United States Senate election in Oklahoma, 2014

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

  Jim Inhofe, official photo portrait, 2007.jpg
Nominee Jim Inhofe Matt Silverstein
Party Republican Democratic

Incumbent U.S. Senator

Jim Inhofe
Republican

The 2014 United States Senate election in Oklahoma will take place on November 4, 2014 to elect a member of the United States Senate to represent the State of Oklahoma, concurrently with the special election to Oklahoma's other Senate seat, as well as other elections to the United States Senate in other states and elections to the United States House of Representatives and various state and local elections. Incumbent Republican Senator Jim Inhofe, who has served in the position since 1994, is running for re-election to a fourth term in office.

Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]

  • Jim Inhofe, incumbent U.S. Senator[1]
  • D. Jean McBride-Samuels[2]
  • Rob Moye, retired air traffic controller[3]
  • Evelyn Rogers, perennial candidate[3]
  • Erick Wyatt, Iraq War Veteran[2][4]

Endorsements[edit]

Results[edit]

Republican primary results[7]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jim Inhofe 231,291 87.69%
Republican Evelyn Rodgers 11,960 4.53%
Republican Erick Wyatt 11,713 4.44%
Republican Rob Moye 4,846 1.84%
Republican D. Jean McBride-Samuels 3,965 1.5%
Totals 263,775 100%

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]

  • Matt Silverstein, insurance agency owner[8]

Endorsements[edit]

Silverstein was unopposed for the Democratic nomination, so no primary was held.

Independents[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]

General election[edit]

Polling[edit]

Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin of
error
Jim
Inhofe (R)
Matt
Silverstein (D)
Other Undecided
CBS News/New York Times August 18–September 2, 2014 821 ± 5% 60% 28% 1% 11%
CBS News/New York Times July 5–24, 2014 1,312 ± 4.7% 56% 32% 10% 3%
Rasmussen Reports July 15–16, 2014 750 ± 4% 58% 27% 4% 10%

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Oklahoma Senator Jim Inhofe announces intent to run for re-election, 4th full term in U.S. Senate". KJRH.com. August 7, 2013. Retrieved August 8, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c Smoot, D.E. (April 9, 2014). "Most candidate filings are for state, federal offices". Muskogee Phoenix. Retrieved April 10, 2014. 
  3. ^ a b c "Okla.'s Inhofe continues to draw GOP opponents". Fort Worth Star-Telegram. April 10, 2014. Retrieved April 11, 2014. 
  4. ^ Faught, Jamison (March 3, 2014). "Inhofe draws his first GOP challenger: Iraq vet Erick Wyatt". Muskogee Politico. Retrieved April 1, 2014. 
  5. ^ [1]
  6. ^ "NFIB Endorses Inhofe". The McCarville Report. 2014-04-25. Retrieved 2014-07-25. 
  7. ^ "Official Results - Primary Election". Oklahoma Secretary of State. July 7, 2014. Retrieved July 30, 2014. 
  8. ^ "Oklahoma Sen. Jim Inhofe, challenger Matt Silverstein report campaign donations". The Oklahoman. October 25, 2013. Retrieved November 26, 2013. 
  9. ^ Sierra Club EndorsedOK-SEN. "Matt Silverstein | Voter Guide". Content.sierraclub.org. Retrieved 2014-07-25. 
  10. ^ "Candidates for Federal, State, Legislative and Judicial Offices". Oklahoma State Election Board. April 11, 2014. Retrieved April 11, 2014. 

External links[edit]

Official campaign websites