Arizona state executive official elections, 2014

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Eight state executive positions are up for election in 2014 in the state of Arizona. The general election will take place November 4, 2014, following a primary on August 26.

Arizona is one of 21 states with a mixed primary system. The primary is considered semi-closed. Unaffiliated voters may choose which party's primary they will vote in, but voters registered with a party can only vote in that party's primary.[1][2][3]

The following offices will be elected in 2014 in Arizona:

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 eight of the eight state executive seats in Arizona.

Arizona State Executives -- Partisan Breakdown
Party As of October 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Republican Party 8 Pending
     Democratic Party 0 Pending
Total 8 8
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Office Incumbent Assumed Office Incumbent running? General Election Candidates 2014 Winner Partisan Switch?
Governor Jan Brewer
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2009 Term-limited Independent Brian Bailey (Write-in)
Independent Carey Dolego (Write-in)
Republican Party Doug Ducey
Democratic Party Fred DuVal
Libertarian Party Barry J. Hess
*J. Johnson (Write-in)
Independent Diana-Elizabeth Kennedy (Write-in)
Independent J.L. Mealer
Republican Party Alice Novoa (Write-in)
*Curtis Woolsey (Write-in)
Pending
Secretary of State Ken Bennett
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2009 Term-limited, ran for governor[4] Democratic Party Terry Goddard
Republican Party Michele Reagan
Pending
Attorney General Tom Horne
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2011 Yes Republican Party Mark Brnovich
*Anthony Camboni (Write-in)
Democratic Party Felecia Rotellini
Pending
Mine Inspector Joe Hart
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2007 Yes[5] Republican Party Joe Hart Joe Hart No
Treasurer Doug Ducey
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2011 No, running for governor[6] Republican Party Jeff DeWit Jeff DeWit No
Superintendent of Public Instruction John Huppenthal
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2011 Yes Republican Party Diane Douglas
Democratic Party David Garcia
Pending
Corporation Commission Gary Pierce
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2007 Term-limited Republican Party Tom Forese
Democratic Party Jim Holway
Independent Joe Hui (Write-in)
Democratic Party Sandra Kennedy
Republican Party Doug Little
Pending
Corporation Commission Brenda Burns
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2011 No[7] Republican Party Tom Forese
Democratic Party Jim Holway
Independent Joe Hui (Write-in)
Democratic Party Sandra Kennedy
Republican Party Doug Little
Pending

**Note: Asterisk (*) denotes no party affiliation


Jump to office:

Governor

Republican primary

Governor of Arizona Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngDoug Ducey 37.2% 200,607
Scott Smith 22.1% 119,107
Christine Jones 16.7% 89,922
Ken Bennett 11.5% 62,010
Andrew Thomas 8.1% 43,822
Frank Riggs 4.5% 24,168
Mike Aloisi (Write-in) 0% 27
Alice Lukasik (Write-in) 0% 27
Total Votes 539,690
Election Results Via:Arizona Secretary of State.

Democratic primary

Uncontested

Attorney General

Republican primary

Arizona Attorney General, Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngMark Brnovich 53.7% 279,855
Tom Horne Incumbent 46.3% 240,858
Total Votes 520,713
Election Results Via:Arizona Secretary of State.

Democratic primary

Uncontested

Secretary of State

Republican primary

Arizona Secretary of State, Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngMichele Reagan 43.2% 217,741
Justin Pierce 34.6% 174,422
Wil Cardon 22.1% 111,444
Total Votes 503,607
Election Results Via:Arizona Secretary of State.

Democratic primary

Uncontested

Treasurer

Republican primary

Arizona Treasurer Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJeff DeWit 45% 215,892
Hugh Hallman 32.5% 155,775
Randy Pullen 22.5% 108,106
Total Votes 479,773
Election Results Via:Arizona Secretary of State.

Democratic primary

Uncontested

Superintendent of Public Instruction

Republican primary

Arizona Superintendent of Public instruction, Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngDiane Douglas 58.4% 290,719
John Huppenthal Incumbent 41.6% 206,744
Total Votes 497,463
Election Results Via:Arizona Secretary of State.

Democratic primary

Arizona Superintendent of Public instruction, Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngDavid Garcia 53.9% 157,233
Sharon Thomas 46.1% 134,310
Total Votes 291,543
Election Results Via:Arizona Secretary of State.

Corporation Commissioner

Republican primary

Arizona Corporation Commission, Republican Primary (Elect 2), 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngDoug Little 29% 250,193
Green check mark transparent.pngTom Forese 28.9% 249,951
Lucy Mason 23.1% 199,821
Vernon Parker 19% 163,773
Total Votes 863,738
Election Results Via:Arizona Secretary of State.

Democratic primary

Uncontested

Mine Inspector

Republican primary

Uncontested

Democratic primary

Uncontested

The general election takes place November 4, 2014.

Key deadlines

Deadline Event
May 28, 2014 Filing deadline for major party candidates
July 17, 2014 Filing deadline for write-in candidates (Primary)
August 26, 2014 Primary election
September 25, 2014 Filing deadline for write-in candidates (General)
November 4, 2014 General election
December 1, 2014 Official Canvass of general election results
January 5, 2015 Inauguration day for state executive officials in general election

State executive organization

Executive officials in Arizona 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 Arizona's state government:

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Ballotpedia reports

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Recent news

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