United States House of Representatives elections in Nevada, 2014

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United States House of Representatives elections in Nevada, 2014
Nevada
2012 ←
November 4, 2014 (2014-11-04) → 2016

All 4 Nevada seats to the United States House of Representatives
  Majority party Minority party
 
Party Republican Democratic
Last election 2 2
Seats won 3 1
Seat change Increase 1 Decrease 1
Popular vote 304,809 210,147
Percentage 59.19% 40.81%

The 2014 United States House of Representatives elections in Nevada were held on Tuesday, November 4, 2014 to elect the four U.S. Representatives from the state of Nevada, one from each of the state's four congressional districts. The elections coincided with the elections of other federal and state offices, including a gubernatorial election.

District 1[edit]

Nevada's 1st congressional district occupies most of Nevada's largest city, Las Vegas, as well as parts of North Las Vegas and parts of unincorporated Clark County. The district is now staunchly Democratic. The incumbent is Democrat Dina Titus, who has represented the 1st district since January 2013 and easily won her bid for re-election on November 4, 2014.

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

  • Herbert Glenn Peters
  • Dina Titus, incumbent U.S. Representative

Results[edit]

Democratic primary election, June 10, 2014[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Dina Titus 12,966 86.03
Democratic Herbert Glenn Peters 2,106 13.97
Total votes 15,072 100

Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

  • Jose Padilla
  • Annette Teijeiro

Results[edit]

Republican primary election, June 10, 2014[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Annette Teijeiro 6,083 54.66
Republican Jose Padilla 5,045 45.34
Total votes 11,128 100

General Election[edit]

Results[edit]

Nevada's 1st Congressional District, 2014[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Dina Titus (inc.) 45,643 56.84
Republican Annette Teijeiro 30,413 37.87
Libertarian Richard Charles 2,617 3.26
Independent American Kamau Bakari 1,626 2.03
Total votes 80,299 100
Democratic hold

District 2[edit]

Nevada's 2nd congressional district includes the northern third of the state. It includes most of Douglas and Lyon counties, all of Churchill, Elko, Eureka, Humboldt, Pershing and Washoe counties, as well as the state capital, Carson City. The largest city in the district is Reno, the state's third largest city. Although the district appears rural, its politics are dominated by Reno and Carson City, which combined cast over 85 percent of the district's vote. The incumbent is Republican Mark Amodei, who has represented the 2nd district since September 2011 following a special election upon the appointment of Dean Heller to the Senate.

Republican[edit]

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

  • Vance Alm
  • Brian Dempsey
  • Ed Lee
  • Kristen Spees

Results[edit]

Democratic primary election, June 10, 2014[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Kristen Spees 8,206 38.35
Democratic Brian Dempsey 6,804 31.80
Democratic Vance Alm 3,225 15.07
Democratic Ed Lee 3,164 14.79
Total votes 21,399 100

General Election[edit]

Results[edit]

Nevada's 2nd Congressional District, 2014[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Mark Amodei (inc.) 122,402 65.73
Democratic Kristen Spees 52,016 27.94
Independent American Janine Hansen 11,792 6.33
Total votes 186,210 100
Republican hold

District 3[edit]

The 3rd Congressional District occupies the area south of Las Vegas, including Henderson, and most of unincorporated Clark County. The district was initially created after the 2000 census. The incumbent is Republican Joe Heck, who has represented the 3rd district since January 2011.

Republican[edit]

  • Joe Heck of Henderson, incumbent U.S. Representative

Democratic primary[edit]

Erin Bilbray, a Democratic National Committeewoman and founder of Emerge Nevada, sought the Democratic nomination to challenge Heck.[3] The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee invited Bilbray to the second inauguration of Barack Obama, where she met with party figures.[4] Erin Bilbray is the daughter of James Bilbray, who represented Nevada's 1st Congressional District from 1987-1995 and served in the Nevada State Senate from 1980-1986. Frank Kassela, a professional poker player, briefly ran for the Democratic nomination before dropping out and endorsing Bilbray.[5]

Candidates[edit]

Results[edit]

Democratic primary election, June 10, 2014[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Erin Bilbray 13,204 84.02
Democratic Zachary "Mr. Z" Campbell 2,511 15.98
Total votes 15,715 100

General Election[edit]

Results[edit]

Nevada's 3rd Congressional District, 2014[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Joe Heck (inc.) 88,528 60.75
Democratic Erin Bilbray 52,644 36.13
Independent David Goossen 1,637 1.12
Libertarian Randy Kimmick 1,566 1.08
Independent Steven St John 1,344 0.92
Total votes 145,719 100
Republican hold

District 4[edit]

The 4th Congressional District is a new district that was created as a result of the 2010 Census.[6]

Located in the central portion of the state, it includes most of northern Clark County, parts of Douglas and Lyon counties, and all of Esmeralda, Lincoln, Mineral, Nye and White Pine counties. More than four-fifths of the district's population lives in Clark County. The incumbent is Democrat Steven Horsford, who has represented the 4th district since January 2013; he was defeated on November 4, 2014 in his bid for re-election by Cresent Hardy.

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

  • Mark J. Budetich
  • Steven Horsford, incumbent U.S. Representative
  • Sid Zeller

Results[edit]

Democratic primary election, June 10, 2014[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Steven Horsford 16,269 84.30
Democratic Mark J. Budetich 1,532 7.94
Democratic Sid Zeller 1,498 7.76
Total votes 19,299 100

Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Results[edit]

Republican primary election, June 10, 2014[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Cresent Hardy 10,398 42.63
Republican Niger Innis 8,077 33.11
Republican Michael Ace Monroe 8,077 22.11
Republican Carlo "Mazunga" Poliak 523 2.14
Total votes 27,075 100

General Election[edit]

Results[edit]

Nevada's 4th Congressional District, 2014[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Cresent Hardy 63,466 48.53
Democratic Steven Horsford (inc.) 59,844 45.76
Libertarian Steve Brown 4,119 3.15
Independent American Russell Best 3,352 2.56
Total votes 130,781 100
Republican gain from Democratic

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "OFFICIAL RESULTS 2014 Statewide Results". Nevada Secretary of State. Retrieved June 11, 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Silver State Election Night Results 2014". Nevada Secretary of State. November 4, 2014. Retrieved December 23, 2014. 
  3. ^ Ralston, Jon (January 9, 2013). "Democratic national committeewoman exploring run against Rep. Joe Heck". Ralston Reports. Retrieved January 13, 2013. 
  4. ^ DCCC Uses Inauguration to Tout Potential House Recruits | At the Races
  5. ^ Twitter / fkassela: I am dropping out of the NV-03
  6. ^ "Census 2010 shows Red states gaining congressional districts". Washington Post. Retrieved 2010-12-21. 
  7. ^ Call, Roll (October 23, 2013). "Nevada Republicans Line Up to Depose Reid in 2016: Roll Call Politics". Rollcall.com. Retrieved October 24, 2013. 

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