Wyoming Secretary of State election, 2014

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Wyoming Secretary of State Election

Primary Date
August 19, 2014

General Election Date:
November 4, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Max Maxfield Republican Party
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Wyoming State Executive Elections
Top Ballot
GovernorSecretary of State
Down Ballot
Treasurer, Auditor, Superintendent

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The Wyoming Secretary of State election will take place on November 4, 2014. Incumbent Max Maxfield (R) was first elected in 2006 and did not file for re-election. The race to replace Maxfield includes Republican candidate Ed Murray and Constitution Party candidate Jennifer Young. Learn more about recent races for this seat by jumping to the past elections section.

Wyoming 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]

Candidates

General election

Republican Party Ed Murray - businessman[4]
Constitution Party Jennifer Young - Chair of the Constitution Party of Wyoming[5]

Defeated in the primary

Republican Party Clark Stith - attorney[6]
Republican Party Edward Buchanan - former state representative[7]
Republican Party Pete Illoway - former state representative[7]

Withdrew

Republican Party Dan Zwonitzer - state representative[8][9]

Declined

Republican Party Max Maxfield - Incumbent[10]

Results

Primary election

Republican primary

Wyoming Secretary of State Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngEd Murrary 36.7% 32,947
Edward Buchanan 35% 31,336
Pete Illoway 18.5% 16,594
Clark Stith 9.5% 8,509
Write-in votes 0.3% 273
Total Votes 89,659
Election Results Via:Wyoming Secretary of State. Vote totals above are unofficial and reflect 100% precincts reporting.

Democratic primary

  • Uncontested

Past elections

2010

Wyoming Secretary of State, General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMax Maxfield Incumbent 76.1% 140,087
     Democratic Andrew Simons 19.5% 35,873
     Libertarian Candice De Laat 4.4% 8,045
     Write-Ins Various 0.1% 151
Total Votes 184,156
Election Results Via: Wyoming Secretary of State

2006

Wyoming Secretary of State, General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMax Maxfield 82% 148,210
     Libertarian Dennis Brossman 18% 32,551
Total Votes 180,761
Election Results Via: Wyoming Secretary of State

Key deadlines

Deadline Event
May 30, 2014 Filing deadline
August 19, 2014 Primary election
November 4, 2014 General election
November 12, 2014 State certification of results

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