% 42.5% 6.6% 4.9%
WMUR/UNH September 29–October 5, 2014 275 ± 5.9% 37% 41% 3% 19%
New England College October 3, 2014 660 ± 3.81% 50.1% 38.1% 6.3% 5.5%
New England College September 26, 2014 702 ± 3.7% 50.1% 39% 4.7% 6.2%
New England College September 19–20, 2014 779 ± 3.51% 48.9% 38.1% 6.7% 6.3%
New England College September 10–11, 2014 627 ± 3.98% 49.6% 36.7% 6.1% 7.6%
Normington Petts September 3–7, 2014 800 ± 3.5% 44% 38% 18%
WMUR/UNH August 7–17, 2014 312 ± 5.5% 39% 36% 1% 25%
WMUR/UNH June 19–July 1, 2014 246 ± 6.2% 49% 35% 1% 15%
WMUR/UNH April 1–9, 2014 248 ± 6.2% 34% 33% 1% 32%
WMUR/UNH January 21–26, 2014 280 ± 5.9% 36% 30% 4% 30%

Results

New Hampshire's 2nd Congressional district election, 2014[14]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Ann McLane Kuster (Incumbent) 130,679 54.87%
Republican Marilinda Garcia 106,857 44.87%
None Scatter 613 0.26%
Totals 238,149 100%
Democratic hold

See also

References

  1. ^ "Shea-Porter Files for Reelection in New Hampshire's First District". sheaporter.com. June 2014. Retrieved September 28, 2014. 
  2. ^ "2014 United States Senate - Democratic Primary". New Hampshire Secretary of State. Retrieved September 28, 2014. 
  3. ^ Cahn, Emily (September 24, 2013). "Ex-Congressman Launches Rematch Bid With Bipartisan Tone".  
  4. ^ Leubsdorf, Ben (October 9, 2013). "Republican Dan Innis announces run for Congress in N.H.’s 1st District".  
  5. ^ a b Tuohy, Dan (June 13, 2014). "Candidates Set: Meet the GOP Avengers". Salem Patch. Retrieved July 9, 2014. 
  6. ^ Holroyd, Corinne (April 22, 2014). "Former Seabrook Selectman Kelly swaps parties in congressional bid".  
  7. ^ Leubsdorf, Ben (September 3, 2013). "N.H. Senate leader Jeb Bradley won’t run for U.S. Senate in 2014". Concord Monitor. Retrieved October 16, 2013. 
  8. ^ Pindell, James (December 3, 2013). "Bedford GOP state Rep considering Congressional run".  
  9. ^ Pindell, James (February 27, 2014). "Cebrowski still 'chewing' over a run for higher office".  
  10. ^ DiStaso, John (July 18, 2013). "John DiStaso's Granite Status: Chris Sununu won't run for Gov, US House or US Senate in '14; plans to seek reelection to Executive Council". New Hampshire Union Leader. Retrieved July 19, 2013. 
  11. ^ Cresta, Joey (September 5, 2013). "Tucker waiting on Guinta for Congress bid".  
  12. ^ "Guinta Begins March of Endorsements". Guinta for Congress. March 3, 2014. Retrieved July 9, 2014. 
  13. ^ "2014 Representative In Congress - Republican Primary". New Hampshire Secretary of State. Retrieved September 28, 2014. 
  14. ^ a b "Representative in Congress - 2014 General Election". NH Secretary of State. 2014-11-04. Retrieved 2014-11-16. 
  15. ^ "Congresswoman Annie Kuster Files Papers, Declares Candidacy for Reelection". kusterforcongress.com. Retrieved September 28, 2014. 
  16. ^ "2014 United States Senate - Democratic Primary". New Hampshire Secretary of State. Retrieved September 28, 2014. 
  17. ^ Trygstad, Kyle (November 25, 2013). "GOP Rising Star Launches House Bid in New Hampshire". Roll Call. Retrieved November 25, 2013. 
  18. ^ "Former NH state GOP sen. Gary Lambert to announce House bid against Democrat Annie Kuster".  
  19. ^ "First-ever NH African-American to run for Congress emerges". WMUR. June 9, 2014. Retrieved September 28, 2014. 
  20. ^ "Hemingway being talked about for governor's race". WMUR.com. December 12, 2013. Retrieved December 13, 2013. 
  21. ^ Ronayne, Kathleen (January 30, 2014). "Entrepreneur, political activist Andrew Hemingway to challenge Hassan for governor".  
  22. ^ Kevin Brennan (February 8, 2013). "Former N.H. House Speaker Mulling Kuster Challenge". National Journal. Retrieved April 20, 2014. 
  23. ^ Ben Leubsdorf (August 24, 2013). "Ex-N.H. House speaker Bill O’Brien takes new job, ends nascent campaign for U.S. Congress".  
  24. ^ DiStaso, John (July 18, 2013). "John DiStaso's Granite Status: Chris Sununu won't run for Gov, US House or US Senate in '14; plans to seek reelection to Executive Council". New Hampshire Union Leader. Retrieved July 19, 2013. 
  25. ^ "2014 United States Senate - Republican Primary". New Hampshire Secretary of State. Retrieved September 28, 2014. 

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