United States Senate election in Idaho, 2014

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United States Senate election in Idaho, 2014
Idaho
2008 ←
November 4, 2014
→ 2020

  Jim Risch official portrait.jpg
Nominee Jim Risch Nels Mitchell
Party Republican Democratic

Incumbent U.S. Senator

Jim Risch
Republican

The 2014 United States Senate election in Idaho will take place on November 4, 2014. Incumbent Republican Senator Jim Risch is running for re-election to a second term.

Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]

Results[edit]

Republican primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jim Risch 118,927 79.91%
Republican Jeremy Anderson 29,897 20.09%
Totals 148,824 100%

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]

  • William Bryk, attorney from New York and perennial candidate[1]
  • Nels Mitchell, attorney[4]

Results[edit]

Democratic primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Nels Mitchell 16,905 69.6%
Democratic William Bryk 7,383 30.4%
Totals 24,288 100%

General election[edit]

Fundraising[edit]

Candidate Receipts Disbursements Cash on Hand Debt
Jim Risch (R) $1,339,302 $630,796 $940,697 $0
Nels Mitchell (D) $149,218 $59,311 $89,907 $5,000

Polling[edit]

Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin of
error
Jim
Risch (R)
Nels
Mitchell (D)
Other Undecided
CBS News/New York Times July 5–24, 2014 696 ± 4.2% 62% 30% 1% 6%
Rasmussen Reports May 28–29, 2014 750 ± 4% 54% 29% 6% 11%

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Russell, Betsy Z. (March 14, 2014). "Candidates flock to Idaho ballot". The Spokesman-Review. Retrieved March 15, 2014. 
  2. ^ Russell, Betsy Z. (April 4, 2013). "Risch says he’ll run for re-election to U.S. Senate in 2014". The Spokesman-Review. Retrieved January 14, 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "*** UNOFFICIAL *** 2014 - Primary Election Statewide Totals". Idaho Secretary of State. Retrieved May 26, 2014. 
  4. ^ Popkey, Dan (January 13, 2014). "Boise attorney, a political newcomer and Democrat, to take on Sen. Jim Risch". Idaho Statesman. Retrieved January 14, 2014. 

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