Michigan attorney general election, 2014

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Michigan Attorney General Election

Primary Date
August 5, 2014

General Election Date:
November 4, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Bill Schuette Republican Party
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The Michigan attorney general election will take place on November 4, 2014. Incumbent Bill Schuette (R) was first elected in 2010 and is eligible to run for re-election.

Michigan 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 attorney general and secretary of state did not appear on the primary ballot, and the gubernatorial and lieutenant gubernatorial positions did not have contested primaries in 2014.[4]

Candidates

Announced

Democratic Party Mark Totten - Law professor at Michigan State University[5]
Republican Party Bill Schuette - Incumbent[6]

Note: Democratic and Republican candidates for this office are appointed by their respective state conventions.

General election

Libertarian Party Justin M. Altman
Independent U.S. Taxpayers Party candidate Gerald T. Van Sickle
Green Party John Anthony La Pietra

Polls

Michigan Attorney General
Poll Bill Schuette* (R) Mark Totten (D)UndecidedMargin of ErrorSample Size
Conservative Intel Poll
(January 7-8, 2014)
42%33%24%+/-3.831,004
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