New York down ballot state executive elections, 2014
September 9, 2014
November 4, 2014
Governor • Lieutenant Governor • Attorney General
Incumbent Thomas DiNapoli won re-election to the comptroller's office. He faced Republican candidate Bob Antonacci, Green Party candidate Theresa Portelli and Libertarian Party candidate John Clifton.
Thomas DiNapoli- Incumbent (also running on the Working Families Party, Independence Party and Women's Equality Party lines) 
Bob Antonacci (also running on the Conservative Party, Life and Justice Party and "Stop Common Core" lines) - Onondaga County Comptroller
John Clifton (nominated at party convention)
Note: The general election candidates were nominated in party conventions or petitioned to join the gubernatorial race without a primary.
Did not qualify
|New York Controller, 2014|
|Democratic||Thomas DiNapoli Incumbent||60.2%||2,233,057|
|Election Results via New York State Board of Elections.|
- To audit all vouchers before payment and all official accounts
- to audit the accrual and collection of all revenues and receipts
- to prescribe such methods of accounting as are necessary for the performance of the foregoing duties.
Additionally, the legislature may also assign the following duties to the comptroller:
- supervision of the accounts of any political subdivision of the state
- powers and duties pertaining to or connected with the assessment and taxation of real estate
|New York Comptroller, 2010|
|Democratic||Thomas P. DiNapoli Incumbent||50.8%||2,271,666|
|Election Results via New York State Board of Elections|
Comprehensive donor information for this election has been collected by Follow the Money. Based on available campaign finance records, the candidates raised a raised a total of $5,385,895 during the election. This information was last updated on March 25, 2015.
|Campaign Contribution Totals|
|Thomas DiNapoli||New York Comptroller||$5,127,911|
|Bob Antonacci||New York Comptroller||$257,984|
|Theresa Portelli||New York Controller||$0|
|John Clifton||New York Comptroller||$0|
|Greg Fischer||New York Comptroller||$0|
|Grand Total Raised||$5,385,895|
|July 10, 2014||Filing deadline for state offices|
|September 9, 2014||Primary election|
|November 4, 2014||General election|
|January 1, 2015||Inauguration of state executive officers|
To learn more about developments in these races, check out the following news articles from Ballotpedia:
- New York state executive primary elections review: Andrew Cuomo holds off challenger in Democratic race
- Moreland commission causes controversy for Governor Cuomo
- Filing deadline review: New York state executives primary 2014
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- National Conference of State Legislatures Website, "State Primary Election Types," accessed January 6, 2014
- Fair Vote, "Congressional and Presidential Primaries: Open, Closed, Semi-Closed, and 'Top Two,'" accessed January 6, 2014
- Ballotpedia research conducted December 26, 2013, through January 3, 2014, researching and analyzing various state websites and codes.
- New York State Board of Elections, "Candidate Petition List," July 10, 2014
- Syracuse.com, "Antonacci announces run for New York State comptroller against DiNapoli," May 7, 2014
- The Libertarian Perty of Suffolk County, NY, "Michael McDermott to Lead Libertarian Team in Drive for Governor’s Race," April 27, 2014
- Follow the Money, "Overview of New York 2014 elections," accessed March 27, 2015
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