2014 United States House of Representatives elections in Alabama
All 7 Alabama seats to the United States House of Representatives
|Elections in Alabama|
The 2014 United States House of Representatives elections in Alabama took place on November 4, 2014. Voters elected the 7 U.S. Representatives from the state of Alabama. The elections coincided with the elections of other offices, including the Governor of Alabama.
Primary elections were held on June 3, 2014. Primary runoffs, necessary if no candidate won a majority of the vote, were held on 15 July.
- 1 District 1
- 2 District 2
- 3 District 3
- 4 District 4
- 5 District 5
- 6 District 6
- 7 District 7
- 8 References
- 9 External links
Republican Bradley Byrne won the December 2013 special election held after the resignation of Jo Bonner. He was originally believed to be running for re-election unopposed, but Burton LeFlore, his Democratic opponent in the 2013 special election, managed to qualify.
|Republican||Bradley Byrne (incumbent)||103,758||68.2|
|Republican||Martha Roby (incumbent)||113,103||67.3|
|Republican||Mike D. Rogers (incumbent)||50,372||75.9|
|Republican||Mike D. Rogers (incumbent)||103,558||66.1|
|Republican||Robert Aderholt (incumbent)||132,831||98.6|
Republican Mo Brooks has represented the district since being elected in 2010, after defeating the incumbent, party switching Democrat-turned-Republican Parker Griffith, in the Republican primary. Griffith ran again in the Republican primary in 2012, and Brooks won again. Supporters of Griffith circulated petitions to get Griffith on the ballot as an independent. He considered doing so, but instead rejoined the Democratic Party and is running for Governor. No Democrat filed to run. Brooks defeated challenger Jerry Hill in the Republican primary. Mark Bray is challenging Brooks as an independent candidate. Reggie Hill is running as a write-in candidate.
|Republican||Mo Brooks (incumbent)||49,117||80.3|
|Republican||Mo Brooks (incumbent)||115,338||74.4|
- Scott Beason, state senator and candidate for the seat in 2012
- Will Brooke, executive vice president and managing partner of Harbert Management Corporation
- Paul DeMarco, state representative
- Chad Mathis, orthopedic surgeon
- Gary Palmer, president of the conservative think tank Alabama Policy Institute
- Robert Shattuck, attorney
- Tom Vigneulle, businessman
- Spencer Bachus, incumbent U.S. Representative
- Slade Blackwell, state senator
- Bill Armistead, chairman of the Alabama Republican Party and former state senator
- Slade Blackwell, state senator
- Greg Canfield, Secretary of the Alabama Department of Commerce and former state representative
- David Carrington, president of the Jefferson County Commission
- Steve French, former state senator
- Tony Petelos, Jefferson County Manager
- Minda Riley Campbell, attorney and daughter of former governor Bob Riley
- Rob Riley, attorney and son of former governor Riley
- Cliff Sims, blogger
- David Standridge, state representative and candidate for the seat in 2012
- Cam Ward, state senator
- Jack Williams, state representative
|JMC Analytics (R-Mathis)||April 15 & 17, 2014||445||± 4.6%||9%||10%||15%||16%||4%||2%||44%|
DeMarco and Palmer advanced to a July 15 runoff election to decide the Republican primary, which Palmer won.
|Cygnal||July 7–8, 2014||647||± 3.84%||29%||60%||11%|
Palmer faced Democrat Mark Lester, a professor at Birmingham-Southern College who replaced original nominee Avery Vise, in November. Robert Shattuck, who lost in the Republican primary, will run as a write-in candidate. Libertarian Aimee Love had been running, but the Alabama Libertarian Party was unable to secure ballot access for federal elections.
Democrat Terri Sewell has represented the district since being elected in 2010. She faced a primary challenge from former Birmingham City Attorney Tamara Harris Johnson. No Republican filed to run for the office.
|Democratic||Terri Sewell (incumbent)||74,953||83.9|
|Democratic||Tamara Harris Johnson||14,374||16.1|
|Democratic||Terri Sewell (incumbent)||133,687||98.4|
- Sullivan, Sean (December 17, 2013). "Republican Bradley Byrne wins Alabama special election". The Washington Post. Washington, DC. Retrieved December 18, 2013.
- "List of candidates for major Alabama offices". ABC 3340. February 8, 2014. Archived from the original on February 13, 2014. Retrieved February 8, 2014.
- "Alabama Democrats". Alabama Democratic Party. Retrieved March 7, 2014.
- "Certified General Election Results" (PDF). Alabama Secretary of State. Retrieved December 13, 2014.
- Official Alabama Secretary of State Results Archived July 18, 2014, at the Wayback Machine
- "Parker Griffith to challenge Mo Brooks as an independent candidate for Congress? | AL.com". Blog.al.com. 2013-10-31. Retrieved 2014-08-08.
- Gattis, Paul (June 3, 2014). "Huntsville's Mark Bray expects to qualify as independent to run for Congress". AL.com. Retrieved June 28, 2014.
- Gattis, Paul (July 18, 2014). "Huntsville's Reggie Hill to run for Congress as write-in candidate". AL.com. Retrieved July 18, 2014.
- "Alabama Rep. Spencer Bachus won't seek re-election". Fox News. Associated Press. September 30, 2013. Retrieved October 7, 2013.
- "Ala state Rep. Paul DeMarco running for Congress - ABC 33/40 - Birmingham News, Weather, Sports". ABC 33/40. October 24, 2013. Archived from the original on October 29, 2013. Retrieved October 28, 2013.
- Cahn, Emily (September 30, 2013). "Crowded GOP Race Expected in Bachus District | #AL06". Roll Call. Retrieved October 7, 2013.
- Dean, Charles J. (September 30, 2013). "Let's get ready to rumble In the race to succeed Spencer Bachus in Congress". The Birmingham News. Retrieved October 7, 2013.
- "Sen. Ward, Rep. Williams won't seek Alabama's 6th Congressional District". The Republic. Associated Press. October 2, 2013. Retrieved October 7, 2013.
- Cahn, Emily. "Gary Palmer Marks Second Chance for Club for Growth in Alabama Race". Atr.rollcall.com. Retrieved 2014-08-08.
- "Alabama Runoff Results". Al.com. July 15, 2014. Retrieved July 16, 2014.
- Cason, Mike (August 16, 2014). "Alabama Democratic Party nominates Birmingham-Southern professor Mark Lester in 6th congressional district". AL.com. Retrieved August 24, 2014.
- Stinson, Jim (July 17, 2014). "Robert Shattuck, defeated early in GOP primary for 6th Congressional District, weighs write-in run". AL.com. Retrieved July 18, 2014.
- "Alabama Democratic Primary Results". alabamavote.gov. June 3, 2014. Retrieved July 16, 2014.