Missouri down ballot state executive elections, 2014

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Missouri Down Ballot State Executive Elections

Primary Date
August 5, 2014

General Election Date:
November 4, 2014

Missouri State Executive Elections
Down Ballot
State Auditor

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One down ballot state executive position is up for election in the state of Missouri in 2014. The general election will take place on November 4, 2014, following a primary on August 5.

Incumbent State Auditor Thomas Schweich (R) is seeking re-election to a second term against Libertarian candidate Sean O'Toole and Constitution Party candidate Rodney Farthing.

Missouri 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]


See also: Missouri State Auditor


General election

Republican Party Thomas Schweich - Incumbent[4]
Libertarian Party Sean O'Toole[4]
Constitution Party Rodney Farthing[4]


Democratic Party Jay Swearingen[5][6]


Article IV, Section 13 of the state Constitution outlines the following duties of the auditor:

  • "Establish appropriate systems of accounting for all public officials of the state, post-audit the accounts of all state agencies and audit the treasury at least once annually."
  • "Make all other audits and investigations required by law, and shall make an annual report to the governor and general assembly."
  • "Establish appropriate systems of accounting for the political subdivisions of the state, supervise their budgeting systems, and audit their accounts as provided by law."
  • "No duty shall be imposed on him by law which is not related to the supervising and auditing of the receipt and expenditure of public funds.

Past elections


Missouri State Auditor, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngThomas Schweich 50.8% 974,517
     Democratic Susan Montee Incumbent 45.5% 871,867
     Libertarian Charles W. Baum 3.7% 70,816
Total Votes 1,917,200
Election Results Via: Missouri Secretary of State

Key deadlines

Deadline Event
March 25, 2014 Filing deadline for primary candidates
August 5, 2014 Primary election
November 4, 2014 General election
December 9, 2014 Final day for Missouri Secretary of State to certify votes[7]

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