Hawaii state executive official elections, 2014

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Two state executive positions are up for election in 2014 in the state of Hawaii. The general election will take place on November 4, 2014, following a primary on August 9.

Hawaii 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]

The following offices will be elected in 2014 in Hawaii:

In addition to candidate lists and election results, this page includes information about important dates, how the state's executive branch is organized, as well as links to articles about recent news in races across the state.

Partisan breakdown

Heading into the November 4 election, the Democratic Party holds two of the two state executive seats up for election in 2014 in Hawaii.

Hawaii State Executives -- Partisan Breakdown
Party As of September 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 2 Pending
     Republican Party 0 Pending
Total 2 2
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Office Incumbent Assumed Office Incumbent running? General Election Candidates 2014 Winner Partisan Switch?
Governor Neil Abercrombie
Neil Abercrombie.jpg
2010 Yes Republican Party Duke Aiona
Democratic Party David Ige
Libertarian Party Jeff Davis
Independent Mufi Hannemann
Misty Davis
Khistina Dejean
Richard Morse, Jr.
Joe Spatola
Pending
Lieutenant Governor Shan Tsutsui
Shan Tsutsui.jpg
2010 Yes[4] Democratic Party Shan Tsutsui
Republican Party Elwin Ahu
Independent Les Chang
Libertarian Party Cindy Marlin
Pending


Governor

Democratic primary - August 9, 2014

Governor of Hawaii, Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngDavid Ige 67.4% 157,050
Neil Abercrombie Incumbent 31.5% 73,507
Van Tanabe 1.1% 2,622
Total Votes 233,179
Election Results Via:Hawaii Division of Elections.

Republican primary - August 9, 2014

Governor of Hawaii, Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngDuke Aiona 97.2% 41,832
Stuart Gregory 1.5% 640
Charles Collins 1.3% 580
Total Votes 43,052
Election Results Via:Hawaii Division of Elections.

Lieutenant Governor

Democratic primary - August 9, 2014

Lieutenant Governor of Hawaii, Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngShan Tsutsui Incumbent 53.7% 120,779
Clayton Hee 36.1% 81,255
Mary Zanakis 8.1% 18,174
Miles Shiratori 1.2% 2,593
Sam Puletasi 0.9% 2,126
Total Votes 224,927
Election Results Via:Hawaii Division of Elections.

Republican primary - August 9, 2014

Lieutenant Governor of Hawaii, Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngElwin Ahu 70.6% 27,678
Kimo Sutton 29.4% 11,511
Total Votes 39,189
Election Results Via:Hawaii Division of Elections.

The general election takes place November 4, 2014.

Governor

Lieutenant Governor

Key deadlines

Deadline Event
June 3 Filing deadline
August 9 Primary election
November 4 General election
December 1 Inauguration day for state executive officials in general election

State executive organization

Executive officials in Hawaii are part of a three-pronged government structure that includes state legislators and state judges. The following chart details the relationship among different branches of Hawaii's state government:

Hawaii exec org chart.png

Ballotpedia reports

To learn more about developments in these races, check out the following news articles from Ballotpedia:

Recent news

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See also

Hawaii

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