United States House of Representatives election in North Dakota, 2014

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United States House of Representatives election in North Dakota, At-large district, 2014

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Nominee Kevin Cramer George B. Sinner Jack Seaman
Party Republican Democratic-NPL Libertarian
Popular vote 138,100 95,678 14,531
Percentage 55.5% 38.5% 5.8%

North Dakota House of Representatives At Large Election Results by County, 2014.svg
Results by county
Cramer:         Sinner:        

Representative before election

Kevin Cramer
Republican

Elected Representative

Kevin Cramer
Republican

The 2014 United States House of Representatives election in North Dakota was held on Tuesday, November 4, 2014 to elect the U.S. Representative from North Dakota's at-large congressional district, who will represent the state of North Dakota in the 114th United States Congress.[1] The election coincided with all other states' House of Representatives elections. Incumbent Republican Representative Kevin Cramer, who has served in the seat since 2013, ran for re-election to a second two-year term in office.

Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]

Withdrew[edit]

  • DuWayne Hendrickson (did not make the ballot)[3]

Results[edit]

Republican primary results[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Kevin Cramer 50,188 99.70
Republican Write-in 151 00.30
Total votes 50,339 100

Democratic-Nonpartisan League primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]

Declined[edit]

Results[edit]

Democratic primary results[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic-NPL George B. Sinner 30,102 99.83
Democratic-NPL Write-in 52 0.17
Total votes 30,154 100

Libertarian nomination[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]

  • Jack Seaman, businessman[8]

Results[edit]

Libertarian primary results[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Libertarian Robert J. "Jack" Seaman 1,548 99.55
Libertarian Write-in 7 0.45
Total votes 1,555 100

General election[edit]

Polling[edit]

Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin of
error
Kevin
Cramer (R)
George B.
Sinner (D-NPL)
Jack
Seaman (L)
Other Undecided
DFM Research October 13–16, 2014 430 ± 4.7% 46% 39% 3% 12%
Forum Communications September 26–October 3, 2014 505 ± 5% 46% 27% 4% 23%
WPA Opinion Research* September 29–30, 2014 400 ± 4.9% 48% 38% 12%
The Mellman Group^ September 20–22, 2014 400 ± 4.9% 38% 40% 5% 17%
  • * Internal poll for the Kevin Cramer campaign
  • ^ Internal poll for the George B. Sinner campaign

Results[edit]

Cramer defeated Sinner and Seaman in the general election with 55.5% of the vote.[9]

North Dakota's At-large congressional district election, 2014
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Kevin Cramer 138,100 55.54
Democratic-NPL George B. Sinner 95,678 38.48
Libertarian Jack Seaman 14,531 5.84
Write-ins 361 0.15
Total votes 248,670 100.00
Republican hold

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2014 North Dakota Election Calendar" (PDF). nd.gov. North Dakota Secretary of State. Retrieved October 24, 2013. 
  2. ^ "ND Rep. Kevin Cramer unchallenged for GOP endorsement for re-election". Daily Journal. April 5, 2014. Retrieved April 22, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Cramer won't face challenge at convention". The Bismarck Tribune. April 2, 2014. Retrieved April 22, 2014. 
  4. ^ a b c "North Dakota Official Results Primary Election - June 10, 2014". North Dakota Secretary of State. Retrieved July 24, 2014. 
  5. ^ "George B. Sinner Announces Bid For Congress". Valley News Live. March 19, 2014. Retrieved April 22, 2014. 
  6. ^ Smith, Nick (29 October 2013). "Both parties confident about 2014 election". The Bismarck Tribune. Retrieved 19 December 2013. 
  7. ^ a b c Rob Port (February 13, 2014). "ND Democrats struggle with candidate recruitment". North Dakota Watchdog. Retrieved April 9, 2014. 
  8. ^ Pat Ratliff (November 1, 2013). "Jack Seaman to run for U.S. House of Representatives". Dunn County Herald. Retrieved April 9, 2014. 
  9. ^ http://results.sos.nd.gov/resultsSW.aspx?text=Race&type=SW&map=CTY

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