Filing deadline report: Strong showing from local third parties in Vermont

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June 13, 2014

Vermont

By Garrett Fortin

Montpelier, Vermont: Six state executive positions are up for election in 2014 in the state of Vermont: governor, lieutenant governor, attorney general, secretary of state, treasurer and auditor.

The primary election is scheduled for August 26, 2014. Vermont is one of 14 states that uses an open primary system, in which registered voters do not have to be members of a party to vote in that party's primary.[1][2][3]

All six incumbents are running for re-election. They are:


On Thursday, June 12, the filing period for primary candidates and third party candidates came to a close. The following list of candidates is current as of June 13, 2014. A total of 17 candidates filed for the 6 offices - 4 Republicans, 6 Democrats, 5 from the Liberty Union Party and 2 from the Vermont Progressive Party.

Governor

Lieutenant Governor

Attorney General

Secretary of State

Treasurer

Auditor

Note: The Vermont Secretary of State's office indicates that H. Brooke Paige filed to run for both attorney general and governor. It is unclear as of June 13 which filing, if either, is correct.

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