The 2014 Senate Elections

Dear Readers,

Here are your marching orders: Take back the Senate in 2014.

Election 2014 Election Map

Election 2014 Election Map

There are 33 seats involved in the 2014 cycle. 20 Democrat seats and 13 Republican seats are up for reelection. This list is subject to change and will be date stamped. Here’s the breakout (below).

  • Hot races are in Red.
  • Once we have all the challengers, I’ll likely replace this list and link to an excel chart instead.
  • As of this update all candidates have declared they are running except for: Mississippi
  • Last Updated:

    JANUARY 6, 2014

State Incumbent Party Opposing candidates
Alabama Jeff Sessions Republican
Alaska Mark Begich Democratic Mead Treadwell(R) Joe Miller(R), Kathleen Tonn(R), John Jaramillo(R)
Daniel Sullivan(R)
Arkansas Mark Pryor Democratic Tom Cotton(R)
Colorado Mark Udall Democratic Randy Baumgardner(R), Ken Buck(I), Owen Hill(R), Jaime McMillan(R) Amy Stephens(R)
Delaware Chris Coons Democratic  
Georgia Saxby Chambliss Republican Paul Broun(R), Jack Kingston(R), Michelle Nunn(D), Eugene Yu(R), Karen Handel(R), Phil Gingrey(R), Derrick Greyson(R) Branko Radulovacki(D)  David Perdue(R) Todd Robinson(D) Steen Miles(D)
Hawaii (special) Brian Schatz Democratic Brian Schatz(D), Colleen Hanabusa(D)
Idaho Jim Risch Republican
Illinois Richard Durbin Democratic Chad Koppie( R),Doug Truax( R), Sharon Hansen (L)
Iowa Tom Harkin Democratic Bruce Braley(D) Paul Lunde(R) Matthew Whitaker(R)    David Young(R) Joni Ernst(R) Scott Schaben(R) Sam Clovis(R)
Kansas Pat Roberts Republican Dr. Milton Wolf(TP),         Pat Roberts(R)
Kentucky Mitch McConnell Republican Matt Bevin(R) Alison Lundergan Grimes(D)       Greg Leichty(?)     Ed Marksberry(I) Bennie J. Smith(D)
David Patterson(L) Gurley Martin(R),
Louisiana Mary Landrieu Democratic Bill Cassidy(R) , Rob Maness(R)
Maine Susan Collins Republican Shenna Bellows(R)
Massachusetts John Kerry Democratic Ed Markey(D) Gabriel Gomez(R)-?
Michigan Carl Levin Democratic Gary Peters(D) Terri Lynn(R)
Minnesota Al Franken Democratic Mike McFadden(R) Jim Abeler(R) Julianne Ortman(R)      Monti Moreno(R) Chris Dahlberg( R)
Mississippi Thad Cochran Republican Chris McDaniel(R)
Montana Max Baucus Democratic Champ Edmunds(R), Corey Stapelton(R)
Dirk Adams(D)       John Walsh(D)
Steve Daines(R)
David Leaser(R)
Nebraska Mike Johanns Republican Bart McLeay(R) Shane Osborn(R) Ben Sasse(R)     Sid Dinsdale(R)
New Hampshire Jeanne Shaheen Democratic Andy Martin(R)  Jim Rubens(R)
New Jersey Frank Lautenberg Democratic Cory Booker(D) Rush Holt(D)  Frank Pallone(D) Steve Lonegan(R)
New Mexico Tom Udall Democratic David Clements (R)
North Carolina Kay Hagan Democratic Greg Brannon(TP)  Thom Tillis (R) Heather Grant (R) Mark Harris (R)
Bill Flynn (R)
Ted Alexander (R)
Oklahoma Jim Inhofe Republican Matt Silverstein(D)
Oregon Jeff Merkley Democratic Mark Callahan(R)  Sam Carpenter(R) Jason Conger(R)  Jo Rae Perkins (R)
Rhode Island Jack Reed Democratic
South Carolina Lindsey Graham Republican Richard Cash(R) Nancy Mace(R) Lee Bright(L)    Jay Stamper(D)
South Carolina (special) Tim Scott Republican
South Dakota Tim Johnson Democratic Annette Bosworth(R)       Mike Rounds (R) Larry Rhoden (R)       Stace Nelson (R)      Rick Weiland (D)
Tennessee Lamar Alexander Republican Joe Carr(R)     Brenda Lenard(R) Danny Page(R)   Larry Crim(D)
Texas John Cornyn Republican DwayneStovall(R)      Erick Wyatt(R)
Virginia Mark Warner Democratic Shak Hill(R)      Howie Lind(R)           Ed Gillespie (R)
West Virginia Jay Rockefeller Democratic Shelley Moore Capito(R)            Pat McGeehan(R)  Natalie Tennant(D)
Wyoming Mike Enzi Republican Thomas Blemming(R)


Here is a list of Senate seats that will be part of the 2014 election cycle. Find your state and get to work. This post will be updated as challenger information is added or relevant information comes along, so bookmark it and come back to it as need be.  It is imperative we take back the Senate, folks.

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NOTICE: The News Links portion of this article has been moved to a separate post HERE. The news links will be date stamped when updated.

About A.P. Dillon

A.P. Dillon is a reporter currently writing at The North State Journal. She resides in the Triangle area of North Carolina. Find her on Twitter: @APDillon_ Tips:
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