World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

United States House of Representatives elections in Oregon, 2014

Article Id: WHEBN0040232231
Reproduction Date:

Title: United States House of Representatives elections in Oregon, 2014  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: United States Senate election in Oregon, 2014, United States Senate election in Oregon, 2002, Oregon gubernatorial election, 2002, United States presidential election in Oregon, 2008, United States presidential election in Oregon, 2012
Collection:
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

United States House of Representatives elections in Oregon, 2014

United States House of Representatives elections in Oregon, 2014

November 4, 2014 (2014-11-04)

All 5 Oregon seats to the United States House of Representatives
  Majority party Minority party
 
Party Democratic Republican
Last election 4 1
Seats won 4 1
Seat change Steady Steady
Popular vote 778,139 582,909
Percentage 53.64% 40.18%

The 2014 United States House of Representatives elections in Oregon were held on Tuesday, November 4, 2014 to elect the five U.S. Representatives from the state of Oregon, one from each of the state's five congressional districts. The elections coincided with the elections of other federal and state offices, including the Governor of Oregon and a United States Senator. Primary elections were held on May 20, 2014.[1]

Overview

United States House of Representatives elections in Oregon, 2014[2]
Party Votes Percentage Seats +/–
Democratic 778,139 53.64% 4 -
Republican 582,909 40.18% 1 -
Libertarian 37,959 2.62% -
Pacific Green 30,132 2.08% -
Constitution 6,208 0.43% -
Others 15,355 1.06% -
Totals 1,450,702 100.00% 5 -

District 1

The 1st district is located in the northwest corner of Oregon. The incumbent is Democrat Suzanne Bonamici, who has represented the district since winning a special election in 2012. She was re-elected with 60% of the vote in 2012 and the district has a PVI of D+7.

Democratic primary

Candidates

Results

Democratic primary results[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Suzanne Bonamici 50,903 98.83
write-ins 601 1.17
Total votes 51,504 100

Republican primary

Candidates

  • Delinda Delgado Morgan, heavy-equipment operator, winemaker and martial arts instructor[3]
  • Bob Niemeyer, mechanical engineer[3]
  • Jason Yates, pest control service manager[3]

Results

Republican primary results[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jason Yates 16,466 42.29
Republican Delinda Delgado Morgan 15,521 39.86
Republican Bob Niemeyer 6,637 17.05
write-ins 312 0.8
Total votes 38,936 100

General election

Results

Oregon's 1st Congressional District, 2014[5]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Suzanne Bonamici (Incumbent) 160,038 57.31
Republican Jason Yates 96,245 34.47
Libertarian James Foster 11,213 4.02
Pacific Green Steven C. Reynolds 11,163 4.00
Misc 594 0.20
Total votes 279,253 100
Democratic hold

District 2

The 2nd district is located east of the Willamette Valley and covers roughly two-thirds of the state. It is the largest of Oregon's five districts and is the seventh-largest district in the nation. The incumbent is Republican Greg Walden, the Chairman of the National Republican Congressional Committee, who has represented the district since 1999. He was re-elected with 69% of the vote in 2012 and the district has a PVI of R+10.

Republican primary

The Club for Growth targeted Walden for a primary challenge.[6][7]

Candidates

Results

Republican primary results[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Greg Walden 64,603 75.53
Republican Dennis Linthicum 20,745 24.25
write-ins 185 0.22
Total votes 85,533 100

Democratic primary

Candidates

  • Aelea Christofferson, business owner[3]
  • Barney Spera, retired United States Marine and union president[3]
  • C. F. Vulliet, attorney and writer[3]

Results

Democratic primary results[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Aelea Christofferson 24,407 61.77
Democratic Barney Spera 7,996 20.24
Democratic C. F. Vulliet 6,103 15.45
write-ins 1,007 2.54
Total votes 39,513 100

General election

Results

Oregon's 2nd Congressional District, 2014[5]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Greg Walden (Incumbent) 202,374 70.41
Democratic Aelea Christofferson 73,785 25.67
Libertarian Sharon L. Durbin 10,491 3.65
Misc 775 0.27
Total votes 287,425 100
Republican hold

District 3

The 3rd district most of Multnomah County, including Portland east of the Willamette River, Gresham and Troutdale. The incumbent is Democrat Earl Blumenauer, who has represented the district since 1996. He was re-elected with 75% of the vote in 2012 and the district has a PVI of D+22.

Democratic primary

Candidates

Results

Democratic primary results[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Earl Blumenauer 69,753 98.63
write-ins 969 1.37
Total votes 70,722 100

Republican primary

Candidates

  • James Buchal, attorney (unopposed)[3]

Results

Republican primary results[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican James Buchal 15,083 97.81
write-ins 338 2.19
Total votes 15,421 100

General election

Results

Oregon's 3rd Congressional District, 2014[5]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Earl Blumenauer (Incumbent) 211,748 72.33
Republican James Buchal 57,424 19.61
Pacific Green Michael Meo 12,106 4.14
Libertarian Jeffrey J. Langan 6,381 2.18
Non-affiliated David Walker 4,009 1.37
Misc 1,089 0.37
Total votes 292,757 100
Democratic hold

District 4

The 4th district the southern half of Oregon's coastal counties, including Coos, Curry, Douglas, Lane and Linn counties and most of Benton and Josephine counties. The incumbent is Democrat Peter DeFazio, who has represented the district since 1987. He was re-elected with 59% of the vote in 2012 and the district has a PVI of D+2.

Democratic primary

Candidates

Results

Republican primary results[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Peter DeFazio 57,970 98.28
write-ins 1,016 1.72
Total votes 58,986 100

Republican primary

Candidates

Results

Republican primary results[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Arthur B. Robinson 45,391 97.31
write-ins 1,255 2.69
Total votes 46,646 100

General election

Results

Oregon's 4th Congressional District, 2014[5]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Peter DeFazio (Incumbent) 181,624 58.56
Republican Art Robinson 116,534 37.57
Pacific Green Mike Beilstein 6,863 2.21
Libertarian David L. Chester 4,676 1.51
Misc 482 0.15
Total votes 310,152 100
Democratic hold

District 5

The 5th district includes Oregon's central coast through Salem, north to the southern Portland suburbs and east to the summit of Mount Hood. The incumbent is Democrat Kurt Schrader, who has represented the district since 2009. He was re-elected with 54% of the vote in 2012 and the district has an even PVI.

Democratic primary

Candidates

  • Anita Brown, former U.S. Army medical specialist and retired union worker[3][9]
  • Kurt Schrader, incumbent U.S. Representative[3]

Results

Democratic primary results[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Kurt Schrader 42,041 83.1
Democratic Anita Brown 8,106 16.02
write-ins 445 0.88
Total votes 50,592 100

Republican primary

Candidates

Results

Republican primary results[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Tootie Smith 31,883 62.83
Republican Ben Pollock 18,595 36.64
write-ins 268 0.53
Total votes 50,746 100

General election

Results

Oregon's 5th Congressional District, 2014[5]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Kurt Schrader (Incumbent) 150,944 53.70
Republican Tootie Smith 110,332 39.25
Independent Marvin Sannes 7,674 2.73
Constitution Raymond Baldwin 6,208 2.21
Libertarian Daniel K. Souza 5,198 1.85
Misc 732 0.26
Total votes 281,088 100
Democratic hold

References

  1. ^
  2. ^ http://history.house.gov/Institution/Election-Statistics/Election-Statistics/
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j
  5. ^ a b c d e
  6. ^
  7. ^
  8. ^
  9. ^
  10. ^
  11. ^

External links

This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.