Alabama state executive official elections, 2014

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Nine state executive positions are up for election in 2014 in the state of Alabama:[1] The general election will take place November 4, 2014, following a primary on June 3 and a runoff where necessary on July 15.

Alabama 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.[2][3][4]

The following offices will be elected in 2014 in Alabama:

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.

Partisan breakdown

Heading into the November 4 election, the Republican Party holds nine of the nine state executive seats up for election in 2014 in Alabama.

Alabama State Executives -- Partisan Breakdown
Party As of October 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Republican Party 9 Pending
     Democratic Party 0 Pending
Total 9 9
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Governor

Governor of Alabama Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngRobert Bentley Incumbent 89.3% 388,247
Stacy George 5.8% 25,134
Bob Starkey 4.9% 21,144
Total Votes 434,525
Election Results Via:Alabama Secretary of State.
Governor of Alabama Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Kevin Bass 36.1% 65,225
Green check mark transparent.pngParker Griffith 63.9% 115,433
Total Votes 180,658
Election Results Via:Alabama Secretary of State.

Lt. Governor

Lieutenant Governor of Alabama Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngKay Ivey Incumbent 61.7% 257,588
Stan Cooke 38.3% 160,023
Total Votes 417,611
Election Results Via:Alabama Secretary of State.

Alabama Attorney General

Uncontested

Secretary of State

Runoff

Alabama Secretary of State, Republican Primary Runoff, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Reese McKinney 46.9% 95,808
Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Merrill 53.1% 108,664
Total Votes 204,472
Election Results Via:abc News. Vote totals above are unofficial and reflect 100% precincts reporting.

Primary

Alabama Secretary of State Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngReese McKinney 38.4% 139,763
Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Merrill 39.6% 143,960
James Perdue 22% 80,050
Total Votes 363,773
Election Results Via:Alabama Secretary of State.


Treasurer

Uncontested

Auditor

Runoff

Alabama State Auditor, Republican Primary Runoff, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Dale Peterson 35.1% 71,085
Green check mark transparent.pngJim Zeigler 64.9% 131,543
Total Votes 202,628
Election Results Via:abc News. Vote totals above are unofficial and reflect 100% precincts reporting.

Primary

Alabama Auditor Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngDale Peterson 24.3% 84,828
Hobbie Sealy 10% 34,910
Adam Thompson 18.5% 64,688
Green check mark transparent.pngJim Zeigler 47.1% 164,428
Total Votes 348,854
Election Results Via:Alabama Secretary of State.

Commissioner of Agriculture & Industries

Uncontested

Alabama Public Service Commissioner Place 1

Alabama Public Service Commission, Position 1, Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJeremy Oden Incumbent 52.4% 188,971
Kathy Peterson 47.6% 171,755
Total Votes 360,726
Election Results Via:Alabama Secretary of State.

Alabama Public Service Commissioner Place 2

Runoff

Alabama Public Service Commissioner (Place 2), Republican Primary Runoff, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngChip Beeker 59.3% 119,041
Terry Dunn Incumbent 40.7% 81,563
Total Votes 200,604
Election Results Via:abc News. Vote totals above are unofficial and reflect 100% precincts reporting.

Primary

Alabama Public Service Commission, Position 2, Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Jonathan Barbee 15.9% 54,341
Green check mark transparent.pngChip Beeker 39% 133,606
Phillip Brown 12.6% 43,097
Green check mark transparent.pngTerry Dunn Incumbent 32.5% 111,404
Total Votes 342,448
Election Results Via:Alabama Secretary of State.

The general election takes place November 4, 2014.

Key deadlines

Deadline Event
February 7, 2014 Filing deadline
June 3, 2014 Primary election
July 15, 2014 Primary runoff
November 4, 2014 General election
November 14, 2014 Certification of general election results
January 19, 2015 Inauguration day for state executive officials in general election

State executive organization

Executive officials in Alabama are part of a three-pronged government structure that includes state legislators and state judges. The following chart details the relationship among different branches of Alabama's state government:

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Ballotpedia reports

To learn more about developments in these races, check out the following news articles from Ballotpedia:

Recent news

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