Maryland attorney general election, 2014

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Maryland Attorney General Election

Primary Date
June 24, 2014

General Election Date:
November 4, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Doug Gansler Democratic Party
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Maryland State Executive Elections
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The Maryland attorney general election will take place on November 4, 2014. Incumbent Doug Gansler (D) was first elected in 2006 and re-elected in 2010. Despite being eligible to run for re-election to his current post, Gansler announced on June 1, 2013 that he would not seek a third term as attorney general in 2014 and instead run for Governor of Maryland.[1]

Maryland is one of 21 states with a mixed primary system. Parties decide who may vote in their primary election and generally close it to all voters except those registered with their party.[2] The primary was held on June 24, 2014.

Candidates

General election

Democratic Party Brian Frosh - Member of the Maryland State Senate, representing District 16[3][4]
Republican Party Jeffrey Pritzker[5]
Libertarian Party Leo Wayne Dymowski[5]

Lost in primary

Democratic Party Aisha Braveboy - Member of the Maryland House of Delegates, representing District 25[6]
Democratic Party Jon Cardin - Member of the Maryland House of Delegates, representing District 11[7][3]

Results

Democratic primary

Maryland Attorney General, Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngBrian Frosh 49.7% 217,026
Jon Cardin 30.3% 132,275
Aisha Braveboy 20% 87,575
Total Votes 436,876
Election Results Via:WBALTV. Vote totals above are unofficial and reflect 100% precincts reporting.


Key dates

Deadline Event
February 25, 2014 Last day to file candidacy for primary election
June 24, 2014 Primary election
November 4, 2014 General election
December 9, 2014 Certification of results[8]

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