Final
Projections

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Updated:
Tue. Nov 04, 2014
Senate
Republicans 52
Democrats 45
Independents 3
GOP +7, IND +1
House
Republicans 245
Democrats 190
GOP +11
Governors
Republicans 27
Democrats 22
Independents 1
DEM +1, IND +1
2014 Elections on Demand
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Polls

Michigan 1st District Election

Election Day
November 8, 2016
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The Candidates

Michigan 1st District Election 2014 - Dan Benishek vs. Jerry Cannon
Republican
Dan Benishek
Incumbent
Democrat
Jerry Cannon
Nominee
Incumbent:  Republican Dan Benishek is seeking a third term in 2014.  He faced only minor primary opposition.
Republicans
  • Dan Benishek - Incumbent  
  • Alan Arcand
Democrats
  • Jerry Cannon - Former Kalkaska County Sheriff  
Party nominee -

Projection Data

Election Projection:  Dan Benishek by 6.1%
PunditDatePrediction
Charlie CookOctober 17Benishek +8 (Likely GOP)
Larry SabatoOctober 9Benishek +8 (Likely GOP)
Stuart RothenbergOctober 10Benishek +8 (Likely GOP)
Real Clear PoliticsNovember 3Toss-up
FirmDatesCannonBenishek
Polls will be posted as they become available.
Projection Calculations
MetricRaw ValueWeightNet Value
Pundit ratings6.0100%6.0
Head-to-head pollsn/a0%0.0
Composite GenericDifferenceOffsetAdjustment
November 4, 2014 - details 2.42.00.1
Projection History
DateProjectionRating
October 14, 2014Benishek +6.2Mod GOP Hold
May 09, 2014Benishek +2.7Weak GOP Hold
Preliminary-----Weak GOP Hold

Election Timeline

Michigan Polling Hours
Time Zone
Eastern/Central
Polls Open
7:00AM Local time
Polls Close
8:00PM Local time
Important Dates
Filing Deadline
April 22, 2014
Primary Election
August 5, 2014
Election Day
November 4, 2014
Election Results
Michigan 1st District
Dan Benishek  52.1
Jerry Cannon  45.3
Called: Benishek +6.8
Election Projection
Michigan 1st District
Dan Benishek-inc  +6.1
Mod GOP Hold
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