New York state executive official elections, 2014

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State Executive Official Elections

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Four state executive positions are up for election in 2014 in the state of New York.

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.[1][2][3]

The following offices will be elected in 2014 in New York:


Office Incumbent Assumed Office Incumbent running?
Governor Andrew Cuomo
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2011 Yes
Lieutenant Governor Robert Duffy
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2011 No[4]
Attorney General Eric Schneiderman
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2011 Undeclared
Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli
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2007 Yes


Declared candidates

Lost at convention

Did not file by deadline

Lieutenant Governor

Declared candidates

Did not file by deadline

Attorney General

Declared candidates


Down Ballot

Office Incumbent Assumed Office Incumbent running?
Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli
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2007 Yes[24]

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

See also

New York


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  2. Fair Vote, "Congressional and Presidential Primaries: Open, Closed, Semi-Closed, and 'Top Two,'" accessed January 6, 2014
  3. Ballotpedia research conducted December 26, 2013 through January 3, 2014 researching and analyzing various state websites and codes.
  4. Newsday, "Duffy says departure was his decision; Bellone in the mix for lieutenant governor," May 8, 2014
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 5.5 5.6 5.7 5.8 New York State Board of Elections, "Candidate Petition List," July 10, 2014
  6. 6.0 6.1 New York State Board of Election, "Candidate Petition List," accessed July 9, 2014
  7. New York Daily News, "Rob Astorino's Potential Governor Run Gets Encouragement, No Promises, From Chris Christie (UPDATED)," November 25, 2013
  8., "Hawkins steps up to take on Cuomo, Governor 1%," January 16, 2014
  9. Michael McDermott New York Governor 2014, "About," accessed April 21, 2014
  10. News10, "Nathan LeBron seeks Libertarian endorsement for NY Governor run," February 27, 2014
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 11.3 11.4 The Libertarian Perty of Suffolk County, NY, "Michael McDermott to Lead Libertarian Team in Drive for Governor’s Race," April 27, 2014
  12. Richard Cooper for NY Governor, "About Richard," March 13, 2014
  13. Chris Edes for Governor, "About Chris," March 13, 2014
  14. New York Daily News, "Zephyr Teachout confirms plans for a Democratic primary against Gov. Cuomo," June 13, 2014
  15. New York Post, "Pol running for gov," June 17, 2013
  16. Huffington Post, "Carl Paladino Says He May Run For New York Governor As Conservative Party Candidate," August 26, 2013
  17. The Militant, "Socialist Workers candidates raise fighting demands for working class," May 12, 2014
  18. New York Post, "Cuomo’s pick for Lt. Gov. facing challenge from left," May 26, 2014
  19., "Offering New Yorkers a choice," May 8, 2014
  20. New York Daily News, "Zephyr Teachout confirms plans for a Democratic primary against Gov. Cuomo," June 13, 2014
  21. New York Daily News, "John Cahill takes major step toward NY attorney general run by creating campaign committee," APril 26, 2014
  22. SILive, "Donovan: No rematch with Schneiderman in 2014 attorney general's race," November 8, 2013
  23. Times Union, "Garcia hits the rubber chicken dinner circuit," July 23, 2013
  24. DiNapoli 2014 for Comptroller, "Homepage," accessed April 19, 2013