Colorado Gubernatorial and Lieutenant Gubernatorial election, 2014

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Colorado Gubernatorial and Lieutenant Gubernatorial Election

Primary Date
June 24, 2014

General Election Date:
November 4, 2014

Incumbents prior to election:
John Hickenlooper Democratic Party
Lt. Gov. Joseph Garcia Democratic Party
Colorado State Executive Elections
Top Ballot
Governor/Lieutenant GovernorSecretary of StateAttorney General
Down Ballot

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The Colorado Gubernatorial and Lieutenant Gubernatorial election will take place on November 4, 2014. Incumbents John Hickenlooper and Joseph Garcia are eligible for re-election. The winners of the election will serve 4-year terms in office.

Colorado is one of 21 states with a mixed primary system. The primary is considered closed, but unaffiliated voters may choose to affiliate with a party on election day in order to vote.[1]


Running mates listed together in order of "Governor/Lieutenant Governor"[2]

General election

Lost in the Primary

Primary results

Republican Primary

Governor of Colorado, Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngBob Beauprez 30.2% 115,430
Scott Gessler 23.2% 88,608
Mike Kopp 19.8% 75,778
Tom Tancredo 26.7% 101,983
Total Votes 381,799
Election Results Via:Colorado Secretary of State. Vote totals above are unofficial and reflect 97% precincts reporting.


Colorado Governor General Election - Hickenlooper vs. Beauprez
Poll John Hickenlooper* (D) Bob Beauprez (R)UndecidedMargin of ErrorSample Size
Public Policy Polling
March 13-16, 2014
Magellan (R-Liberty Foundation of America)
APril 14-15, 2014
Public Policy Polling (D-National Coalition for Safer Roads)
April 17-20, 2014
Quinnipiac University
April 15-21, 2014
June 25-26, 2014
July 7-10, 2014
Gravis Marketing
July 8-19, 214
Quinnipiac University
July 10-14, 2014
Public Policy Polling (D)
July 17-20, 2014
July 5-24, 2014
September 1-2, 2014
September 3-4, 2014
AVERAGES 46.5% 41.83% 8.58% +/-2.63 946.33
Note: The polls above may not reflect all polls that have been conducted in this race. Those displayed are a random sampling chosen by Ballotpedia staff. If you would like to nominate another poll for inclusion in the table, send an email to

Gubernatorial electoral history

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Policy and Elections
Energy has been a major policy area in the elections this year in Colorado. Find out more about Energy policy in Colorado.


See also: Colorado gubernatorial election, 2010

On November 2, 2010, John Hickenlooper won election to the office of Governor of Colorado. He defeated Tom Tancredo (ACP), Dan Maes (R), Jaimes Brown (L), Jason Clark (I) and Paul Fiorino (I) in the general election.

Governor of Colorado, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Hickenlooper 51% 912,005
     American Constitution Party Tom Tancredo 36.5% 651,232
     Republican Dan Maes 11.1% 199,034
     Libertarian Jaimes Brown 0.7% 12,314
     Independent Jason Ray Clark 0.5% 8,576
     Independent Paul Fiorino 0.2% 3,483
Total Votes 1,786,644
Election Results Via: The New York Times

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