Connecticut state executive official elections, 2014

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Partisan breakdown
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State executive organization
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Six state executive positions are up for election in 2014 in the state of Connecticut. The general election will take place on November 4, 2014, following a primary on August 12.

Connecticut is one of 21 states with a mixed primary system. Though parties decide who may vote in their primary election, the primary is considered closed as neither the Democratic Party nor the Republican Party allow any voter but those registered with their party to vote.[1]

The following offices will be elected in 2014 in Connecticut:

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 Democratic Party holds six of the six state executive seats up for election in 2014 in Connecticut.

Connecticut State Executives -- Partisan Breakdown
Party As of October 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 6 Pending
     Republican Party 0 Pending
Total 6 6
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Governor

  • Democratic primary - Uncontested
  • Republican primary
Governor of Connecticut, Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngTom Foley 55.6% 44,464
John McKinney 44.4% 35,563
Total Votes 80,027
Election Results Via:NBC Connecticut. Vote totals above are unofficial and reflect 99% precincts reporting.

Lieutenant Governor

  • Democratic primary - Uncontested
  • Republican primary
Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut, Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngHeather Somers 34.5% 27,083
Penny Bacchiochi 33.6% 26,312
David Walker 31.9% 25,026
Total Votes 78,421
Election Results Via:Connecticut Secretary of State. Vote totals above are unofficial and reflect 100% precincts reporting.

Attorney General

  • Democratic primary - Uncontested
  • Republican primary - Uncontested

Secretary of State

  • Democratic primary - Uncontested
  • Republican primary - Uncontested

Treasurer

  • Democratic primary - Uncontested
  • Republican primary - Uncontested

Comptroller

  • Democratic primary
  • Republican primary - Uncontested
Connecticut Comptroller, Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngSharon McLaughlin 75% 53,185
Angel Cadena 25% 17,763
Total Votes 70,948
Election Results Via:NBC Connecticut. Vote totals above are unofficial and reflect 99% precincts reporting.

The general election takes place November 4, 2014.

Key deadlines

Deadline Event
June 10 Filing deadline (Major Parties)
August 6 Filing deadline (Independents)
August 12 Primary election
September 3 Filing deadline (Minor Parties)
November 4 General election
December 4 Certificate of canvass completion for general election results
January 7, 2015 Inauguration day for state executive officials in general election

State executive organization

Executive officials in Connecticut 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 Connecticut's state government:

Connecticut exec org chart.png

Ballotpedia reports

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

Recent news

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