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

 

Kay Hagan official photo.jpg

Thom Tillis official portrait.jpg

Sean Haugh 2.JPG

NomineeKay HaganThom TillisSean Haugh
PartyDemocraticRepublicanLibertarian

Incumbent U.S. Senator

Kay Hagan
Democratic

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

 

Kay Hagan official photo.jpg

Thom Tillis official portrait.jpg

Sean Haugh 2.JPG

NomineeKay HaganThom TillisSean Haugh
PartyDemocraticRepublicanLibertarian

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]

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]

Withdrew[edit]

Results[edit]

Democratic primary election results[8]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
DemocraticKay Hagan370,34477.16
DemocraticWill Stewart66,58813.87
DemocraticErnest T. Reeves43,0418.97
Turnout479,973

Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

The eight Republican candidates on the 2014 U.S. Senate primary ballot were the most in party history in North Carolina, more than the seven on the ballot in the 2002 Republican primary won by Elizabeth Dole.[9]

Declared[edit]

Withdrew[edit]

Declined[edit]

Endorsements[edit]

Polling[edit]

Primary
Poll sourceDate(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 PollingMay 3–4, 2014925± 3.2%2%0%28%4%15%1%1%40%11%
Public Policy PollingApril 26–28, 2014694± 3.7%2%1%20%5%11%2%3%46%12%
SurveyUSAApril 16–22, 2014392± 5%1%1%20%2%15%2%2%39%19%
Public Policy PollingApril 3–6, 2014314± 5.5%6%5%15%7%11%1%2%18%34%
SurveyUSAMarch 27–31, 2014433± 4.8%6%1%15%6%11%2%3%23%34%
SurveyUSAMarch 19–23, 2014405± 5%1%2%13%5%9%0%5%27%38%
SurveyUSAMarch 17–19, 2014405± 5%7%4%15%11%6%3%4%28%23%
Public Policy PollingMarch 6–9, 2014392± 5%7%6%14%11%7%1%4%14%36%
American InsightsFebruary 11–15, 2014168± 7.6%4%4%7%11%74%
Public Policy PollingFebruary 6–9, 2014305± 5.6%10%13%13%8%2%20%34%
Poll sourceDate(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 PollingJanuary 9–12, 2014575± 4.1%11%7%11%8%19%44%
Public Policy PollingDecember 5–8, 2013529± 4.3%11%8%11%12%13%44%
Public Policy PollingNovember 8–11, 2013498± 4.4%11%8%14%20%47%
Public Policy PollingSeptember 6–9, 2013311± 5.6%13%6%11%8%5%12%2%43%
Public Policy PollingAugust 8–11, 2013344± 5.3%9%7%9%18%4%4%8%2%40%
22%23%56%
Public Policy PollingJuly 12–14, 2013373± 5.1%11%7%11%11%16%1%5%3%35%
22%18%21%39%
25%32%43%
Public Policy PollingJune 12–14, 2013374± 5.1%11%7%8%9%23%4%9%3%27%
Poll sourceDate(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 PollingMay 17–20, 2013366± 5.1%10%14%7%10%15%6%38%
Public Policy PollingApril 11–14, 2013468± 4.5%11%18%6%12%1%13%7%32%
Public Policy PollingMarch 7–10, 2013530± 4.3%8%12%4%10%1%18%13%7%2%24%
Public Policy PollingFebruary 7–10, 2013518± 4.3%7%18%5%10%1%18%3%10%3%27%
Poll sourceDate(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 PollingJanuary 10–13, 2013449± 4.6%5%11%21%2%5%15%6%2%33%
Public Policy PollingDecember 6–9, 2012462± 4.6%11%17%9%6%13%4%14%2%25%
Runoff

Results[edit]

Republican primary election results[8]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
RepublicanThom Tillis222,41645.69
RepublicanGreg Brannon132,13527.14
RepublicanMark Harris85,43017.55
RepublicanHeather Grant22,8564.7
RepublicanJim Snyder9,3711.93
RepublicanTed Alexander9,2211.89
RepublicanAlex Lee Bradshaw3,5090.72
RepublicanEdward Kryn1,8440.38
Turnout486,782

Libertarian primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]

Results[edit]

Libertarian primary election results[8]
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
LibertarianSean Haugh1,21560.69
LibertarianTim D'Annunzio78739.31
Turnout2,002

Other parties[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]

General election[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Polling[edit]

Poll sourceDate(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin of
error
Kay
Hagan (D)
Thom
Tillis (R)
Sean
Haugh (L)
OtherUndecided
Civitas InstituteJune 18–19 & 22, 2014600± 4%42%36%9%12%
47%43%9%
Public Policy PollingJune 12–15, 20141,076± 3%39%34%11%16%
42%38%20%
Civitas InstituteMay 20–22, 2014600± 4%36%39%8%15%
41%46%12%
Public Policy PollingMay 9–11, 2014877± 3.3%38%36%11%15%
41%41%18%
Rasmussen ReportsMay 7–8, 2014750± 4%44%45%5%7%
Magellan StrategiesApril 14–15, 2014804± 3.46%43%43%8%6%
New York Times/Kaiser FamilyApril 8–15, 2014900± ?42%40%5%14%
Public Policy PollingApril 3–6, 2014740± 3.6%43%41%16%
SurveyUSAMarch 27–31, 20141,489± 2.6%45%46%9%
Public Policy PollingMarch 6–9, 2014884± 3.3%45%43%13%
Hickman AnalyticsFebruary 17–20, 2014400± 4.9%45%41%13%
American InsightsFebruary 11–15, 2014611± 4%38%35%26%
Public Policy PollingFebruary 6–9, 2014708± 3.7%40%42%17%
Rasmussen ReportsJanuary 22–23, 2014500± 4.5%40%47%3%10%
Harper PollingJanuary 20–21, 2014778± 3.51%44%44%12%
Public Policy PollingJanuary 9–12, 20141,384± 2.6%42%43%15%
Public Policy PollingDecember 5–8, 20131,281± 2.7%44%42%14%
Public Policy PollingNovember 8–11, 2013701± 4%44%42%14%
Public Policy PollingOctober 4–6, 2013746± ?%47%40%13%
Public Policy PollingSeptember 6–9, 2013600± 4%51%36%14%
Public Policy PollingAugust 8–11, 2013600± 4%47%39%14%
Public Policy PollingJuly 12–14, 2013600± 4%49%38%12%
Public Policy PollingJune 12–14, 2013500± 4.4%45%40%15%
Public Policy PollingMay 17–20, 2013500± 4.4%48%41%11%
Public Policy PollingApril 11–14, 2013601± 4%49%39%11%
Public Policy PollingMarch 7–10, 2013611± 4%50%36%14%
Public Policy PollingFebruary 7–10, 2013600± 4%46%38%16%
Public Policy PollingJanuary 10–13, 2013608± 4%47%37%16%
Public Policy PollingDecember 6–9, 2012578± 4.1%48%38%14%

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ CNN: Sen. Kay Hagan to run again in 2014
  2. ^ 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. 
  3. ^ a b NC State Board of Elections: Candidate filing list
  4. ^ News & Observer: 2 long-shot Democrats challenge Kay Hagan
  5. ^ News & Observer: Kay Hagan gets a challenger
  6. ^ Fayetteville Observer
  7. ^ 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."
  8. ^ a b c NC State Board of Elections website
  9. ^ Ostermeier, Eric (May 6, 2014). "North Carolina GOP Eyes 2nd Ever US Senate Primary Runoff". 
  10. ^ Shelby Star
  11. ^ Dr. Greg Brannon steps up to challenge Hagan in 2014
  12. ^ Heather Grant to run for U.S. Senate seat - journalpatriot: News
  13. ^ Trygstad, Kyle. "Conservative Preacher Joins North Carolina Senate Primary". Roll Call. Retrieved 12 September 2013. 
  14. ^ http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2014/01/21/4629659/retired-doctor-another-candidate.html#.UuFlEKX0B0s
  15. ^ WBTV/Associated Press
  16. ^ WRAL/AP: Tillis says he'll run for US Senate
  17. ^ a b c d Mimms, Sarah (February 13, 2013). "N.C. Labor Commissioner Considering Run Against Hagan". National Journal. Retrieved February 14, 2013. 
  18. ^ https://www.facebook.com/EmblerforSenate/posts/459287710822959
  19. ^ Fox 8
  20. ^ John Frank (January 30, 2014). "Republican Bill Flynn takes early exit from US Senate race". News Observer. Retrieved January 31, 2014. 
  21. ^ News & Observer Under the Dome: Phil Berger won't run for US Senate
  22. ^ Frank, John (May 29, 2013). "Cherie Berry says she won't run for U.S. Senate". The News & Observer. Retrieved May 29, 2013. 
  23. ^ Robertson, Gary D. (September 18, 2013). "Brunstetter considering US Senate bid". Associated Press. WRAL-TV. Retrieved September 18, 2013. 
  24. ^ News & Observer Under the Dome: Pete Brunstetter says he won't seek US Senate seat
  25. ^ Trygstad, Kyle (May 17, 2013). "Ambassador Eyeing Kay Hagan Challenge". Roll Call. Retrieved May 17, 2013. 
  26. ^ House Republican Won't Run for Senate #NCSEN | At the Races
  27. ^ Morrill, Jim (March 13, 2013). "If nominated, he will not run ....". Campaign Tracker. Retrieved March 14, 2013. 
  28. ^ Cahn, Emily (August 20, 2013). "Virginia Foxx Says No to Senate Bid in North Carolina". Roll Call. Retrieved August 20, 2013. 
  29. ^ Cahn, Emily (April 11, 2013). "North Carolina: McHenry Won't Run Against Hagan". Roll Call. Retrieved April 11, 2013. 
  30. ^ Morrill, Jim (April 26, 2013). "Table Talk". Charlotte Business Journal. Retrieved May 18, 2013. 
  31. ^ "Rand Paul Endorses in North Carolina Primary". Roll Call. October 16, 2013. Retrieved October 17, 2013. 
  32. ^ Frank, John (March 6, 2014). "Utah Sen. Mike Lee endorses Greg Brannon in contested Senate primary". News and Observer. Retrieved 6 March 2014. 
  33. ^ Liberty Circle: Congressman Thomas Massie Endorses Greg Brannon for U.S. Senate
  34. ^ Ron Paul 2014 Endorsements | LibertyPAC
  35. ^ Winston-Salem Journal
  36. ^ News & Observer: Coulter endorses Brannon, bashes Tillis
  37. ^ http://therightscoop.com/mark-levin-endorses-greg-brannon-for-us-senate/
  38. ^ FreedomWorks backs Brannon in N.C. - Katie Glueck - POLITICO.com
  39. ^ Gun Owners of America Endorses Greg Brannon for US Senate — Brannon for US Senate
  40. ^ NAGR PAC Endorses Greg Brannon for US Senate — Brannon for US Senate
  41. ^ News & Observer Morning Memo (Nov. 25, 2013)
  42. ^ News & Observer
  43. ^ Charlotte Observer
  44. ^ a b c News & Observer
  45. ^ N&R endorses Jim Snyder in Republican US Senate primary
  46. ^ a b Romney endorses Tillis in North Carolina | TheHill
  47. ^ http://atr.rollcall.com/2016-rand-paul-jeb-bush-north-carolina-senate http://atr.rollcall.com/2016-rand-paul-jeb-bush-north-carolina-senate/
  48. ^ http://abclocal.go.com/wtvd/story?section=news/politics&id=9520467 Governor Pat McCrory endorses Thom Tillis in Senate race
  49. ^ North Carolina Senate primary: Rand Paul endorses Thom Tillis - James Hohmann - POLITICO.com
  50. ^ Romney endorses Tillis | Under the Dome Blog | NewsObserver.com
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  52. ^ Charlotte Observer: Controversial former candidate making Senate bid
  53. ^ Charlotte Observer
  54. ^ Charlotte Observer: Indian Trail councilman tenders resignation – in Klingon

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