Alaska state executive official elections, 2014

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Two state executive positions are up for election in 2014 in the state of Alaska. The general election will take place on November 4, 2014, following a primary on August 19.

Alaska is one of 21 states with a mixed primary system. Parties decide who may vote in their primary election. The Alaska Democratic Party, Alaska Libertarian Party and Alaskan Independence Party allow any registered voters. The Alaska Republican Party allows only registered Republicans, nonpartisan or undeclared voters.[1]

The following offices will be elected in 2014 in Alaska:

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 two of the two state executive seats up for election in 2014 in Alaska.

Alaska State Executives -- Partisan Breakdown
Party As of September 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 Sean Parnell
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2009 Running[2] Republican Party Sean Parnell
Independent Bill Walker
Libertarian Party Carolyn "Care" Clift
Constitution Party J.R. Myers
Pending
Lieutenant Governor Mead Treadwell
Mead Treadwell.jpg
2010 No, running for U.S. Senate[3] Republican Party Dan Sullivan
Independent Byron Mallott
Libertarian Party Andrew C. Lee
Constitution Party Maria Rensel
Pending


Jump to office:

Governor

Republican primary

Governor of Alaska Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngSean Parnell Incumbent 75.5% 65,634
Russ Millette 10.6% 9,243
Brad Snowden 10.2% 8,824
Gerald L. "Tap" Heikes 3.7% 3,211
Total Votes 86,912
Election Results Via:Alaska Division of Elections. Vote totals above are unofficial and reflect 100% precincts reporting.

ADL primary (includes Alaska Independence, Democratic and Libertarian Party)

Governor of Alaska Democratic-Libertarian-Independence Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngByron Mallott (Democratic) 66.9% 34,854
Phil Stoddard (Democratic) 16.7% 8,723
Green check mark transparent.pngCarolyn "Care" Clift (Libertarian) 16.4% 8,541
Total Votes 52,118
Election Results Via:Alaska Division of Elections. Vote totals above are unofficial and reflect 100% precincts reporting.


Lt. Governor

Republican primary

Lieutenant Governor of Alaska Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngDan Sullivan 70.5% 60,802
Kelly Wolf 29.5% 25,431
Total Votes 86,233
Election Results Via:Alaska Division of Elections. Vote totals above are unofficial and reflect 100% precincts reporting.

ADL primary (includes Alaska Independence, Democratic and Libertarian Party)

Lieutenant Governor of Alaska Democratic-Libertarian-Independence Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngHollis French (Democratic) 61.8% 33,094
Robert "Bob" Williams (Democratic) 25.6% 13,722
Green check mark transparent.pngAndrew C. Lee (Libertarian) 12.5% 6,697
Total Votes 53,513
Election Results Via:Alaska Division of Elections. Vote totals above are unofficial and reflect 100% precincts reporting.

The general election takes place November 4, 2014. Jump to office:

Governor

Lieutenant Governor

Key deadlines

Deadline Event
June 2 Filing deadline (Democrats and Republicans)
August 19 Filing deadline (Independents)
August 19 Primary election
November 24 General election
November 24 Target date to certify general election results
December 1 Inauguration day for governor elected in general election
January 19, 2015 Inauguration day for lieutenant governor elected in general election

State executive organization

Executive officials in Alaska 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 Alaska's state government:

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Ballotpedia reports

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Recent news

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See also

Alaska

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