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.

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:

Key deadlines

Deadline Event
March 11 Primary filing deadline[4]
May 20 Primary election
August 1 General filing deadline
November 4 General election
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Office Incumbent Assumed Office Incumbent running?
Governor Tom Corbett
Tom Corbett.jpg
2011 Yes
Lieutenant Governor Jim Cawley
Jim Cawley.JPG
2011 Yes

Governor

Declared candidates

Lost in the primary

Removed from ballot

Withdrawn

Declined


Lieutenant Governor

Declared candidates

Lost in the primary

Withdrew

Declined


Governor

Primary results

Governor of Pennsylvania, Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Allyson Schwartz 17.6% 147,248
Green check mark transparent.pngTom Wolf 57.9% 484,495
Kate McGinty 7.7% 64,044
Rob McCord 16.9% 141,031
Total Votes 836,818
Election Results Via:Pennsylvania Department of State Unofficial Election Results. Vote totals above are unofficial and reflect 99.53% precincts reporting.
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.


See also

Pennsylvania

References

  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. Pennsylvania Department of State, "Important Dates," December 7, 2014
  5. Sabato's Crystal Ball, "2013-2014 Gubernatorial Races," March 11, 2013
  6. The Associated Press, "AP: Ex-revenue chief Tom Wolf running for Pa. gov," April 2, 2013
  7. Montgomery County Green Party, "Paul Glover Seeking GPPA Gubernatorial Nomination," December 9, 2013
  8. TribLive, "Philadelphian may seek Libertarian nomination for gubernatorial run," November 1, 2013
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Philly.com, "Brady likes Stack for governor," April 24, 2013
  10. Philly.com, "State Treasurer joins race for governor," September 24, 2013
  11. The Republic, "Conservative activist Bob Guzzardi says he aims to challenge Corbett in Pa. GOP primary," Decamber 31, 2013
  12. PennLive, "Pa. Supreme Court ousts Guzzardi from GOP ballot in governor's race," May 1, 2014
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  15. 15.0 15.1 The Morning Call, "Qpoll: Pawlowski, Sestak top potential Dem challengers against Corbett," March 13, 2013
  16. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, "Allentown mayor runs for governor in 2014," September 8, 2013
  17. Lehigh Valley Live, "Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski officially pulls out of governor's race, citing lack of money," February 4, 2014
  18. PoliticsPA, "Exclusive: Conklin Joins Dem Gov-Stakes," March 26, 2013
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  21. Centre Daily Times, "Pa. filings leave Corbett facing new challenge," March 12, 2014
  22. 22.0 22.1 PoliticsPA, "Exclusive: McGinty to Launch Guv Exploratory Committee," March 18, 2013
  23. Trib-Live, Wagner mulls gubernatorial run, August 17, 2013]
  24. philly.com, "Jack Wagner drops out of Pa. governor's race," March 27, 2014
  25. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, "Former DEP head John Hanger drops out of governor's race," March 27, 2014
  26. PoliticsPA, "Breaking: Castor Rules Out 2014 Run," May 7, 2013
  27. PoliticsPA, "State Sen. Stack Passes on Guv Run, Seeks LG Instead," October 17, 2013
  28. Allentown Morning Call, "Corbett: No plans to end 'tradition' of Pa. governors serving two terms," November 12, 2012
  29. PoliticsPA, "State Sen. Stack Passes on Guv Run, Seeks LG Instead," October 17, 2013
  30. Krawchuk, "KEN KRAWCHUK WINS LIBERTARIAN GUBERNATORIAL NOMINATION," March 13, 2014
  31. PoliticsPA, "Green Party Officially Nominates For Lt. Gov.," March 17, 2014
  32. The Sentinel, "ex-Rep. Mark Critz seeking Dem nod for lieutenant governor," August 15, 2013
  33. The Associated Press- abc27.com, "Harrisburg council member runs for lt. governor," February 5, 2013
  34. The Daily Review, "Mark Smith enters Lt. Gov.'s race," February 22, 2013
  35. Politics PA, "PA Dems Endorse Waters & Other State Committee News," January 22, 2014
  36. Politics PA, "Smith Blasts Critz On NRA Support," January 22, 2014
  37. Politics PA, "No Firm Favorite for Guv at Dem State Committee," June 14, 2013
  38. Politics PA, "PSEA Prez Says No to LG Run," November 15, 2013
  39. Penn Live, "Brenda Alton drops hat in ring for Pennsylvania lieutenant governor," June 24, 2013
  40. PoliticsPA, "Wozniak Floats Lt. Gov Bid," May 30, 2013
  41. The Philly Post, "Farnese Weighs Bid for Lieutenant Governor," June 13, 2013
  42. Politics PA, "State Rep. Galloway Mulling Lt. Gov Bid," July 3, 2013
  43. The Morning Call, "Northampton County District Attorney John Morganelli mulling run for lieutenant governor," August 27, 2013
  44. Centre Daily Times, "Jay Paterno seeking election as Pa. lieutenant governor," February 25, 2014
  45. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, "Jay Paterno withdraws from Pa. lieutenant governor race," March 28, 2014
  46. Delaware County News Network, "State Rep. Margo Davidson debunks rumors about running for lieutenant governor," May 1, 2013