United States Senate election in North Carolina, 2014

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

 
Party Democratic Republican

Incumbent U.S. Senator

Kay Hagan
Democratic

The 2014 United States Senate election in North Carolina will take place on November 4, 2014. Incumbent Democratic Senator Kay Hagan, who has served in the position since January 2009, is running for re-election to a second term.[1]

The primary elections will be held on Tuesday, May 6, 2014. If no candidate in a primary wins more than 40% of the vote, a runoff will be held between the top two candidates on July 15, 2014.[2]

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]

  • Kay Hagan, incumbent U.S. Senator[3]
  • Ernest T. Reeves,[4] retired U.S. Army captain[5]
  • Will Stewart, small business owner[6]

Withdrew[edit]

Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]

Withdrew[edit]

Declined[edit]

Endorsements[edit]

Polling[edit]

Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin of
error
Ted
Alexander
Alex
Bradshaw
Greg
Brannon
Heather
Grant
Mark
Harris
Edward
Kryn
Jim
Snyder
Thom
Tillis
Other/
Undecided
Public Policy Polling April 3–6, 2014 314 ± 5.5% 6% 5% 15% 7% 11% 1% 2% 18% 34%
SurveyUSA March 27–31, 2014 433 ± 4.8% 6% 1% 15% 6% 11% 2% 3% 23% 34%
SurveyUSA March 19–23, 2014 405 ± 5% 1% 2% 13% 5% 9% 0% 5% 27% 38%
SurveyUSA March 17–19, 2014 405 ± 5% 7% 4% 15% 11% 6% 3% 4% 28% 23%
Public Policy Polling March 6–9, 2014 392 ± 5% 7% 6% 14% 11% 7% 1% 4% 14% 36%
American Insights February 11–15, 2014 168 ± 7.6% 4% 4% 7% 11% 74%
Public Policy Polling February 6–9, 2014 305 ± 5.6% 10% 13% 13% 8% 2% 20% 34%
Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin of
error
Philip
Berger
Greg
Brannon
Jim
Cain
Renee
Ellmers
Bill
Flynn
Virginia
Foxx
Heather
Grant
Mark
Harris
Thom
Tillis
Lynn
Wheeler
Other/
Undecided
Public Policy Polling January 9–12, 2014 575 ± 4.1% 11% 7% 11% 8% 19% 44%
Public Policy Polling December 5–8, 2013 529 ± 4.3% 11% 8% 11% 12% 13% 44%
Public Policy Polling November 8–11, 2013 498 ± 4.4% 11% 8% 14% 20% 47%
Public Policy Polling September 6–9, 2013 311 ± 5.6% 13% 6% 11% 8% 5% 12% 2% 43%
Public Policy Polling August 8–11, 2013 344 ± 5.3% 9% 7% 9% 18% 4% 4% 8% 2% 40%
22% 23% 56%
Public Policy Polling July 12–14, 2013 373 ± 5.1% 11% 7% 11% 11% 16% 1% 5% 3% 35%
22% 18% 21% 39%
25% 32% 43%
Public Policy Polling June 12–14, 2013 374 ± 5.1% 11% 7% 8% 9% 23% 4% 9% 3% 27%
Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin of
error
Philip
Berger
Cherie
Berry
Greg
Brannon
Renee
Ellmers
Terry
Embler
Dan
Forest
Virginia
Foxx
George
Holding
Patrick
McHenry
Thom
Tillis
Other/
Undecided
Public Policy Polling May 17–20, 2013 366 ± 5.1% 10% 14% 7% 10% 15% 6% 38%
Public Policy Polling April 11–14, 2013 468 ± 4.5% 11% 18% 6% 12% 1% 13% 7% 32%
Public Policy Polling March 7–10, 2013 530 ± 4.3% 8% 12% 4% 10% 1% 18% 13% 7% 2% 24%
Public Policy Polling February 7–10, 2013 518 ± 4.3% 7% 18% 5% 10% 1% 18% 3% 10% 3% 27%
Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin of
error
Philip
Berger
Renee
Ellmers
Virginia
Foxx
George
Holding
Richard
Hudson
Patrick
McHenry
Mark
Meadows
Sue
Myrick
Robert
Pittenger
Thom
Tillis
Other/
Undecided
Public Policy Polling January 10–13, 2013 449 ± 4.6% 5% 11% 21% 2% 5% 15% 6% 2% 33%
Public Policy Polling December 6–9, 2012 462 ± 4.6% 11% 17% 9% 6% 13% 4% 14% 2% 25%

Libertarian primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]

Other parties[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]

General election[edit]

Polling[edit]

Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin of
error
Kay
Hagan (D)
Ted
Alexander (R)
Other Undecided
Public Policy Polling April 3–6, 2014 740 ± 3.6% 42% 43% 15%
SurveyUSA March 27–31, 2014 1,489 ± 2.6% 44% 46% 10%
Public Policy Polling March 6–9, 2014 884 ± 3.3% 43% 45% 12%
Public Policy Polling February 6–9, 2014 708 ± 3.7% 38% 45% 17%
Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin of
error
Kay
Hagan (D)
Alex
Bradshaw (R)
Other Undecided
Public Policy Polling April 3–6, 2014 740 ± 3.6% 41% 42% 17%
Public Policy Polling March 6–9, 2014 884 ± 3.3% 43% 43% 14%
Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin of
error
Kay
Hagan (D)
Greg
Brannon (R)
Other Undecided
Public Policy Polling April 3–6, 2014 740 ± 3.6% 40% 42% 18%
SurveyUSA March 27–31, 2014 1,489 ± 2.6% 45% 47% 9%
Public Policy Polling March 6–9, 2014 884 ± 3.3% 43% 43% 14%
American Insights February 11–15, 2014 611 ± 4% 38% 36% 26%
Public Policy Polling February 6–9, 2014 708 ± 3.7% 40% 43% 17%
Rasmussen Reports January 22–23, 2014 500 ± 4.5% 39% 43% 4% 14%
Public Policy Polling January 9–12, 2014 1,384 ± 2.6% 41% 43% 16%
Public Policy Polling December 5–8, 2013 1,281 ± 2.7% 43% 45% 11%
Public Policy Polling November 8–11, 2013 701 ± 4% 43% 44% 14%
Public Policy Polling October 4–6, 2013 746 ± ?% 46% 40% 14%
Public Policy Polling September 6–9, 2013 600 ± 4% 52% 36% 12%
Public Policy Polling August 8–11, 2013 600 ± 4% 47% 38% 15%
Public Policy Polling July 12–14, 2013 600 ± 4% 49% 39% 12%
Public Policy Polling June 12–14, 2013 500 ± 4.4% 44% 40% 15%
Public Policy Polling May 17–20, 2013 500 ± 4.4% 49% 40% 11%
Public Policy Polling April 11–14, 2013 601 ± 4% 49% 36% 15%
Public Policy Polling March 7–10, 2013 611 ± 4% 51% 36% 13%
Public Policy Polling February 7–10, 2013 600 ± 4% 48% 35% 17%
Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin of
error
Kay
Hagan (D)
Heather
Grant (R)
Other Undecided
Public Policy Polling April 3–6, 2014 740 ± 3.6% 39% 43% 19%
SurveyUSA March 27–31, 2014 1,489 ± 2.6% 44% 46% 10%
Public Policy Polling March 6–9, 2014 884 ± 3.3% 43% 42% 15%
Public Policy Polling February 6–9, 2014 708 ± 3.7% 39% 41% 20%
Public Policy Polling January 9–12, 2014 1,384 ± 2.6% 41% 42% 17%
Public Policy Polling December 5–8, 2013 1,281 ± 2.7% 43% 43% 14%
Public Policy Polling November 8–11, 2013 701 ± 4% 43% 40% 17%
Public Policy Polling September 6–9, 2013 600 ± 4% 48% 36% 15%
Public Policy Polling August 8–11, 2013 600 ± 4% 47% 37% 16%
Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin of
error
Kay
Hagan (D)
Mark
Harris (R)
Other Undecided
Public Policy Polling April 3–6, 2014 740 ± 3.6% 40% 44% 17%
SurveyUSA March 27–31, 2014 1,489 ± 2.6% 43% 47% 10%
Public Policy Polling March 6–9, 2014 884 ± 3.3% 43% 43% 14%
American Insights February 11–15, 2014 611 ± 4% 39% 35% 26%
Public Policy Polling February 6–9, 2014 708 ± 3.7% 40% 42% 18%
Harper Polling January 20–21, 2014 778 ± 3.51% 44% 40% 15%
Public Policy Polling January 9–12, 2014 1,384 ± 2.6% 41% 43% 16%
Public Policy Polling December 5–8, 2013 1,281 ± 2.7% 43% 43% 14%
Public Policy Polling November 8–11, 2013 701 ± 4% 43% 41% 16%
Public Policy Polling October 4–6, 2013 746 ± ?% 46% 38% 16%
Public Policy Polling September 6–9, 2013 600 ± 4% 50% 36% 14%
Public Policy Polling August 8–11, 2013 600 ± 4% 46% 37% 16%
Public Policy Polling July 12–14, 2013 600 ± 4% 49% 35% 15%
Public Policy Polling June 12–14, 2013 500 ± 4.4% 46% 37% 17%
Public Policy Polling May 17–20, 2013 500 ± 4.4% 46% 40% 13%
Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin of
error
Kay
Hagan (D)
Edward
Kryn (R)
Other Undecided
Public Policy Polling April 3–6, 2014 740 ± 3.6% 40% 41% 19%
Public Policy Polling March 6–9, 2014 884 ± 3.3% 43% 41% 16%
Public Policy Polling February 6–9, 2014 708 ± 3.7% 40% 40% 20%
Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin of
error
Kay
Hagan (D)
Jim
Snyder (R)
Other Undecided
Public Policy Polling April 3–6, 2014 740 ± 3.6% 41% 41% 18%
Public Policy Polling March 6–9, 2014 884 ± 3.3% 42% 43% 15%
Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin of
error
Kay
Hagan (D)
Thom
Tillis (R)
Other Undecided
Public Policy Polling April 3–6, 2014 740 ± 3.6% 43% 41% 16%
SurveyUSA March 27–31, 2014 1,489 ± 2.6% 45% 46% 9%
Public Policy Polling March 6–9, 2014 884 ± 3.3% 45% 43% 13%
Hickman Analytics February 17–20, 2014 400 ± 4.9% 45% 41% 13%
American Insights February 11–15, 2014 611 ± 4% 38% 35% 26%
Public Policy Polling February 6–9, 2014 708 ± 3.7% 40% 42% 17%
Rasmussen Reports January 22–23, 2014 500 ± 4.5% 40% 47% 3% 10%
Harper Polling January 20–21, 2014 778 ± 3.51% 44% 44% 12%
Public Policy Polling January 9–12, 2014 1,384 ± 2.6% 42% 43% 15%
Public Policy Polling December 5–8, 2013 1,281 ± 2.7% 44% 42% 14%
Public Policy Polling November 8–11, 2013 701 ± 4% 44% 42% 14%
Public Policy Polling October 4–6, 2013 746 ± ?% 47% 40% 13%
Public Policy Polling September 6–9, 2013 600 ± 4% 51% 36% 14%
Public Policy Polling August 8–11, 2013 600 ± 4% 47% 39% 14%
Public Policy Polling July 12–14, 2013 600 ± 4% 49% 38% 12%
Public Policy Polling June 12–14, 2013 500 ± 4.4% 45% 40% 15%
Public Policy Polling May 17–20, 2013 500 ± 4.4% 48% 41% 11%
Public Policy Polling April 11–14, 2013 601 ± 4% 49% 39% 11%
Public Policy Polling March 7–10, 2013 611 ± 4% 50% 36% 14%
Public Policy Polling February 7–10, 2013 600 ± 4% 46% 38% 16%
Public Policy Polling January 10–13, 2013 608 ± 4% 47% 37% 16%
Public Policy Polling December 6–9, 2012 578 ± 4.1% 48% 38% 14%

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ CNN: Sen. Kay Hagan to run again in 2014
  2. ^ http://www.thegreenpapers.com/G14/NC
  3. ^ a b c d e f Miller, Joshua (November 13, 2012). "Hagan Targeted by GOP, Ready for 2014 N.C. Race". Roll Call. Retrieved November 17, 2012. 
  4. ^ a b NC State Board of Elections: Candidate filing list
  5. ^ News & Observer: 2 long-shot Democrats challenge Kay Hagan
  6. ^ News & Observer: Kay Hagan gets a challenger
  7. ^ Fayetteville Observer
  8. ^ SenatorWestphal.com - on his site, Westphal wrote: "I could not raise the $1470 filing fee for the Senate race in North Carolina, therefore, I am heading to Fort Myers on February 28th. It is my intention to file for the House of Representatives in the 11th District, which comprises of the Fort Myers area."
  9. ^ Shelby Star
  10. ^ http://www.beaufortobserver.net/Articles-NEWS-and-COMMENTARY-c-2013-01-28-265032.112112-Dr-Greg-Brannon-steps-up-to-challenge-Hagan-in-2014.html
  11. ^ http://www.journalpatriot.com/news/article_4648cccc-f486-11e2-be44-001a4bcf6878.html
  12. ^ Trygstad, Kyle. "Conservative Preacher Joins North Carolina Senate Primary". Roll Call. Retrieved 12 September 2013. 
  13. ^ http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2014/01/21/4629659/retired-doctor-another-candidate.html#.UuFlEKX0B0s
  14. ^ WBTV/Associated Press
  15. ^ WRAL/AP: Tillis says he'll run for US Senate
  16. ^ a b c d Mimms, Sarah (February 13, 2013). "N.C. Labor Commissioner Considering Run Against Hagan". National Journal. Retrieved February 14, 2013. 
  17. ^ https://www.facebook.com/EmblerforSenate/posts/459287710822959
  18. ^ Fox 8
  19. ^ John Frank (January 30, 2014). "Republican Bill Flynn takes early exit from US Senate race". News Observer. Retrieved January 31, 2014. 
  20. ^ News & Observer Under the Dome: Phil Berger won't run for US Senate
  21. ^ Frank, John (May 29, 2013). "Cherie Berry says she won't run for U.S. Senate". The News & Observer. Retrieved May 29, 2013. 
  22. ^ Robertson, Gary D. (September 18, 2013). "Brunstetter considering US Senate bid". Associated Press. WRAL-TV. Retrieved September 18, 2013. 
  23. ^ News & Observer Under the Dome: Pete Brunstetter says he won't seek US Senate seat
  24. ^ Trygstad, Kyle (May 17, 2013). "Ambassador Eyeing Kay Hagan Challenge". Roll Call. Retrieved May 17, 2013. 
  25. ^ http://atr.rollcall.com/house-republican-wont-run-for-senate-ncsen/
  26. ^ Morrill, Jim (March 13, 2013). "If nominated, he will not run ....". Campaign Tracker. Retrieved March 14, 2013. 
  27. ^ Cahn, Emily (August 20, 2013). "Virginia Foxx Says No to Senate Bid in North Carolina". Roll Call. Retrieved August 20, 2013. 
  28. ^ Cahn, Emily (April 11, 2013). "North Carolina: McHenry Won't Run Against Hagan". Roll Call. Retrieved April 11, 2013. 
  29. ^ Morrill, Jim (April 26, 2013). "Table Talk". Charlotte Business Journal. Retrieved May 18, 2013. 
  30. ^ "Rand Paul Endorses in North Carolina Primary". Roll Call. October 16, 2013. Retrieved October 17, 2013. 
  31. ^ Frank, John (March 6, 2014). "Utah Sen. Mike Lee endorses Greg Brannon in contested Senate primary". News and Observer. Retrieved 6 March 2014. 
  32. ^ http://libertycircle.blogspot.com/2013/12/congressman-thomas-massie-endorses-greg.html
  33. ^ http://www.libertypac.com/ron-paul-endorsements/
  34. ^ Winston-Salem Journal
  35. ^ News & Observer: Coulter endorses Brannon, bashes Tillis
  36. ^ http://www.politico.com/story/2014/02/freedomworks-greg-brannon-north-carolina-103128.html
  37. ^ http://gregbrannon.com/news/2014/3/13/gun-owners-of-america-pvf-endorses-greg-brannon-for-us-senate
  38. ^ http://gregbrannon.com/news/2013/9/25/nagr-pac-endorses-greg-brannon-for-us-senate
  39. ^ News & Observer Morning Memo (Nov. 25, 2013)
  40. ^ News & Observer
  41. ^ Charlotte Observer
  42. ^ a b c News & Observer
  43. ^ N&R endorses Jim Snyder in Republican US Senate primary
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  45. ^ Charlotte Observer: Controversial former candidate making Senate bid
  46. ^ Charlotte Observer
  47. ^ Charlotte Observer: Indian Trail councilman tenders resignation – in Klingon

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