Filing deadline review: New York state executives primary 2014

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July 16, 2014

New York

By Garrett Fortin

Albany, New York: Four statewide executive office are up for election in 2014 in the state of New York: Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General and Comptroller.

The primary election is scheduled for September 9, 2014. New York is one of 12 states to use a strictly closed primary process, in which the selection of a party's candidates in an election is limited to registered party members.[1][2][3]

One incumbent, Lieutenant Governor Robert Duffy, is not running for re-election. The three incumbents running are:

On Friday, July 11, the filing period for primary candidates came to a close. The following list of candidates is current as of July 16, 2014.

There are four contested primaries, all on the Democratic side, with 12 candidates total. The Republican, Green and Libertarian parties have four candidates each, one in each race.

Governor

Lieutenant Governor

Attorney General

Comptroller

See also

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External links

References

  1. National Conference of State Legislatures Website, "State Primary Election Types," accessed January 6, 2014
  2. Fair Vote, "Congressional and Presidential Primaries: Open, Closed, Semi-Closed, and 'Top Two,'" accessed January 6, 2014
  3. Ballotpedia research conducted December 26, 2013 through January 3, 2014 researching and analyzing various state websites and codes.
  4. 4.00 4.01 4.02 4.03 4.04 4.05 4.06 4.07 4.08 4.09 4.10 4.11 4.12 New York State Board of Elections, "Candidate Petition List," accessed July 10, 2014
  5. 5.0 5.1 New York State Board of Election, "Candidate Petition List," accessed July 9, 2014
  6. New York Daily News, "Zephyr Teachout confirms plans for a Democratic primary against Gov. Cuomo," June 13, 2014
  7. New York State Board of Elections, "Candidate Petition List," accessed July 15, 2014
  8. New York Daily News, "Rob Astorino's Potential Governor Run Gets Encouragement, No Promises, From Chris Christie (UPDATED)," November 25, 2013
  9. HowieHawkins.org, "Hawkins steps up to take on Cuomo, Governor 1%," January 16, 2014
  10. Michael McDermott New York Governor 2014, "About," accessed April 21, 2014
  11. New York Post, "Cuomo’s pick for Lt. Gov. facing challenge from left," May 26, 2014
  12. New York Daily News, "Zephyr Teachout confirms plans for a Democratic primary against Gov. Cuomo," June 13, 2014
  13. SocialistWorker.org, "Offering New Yorkers a choice," May 8, 2014
  14. 14.0 14.1 14.2 The Libertarian Perty of Suffolk County, NY, "Michael McDermott to Lead Libertarian Team in Drive for Governor’s Race," April 27, 2014
  15. New York Daily News, "John Cahill takes major step toward NY attorney general run by creating campaign committee," APril 26, 2014
  16. Syracuse.com, "Antonacci announces run for New York State comptroller against DiNapoli," May 7, 2014