Vermont Gubernatorial election, 2014

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Vermont Gubernatorial Election

Primary Date
August 26, 2014

General Election Date:
November 4, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Peter Shumlin Democratic Party
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The Vermont Gubernatorial election will take place on November 4, 2014. Incumbent Peter Shumlin (D) is eligible for re-election, as Vermont has no gubernatorial term limits. The winner of the election will serve a 2-year term in office.

Vermont is one of 14 states that uses an open primary system, in which registered voters do not have to be members of a party to vote in that party's primary.[1][2][3]

Candidates

General election candidates

Lost in primary

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  • Independent Cris Ericson (Marijuana Party) - Paralegal and Marijuana Legalization Activist[8]


Results

Primary election

Democratic primary

Vermont Gubernatorial Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngPeter Shumlin 82.5% 14,499
Brooke Paige 17.5% 3,085
Total Votes 17,584
Election Results Via:Vermont Election Results.

Republican primary

Vermont Gubernatorial Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Emily Peyton 7.6% 941
Steve Berry 8% 991
Green check mark transparent.pngScott Milne 84.3% 10,410
Total Votes 12,342
Election Results Via:Vermont Election Results.


Polls

Governor of Vermont
Poll Peter Shumlin (D) Scott Milne (R)Other/Don't knowMargin of ErrorSample Size
YouGov
July 5-24, 2014
52%27%21%+/-0512
Rasmussen Reports
August 27-28, 2014
48%36%16%+/-4700
YouGov
August 18-September2, 2014
45%35%20%+/-6430
AVERAGES 48.33% 32.67% 19% +/-3.33 547.33
Note: The polls above may not reflect all polls that have been conducted in this race. Those displayed are a random sampling chosen by Ballotpedia staff. If you would like to nominate another poll for inclusion in the table, send an email to editor@ballotpedia.org.


Key deadlines

Deadline Event
June 12 Filing deadline
August 26 Primary election
November 4 General election

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