Pennsylvania Lieutenant Gubernatorial election, 2014

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Pennsylvania Lieutenant Gubernatorial Election

Primary Date
May 20, 2014

General Election Date:
November 4, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Jim Cawley Republican Party
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The Pennsylvania lieutenant gubernatorial election will take place on November 4, 2014. Incumbent Jim Cawley (R) was first elected in 2010 and is eligible to seek re-election.

Pennsylvania 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]


Declared candidates

Lost in the primary



Primary Election Results

  • Republican primary - Uncontested
  • Democratic primary -
Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania, Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngMike Stack 46.7% 347,890
Mark Critz 15.9% 118,339
Brad Koplinski 11.9% 88,644
Mark Smith 14.6% 108,683
Brandon Neuman 10.8% 80,661
Total Votes 744,217
Election Results Via:Pennsylvania Department of State Unofficial Election Results. Vote totals above are unofficial and reflect 99.53% precincts reporting.

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  1. National Conference of State Legislatures Website, "State Primary Election Types," accessed January 6, 2014
  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. PoliticsPA, "State Sen. Stack Passes on Guv Run, Seeks LG Instead," October 17, 2013
  6. PoliticsPA, "Green Party Officially Nominates For Lt. Gov.," March 17, 2014
  7. The Sentinel, "ex-Rep. Mark Critz seeking Dem nod for lieutenant governor," August 15, 2013
  8. The Associated Press-, "Harrisburg council member runs for lt. governor," February 5, 2013
  9. The Daily Review, "Mark Smith enters Lt. Gov.'s race," February 22, 2013
  10. Politics PA, "PA Dems Endorse Waters & Other State Committee News," January 22, 2014
  11. Politics PA, "Smith Blasts Critz On NRA Support," January 22, 2014
  12. Politics PA, "No Firm Favorite for Guv at Dem State Committee," June 14, 2013
  13. Politics PA, "PSEA Prez Says No to LG Run," November 15, 2013
  14. Penn Live, "Brenda Alton drops hat in ring for Pennsylvania lieutenant governor," June 24, 2013
  15. PoliticsPA, "Wozniak Floats Lt. Gov Bid," May 30, 2013
  16. The Philly Post, "Farnese Weighs Bid for Lieutenant Governor," June 13, 2013
  17. Politics PA, "State Rep. Galloway Mulling Lt. Gov Bid," July 3, 2013
  18. The Morning Call, "Northampton County District Attorney John Morganelli mulling run for lieutenant governor," August 27, 2013
  19. Centre Daily Times, "Jay Paterno seeking election as Pa. lieutenant governor," February 25, 2014
  20. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, "Jay Paterno withdraws from Pa. lieutenant governor race," March 28, 2014
  21. Delaware County News Network, "State Rep. Margo Davidson debunks rumors about running for lieutenant governor," May 1, 2013