United States House of Representatives elections in Massachusetts, 2014

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United States House of Representatives elections in Massachusetts, 2014
Massachusetts
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November 4, 2014 (2014-11-04)
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All 9 Massachusetts seats to the United States House of Representatives
 
Party Democratic Republican
Last election 9 0

The 2014 United States House of Representatives elections in Massachusetts will be held on Tuesday, November 4, 2014 to elect the nine U.S. Representatives from the U.S. state of Massachusetts, one from each of the state's nine congressional districts. The elections will coincide with the elections of other federal and state offices, including Governor of Massachusetts and United States Senate.

District 2[edit]

Dan Dubrule of Leominster, Massachusetts has announced as a Republican candidate. Due to state ballot law, he will be running as a write-in candidate against incumbent Jim McGovern.[1]

District 5[edit]

Incumbent Democrat Katherine Clark has not yet announced whether she will run for re-election or not. Mike Stopa has announced he will run as a Republican candidate for this district.

District 6[edit]

Democratic primary[edit]

Incumbent Democrat John F. Tierney will face a challenge in the Democratic primary from immigration attorney Marisa DeFranco and United States Marine Seth Moulton.[2] Other possible Democratic challengers include Kim Driscoll, the Mayor of Salem, and State Representatives John D. Keenan and Steven Walsh.[3]

Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin of
error
John F.
Tierney
Marisa
DeFranco
John
Devine
Seth
Moulton
Undecided
Emerson College April 3-7, 2014  ? ± ? 64% 10% <2% 10% 14%
DCCC March 26–27, 2014 402 ±4.9% 64% 17% 20%

Republican primary[edit]

Republican Richard Tisei, a former member of the Massachusetts Senate and the nominee against Tierney in 2012, may run again.[2]

General election[edit]

Polling[edit]

Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin of
error
John F.
Tierney (D)
Richard
Tisei (R)
Other Undecided
Emerson College April 3-7, 2014 326 ± 5.4% 44% 44% 13%

District 7[edit]

Mike Capuano, the Democratic incumbent was considering a run for governor, which would have precluded him from running for re-election.[4] However, he instead chose to run for re-election to the House.

District 9[edit]

Biologist Mark Alliegro announced he is challenging the Democratic incumbent William R. Keating.[5] John Chapman (R) - Ex-State Industrial Accidents Commissioner, Ex-Reagan White House Aide & Attorney Vincent Cogliano Jr. (R) - Plymouth County GOP Chair Dan Shores (R) - Attorney [6]

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