Pennsylvania state executive official elections, 2014

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Two state executive positions are up for election in 2014 in the state of Pennsylvania. The general election takes place November 4, 2014.

In addition to candidate lists and election results, this page includes information about important dates, how the state's executive branch is organized, as well as links to articles about recent news in races across the state.

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]

The following offices will be elected in 2014 in Pennsylvania:

Partisan breakdown

Heading into the November 4 election, the Republican Party holds two of the two state executive seats in Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvania State Executives -- Partisan Breakdown
Party As of October 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Republican Party 2 Pending
     Democratic Party 0 Pending
Total 2 2






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Office Incumbent Assumed Office Incumbent running? General Election Candidates 2014 Winner Partisan Switch?
Governor Tom Corbett
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2011 Yes Republican Party Tom Corbett
Democratic Party Tom Wolf
Independent Tom Lineaweaver - write-in
Pending
Lieutenant Governor Jim Cawley
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2011 Yes Republican Party Jim Cawley
Democratic Party Mike Stack
Pending

Governor

Primary results

Governor of Pennsylvania, Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Allyson Schwartz 17.6% 149,027
Green check mark transparent.pngTom Wolf 57.9% 488,917
Kate McGinty 7.7% 64,754
Rob McCord 16.8% 142,311
Total Votes 845,009
Election Results Via:Pennsylvania Department of State Official Election Results.
Governor of Pennsylvania, Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngTom Corbett 100% 368,995
Total Votes 368,995
Election Results Via:Pennsylvania Department of State Unofficial Election Results.

Lieutenant Governor

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.
Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania, Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJim Cawley 100% 395,845
Total Votes 395,845
Election Results Via:Pennsylvania Department of State Unofficial Election Results.

The general election takes place November 4, 2014.

Key deadlines

Deadline Event
March 11, 2014 Primary filing deadline[4]
May 20, 2014 Primary election
August 1, 2014 General filing deadline
November 4, 2014 General election

State executive organization

Executive officials in Pennsylvania are part of a three-pronged government structure that includes state legislators and state judges.

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Ballotpedia reports

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Recent news

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See also

Pennsylvania

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