United States Senate election in Alabama, 2014

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United States Senate election in Alabama, 2014
Alabama
2008 ←
November 4, 2014 (2014-11-04) → 2020

  Jeff Sessions official portrait.jpg


Nominee Jeff Sessions
Party Republican
Popular vote 795,606
Percentage 97.25%

U.S. Senator before election

Jeff Sessions
Republican

Elected U.S. Senator

Jeff Sessions
Republican

The 2014 United States Senate election in Alabama took place on November 4, 2014, to elect a member of the United States Senate for the State of Alabama.

Incumbent Republican Senator Jeff Sessions, who has served in the position since 1997, ran for re-election to a fourth term in office. He was the only candidate to file before the deadline and as such he was unopposed in the Republican primary election and in the general election.[1] This was the only uncontested 2014 election for the United States Senate.

Sessions was re-elected with 97.25% of the vote. The remaining votes were write-ins.

Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]

General election[edit]

An independent candidate would have been able to challenge Sessions if at least 44,828 signatures had been submitted by June 3, 2014.[3] None did so.

Fundraising[edit]

Candidate Raised Spent Cash on Hand
Jeff Sessions (R) $1,369,672 $1,151,690 $3,343,748

Polling[edit]

Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin of
error
Jeff
Sessions (R)
Other Undecided
CBS News/NYT/YouGov October 16–23, 2014 661 ± 6% 63% 11% 27%
CBS News/NYT/YouGov September 20–October 1, 2014 692 ± 4% 61% 13% 26%
CBS News/NYT/YouGov August 18–September 2, 2014 741 ± 5% 54% 12% 34%
CBS News/NYT/YouGov July 5–24, 2014 1,036 ± 5.2% 65% 10% 26%

Results[edit]

United States Senate election in Alabama, 2014[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jeff Sessions (Incumbent) 795,606 97.25%
Write-ins Other 22,484 2.75%
Totals 818,090 100%
Republican hold

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cason, Mike (February 7, 2014). "Democrats pick up a handful of candidates; governor only contested statewide race in primary". AL.com. Retrieved February 10, 2014. 
  2. ^ Phillip Rawls (January 16, 2013). "Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions will seek re-election in 2014". The Republic. Retrieved January 29, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Independent Candidate Ballot Access". Alabama Secretary of State. August 20, 2013. Retrieved March 4, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Certified General Election Results". Alabama Secretary of State. Retrieved December 13, 2014. 

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