New York Lieutenant Gubernatorial election, 2014

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New York Lieutenant Gubernatorial Election

Primary Date
September 9, 2014

General Election Date:
November 4, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Robert Duffy Democratic Party
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New York State Executive Elections
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Governor Lieutenant GovernorAttorney General
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The New York lieutenant gubernatorial election will take place on November 4, 2014. Incumbent Robert Duffy (D) was first elected in 2010 and is eligible to seek re-election in 2014, although he opted not to run. In May 2014, Duffy announced his plans to retire as lieutenant governor after his first term, which ends in January 2015.[1]

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.[2][3][4]


General election

Democratic Party Kathy Hochul (also running on the Working Families Party, Independence Party of America Independence Party and Women's Equality Party lines) - Former U.S. House Representative, New York, District 26[5][6]
Republican Party Chris Moss (also running on the Conservative Party Conservative Party. Life and Justice and "Stop Common Core" lines)[6]
Green Party Brian Jones - educator[7]
Libertarian Party Chris Edes (nominated at party convention) - Libertarian activist[8]
Independent Rent is 2 Damn High candidate Christalle Felix[6]
Independent Sapient Party candidate Kendy Guzman[6]

Lost in primary

Democratic Party Tim Wu[9]

Did not qualify

Democratic Party Nenad Bach[6]



Lieutenant Governor of New York, Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngKathy Hochul 59.9% 303,693
Tim Wu 40.1% 203,684
Total Votes 507,377
Election Results Via:Politico. Vote totals above are unofficial and reflect 99.5% precincts reporting.

Note: The remaining general election candidates were nominated in party conventions or petitioned to join the gubernatorial race without a primary.

Key deadlines

Deadline Event
July 10, 2014 Filing deadline for state offices
September 9, 2014 Primary election
November 4, 2014 General election

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