United States House of Representatives elections in Indiana, 2014

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United States House of Representatives elections in Indiana, 2014

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All 9 Indiana seats to the United States House of Representatives

  Majority party Minority party
 
Party Republican Democratic
Last election 7 2
Seats won 7 2
Seat change Steady Steady
Popular vote 788,762 502,104
Percentage 58.78% 37.42%
Swing Increase5.85% Decrease7.32%

The 2014 U.S. House of Representatives elections in Indiana was held on Tuesday, November 4, 2014 to elect 9 members of the U.S. House of Representatives from Indiana. The Members elected at this election will serve in the 114th Congress. Indiana has placed Republican and Democratic nominees on the ballot in a nation-best 189 consecutive U.S. House races across each of the last 19 election cycles since 1978.[1]

Overview[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections in Indiana, 2014[2]
Party Votes Percentage Seats +/–
Republican 788,762 58.78% 7 -
Democratic 502,104 37.42% 2 -
Libertarian 50,948 3.80% 0 -
Totals 1,341,814 100.00% 9 -

District 1[edit]

Primary results[edit]

Democratic primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Pete Visclosky 34,446 100.00
Republican primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Mark Leyva 12,738 100.00

General election results[edit]

Indiana's 1st Congressional District election, 2014[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Pete Visclosky (Incumbent) 86,579 60.85
Republican Mark Leyva 51,000 35.84
Libertarian Donna Dunn 4,714 3.31
Independent James Johnson Jr. (Write-in) 0 0.00
Total votes 142,293 100.00
Democratic hold

District 2[edit]

Republican Congresswoman Jackie Walorski, who was narrowly elected over Democratic nominee Brendan Mullen in 2012, will seek re-election. Mullen announced he will not seek a rematch.[5] Joe Bock, a University of Notre Dame administrator, is running for the Democratic nomination.[6] Ryan Dvorak, a state representative, was a potential Democratic candidate,[7] but he did not run.

Primary results[edit]

Republican primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jackie Walorski 28,641 100.00
Democratic primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Joe Bock 11,103 58.09
Democratic Dan Morrison 3,540 18.52
Democratic Bob Kern 2,634 13.78
Democratic Douglas M. Carpenter 1,837 9.61
Total votes 19,114 100

General election results[edit]

Indiana's 2nd Congressional District election, 2014[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jackie Walorski (Incumbent) 85,583 58.94
Democratic Joe Bock 55,590 38.29
Libertarian Jeff Petermann 4,027 2.77
Total votes 145,200 100.00
Republican hold

District 3[edit]

Primary results[edit]

Republican primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Marlin Stutzman 48,837 81.67
Republican Mark William Baringer 5,868 9.81
Republican James E. Mahoney III 5,094 8.52
Total votes 59,799 100
Democratic primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Justin Kuhnle 2,893 34.88
Democratic Tommy A. Schrader 2,805 33.82
Democratic Jim Redmond 2,597 31.30
Total votes 8,295 100

General election results[edit]

Indiana's 3rd Congressional District election, 2014[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Marlin Stutzman (Incumbent) 97,892 65.79
Democratic Justin Kuhnle 39,771 26.73
Libertarian Scott Wise 11,130 7.48
Total votes 148,793 100.00
Republican hold

District 4[edit]

Primary results[edit]

Republican primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Todd Rokita 43,179 71.19
Republican Kevin J. Grant 17,472 28.81
Total votes 60,651 100
Democratic primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic John Dale 3,742 42.18
Democratic Roger D. Day 2,266 25.54
Democratic Jeffrey Oliver Blaydes 1,332 15.01
Democratic Howard Joseph Pollchik 778 8.77
Democratic John L. Futrell 754 8.50
Total votes 8,872 100

General election results[edit]

Indiana's 4th Congressional District election, 2014[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Todd Rokita (Incumbent) 94,998 66.87
Democratic John Dale 47,056 33.13
Total votes 142,054 100.00
Republican hold

District 5[edit]

Primary results[edit]

Republican primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Susan Brooks 34,996 72.74
Republican David S. Stockdale 7,327 15.23
Republican David M. Campbell 5,790 12.03
Total votes 48,113 100
Democratic primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Shawn A. Denney 6,141 41.90
Democratic David William Ford 4,856 33.13
Democratic Allen Ray Davidson 3,660 24.97
Total votes 14,657 100

General election results[edit]

Indiana's 5th Congressional District election, 2014[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Susan Brooks (Incumbent) 105,277 65.21
Democratic Shawn Denney 49,756 30.82
Libertarian John Krom 6,407 3.97
Total votes 161,440 100.00
Republican hold

District 6[edit]

Primary results[edit]

Republican primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Luke Messer 49,094 100
Democratic primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Susan Hall Heitzman 9,078 48.28
Democratic Lane Siekman 5,574 29.64
Democratic Corrine Nicole Westerfield 4,151 22.08
Total votes 18,803 100

General election results[edit]

Indiana's 6th Congressional District election, 2014[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Luke Messer (Incumbent) 102,187 65.90
Democratic Susan Hall Heitzman 45,509 29.35
Libertarian Eric Miller 7,375 4.75
Total votes 155,071 100.00
Republican hold

District 7[edit]

Primary results[edit]

Democratic primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic André Carson 19,446 89.09
Democratic Curtis Godfrey 1,209 5.54
Democratic Mmoja Ajabu 782 3.58
Democratic Pierre Quincy Pullins 390 1.79
Total votes 21,827 100
Republican primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Catherine Ping 4,882 35.10
Republican Wayne "Gunny" Harmon 3,258 23.42
Republican J.D. Miniear 2,840 20.42
Republican Gordon Smith 1,872 13.46
Republican Erin Kent Magee 1,057 7.60
Total votes 13,909 100

General election results[edit]

Indiana's 7th Congressional District election, 2014[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Andre Carson (Incumbent) 61,443 54.73
Republican Catherine Ping 46,887 41.77
Libertarian Chris Mayo 3,931 3.50
Total votes 112,261 100.00
Democratic hold

District 8[edit]

Republican Congressman Larry Bucshon held this seat and was re-elected in 2014.

Primary results[edit]

Republican primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Larry Bucshon 30,967 74.85
Republican Andrew T. McNeil 10,405 25.15
Total votes 41,372 100
Democratic primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Tom Spangler 23,055 100

General election results[edit]

Indiana's 8th Congressional District election, 2014[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Larry Bucshon (Incumbent) 103,344 60.32
Democratic Tom Spangler 61,384 35.83
Libertarian Andrew Horning 6,587 3.84
Total votes 171,315 100
Republican hold

District 9[edit]

Republican Congressman Todd Young held this seat and was re-elected in 2014.

Primary results[edit]

Republican primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Todd Young 30,402 79.37
Republican Kathy Lowe Heil 4,607 12.03
Republican Mark G. Jones 3,293 8.60
Total votes 38,302 100
Democratic primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Bill Bailey 10,392 45.40
Democratic James R. McClure, Jr. 5,733 25.04
Democratic J.S. Miller 3,559 15.55
Democratic William Joseph Thomas 3,206 14.01
Total votes 22,890 100

General election results[edit]

Indiana's 9th Congressional District election, 2014[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Todd Young (Incumbent) 101,594 62.18
Democratic Bill Bailey 55,016 33.67
Libertarian Ralph Mike Frey 6,777 4.15
Total votes 163,387 100
Republican hold

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ostermeier, Eric (September 30, 2014). "No Free Passes: States With 2 Major Party Candidates in Every US House Race". Smart Politics. 
  2. ^ "Election Statistics, 1920 to Present - US House of Representatives: History, Art & Archives". history.house.gov. Retrieved 18 April 2018. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r "Secretary of State : Election Division: Election Results". Retrieved 17 December 2014. 
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i "Secretary of State : Election Division: Election Results". Retrieved 18 December 2014. 
  5. ^ "Brendan Mullen Not Running for Indiana's 2nd #IN02 (Updated) | At the Races". Atr.rollcall.com. 2013-07-12. Retrieved 2014-08-12. 
  6. ^ AP (20 October 2013). "Notre Dame official weighs 2nd District run". Lexington Herald-Leader. Retrieved 21 October 2013. 
  7. ^ Livingson, Abby (June 19, 2013). "Ambitious Hoosiers Wait for Future Statewide Races". Roll Call. Retrieved August 14, 2013. 

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