Georgia Gubernatorial election, 2014

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Georgia Gubernatorial Election

Primary Date
May 20, 2014

General Election Date:
November 4, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Nathan Deal Republican Party
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Georgia State Executive Elections
Top Ballot
Governor Lieutenant GovernorSecretary of StateAttorney General
Down Ballot
Superintendent, Insurance Commissioner, Agriculture Commissioner, Labor Commissioner, Public Service Commissioner

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The Georgia gubernatorial election will take place on November 4, 2014. Incumbent Nathan Deal (R) is eligible for re-election. The winner of the election will serve a 4-year term in office.

Georgia 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.[1][2][3]

Key deadlines

Deadline Event
March 7 Filing deadline for candidates
May 20 Primary election
June 27 Filing deadline for independent candidates
September 2 Deadline to file as a write-in candidate for the general election
November 4 General election

Candidates

General Election Candidates

Lost in the Primary


Primary Election Results

  • Republican primary
Governor of Georgia, Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngNathan Deal Incumbent 72.1% 430,170
David Pennington 16.7% 99,548
John Barge 11.2% 66,500
Total Votes 596,218
Election Results Via:Georgia Secretary of State Election Results. Vote totals above are unofficial and reflect 100% precincts reporting.
  • Democratic primary - Uncontested

Polls

General Election 4-way matchup
Governor of Georgia
Poll Nathan Deal* (R) Jason Carter (D)Andrew Hunt (L)UndecidedMargin of ErrorSample Size
InsiderAdvantage Poll
June 24-25, 2014
47%40%3%10%+/-2.71,349
Note: The polls above may not reflect all polls that have been conducted in this race. Those displayed are a random sampling chosen by Ballotpedia staff. If you would like to nominate another poll for inclusion in the table, send an email to editor@ballotpedia.org
Deal vs. Carter
Governor of Georgia
Poll Nathan Deal* (R) Jason Carter (D)UndecidedMargin of ErrorSample Size
Better Georgia/Public Policy Polling
October 7-8, 2013
44%40%16%+/-4.1602
InsiderAdvantage Poll
January 6, 2014
44%22%34%+/-4.6529
Atlanta Journal-Constitution Poll
January 6-9, 2014
47%38%15%+/-4.0802
Public Policy Polling (D-Better Georgia)
February 19-20, 2014
45%42%12%+/-3.0833
Insider Advantage/Fox 5 Atlanta/Morris News Service
March 9-10, 2014
38%41%21%+/-4.0486
Landmark Communications/Rosetta Stone
March 30, 2014
43%39%18%+/-4.0575
Public Policy Polling (D-MoveOn)
April 1-4, 2014
42%43%15%+/-3.9628
Survey USA/11Alive*
April 24-27, 2014
41%37%13%+/-2.51,567
AVERAGES 43% 37.75% 18% +/-3.76 752.75
Note: The polls above may not reflect all polls that have been conducted in this race. Those displayed are a random sampling chosen by Ballotpedia staff. If you would like to nominate another poll for inclusion in the table, send an email to editor@ballotpedia.org

*The April 24-27 SurveyUSA Poll asked participants for whom they would vote in a hypothetical three-way match up between Deal, Carter and Libertarian candidate Andrew Hunt (not included in the above table): 9% of respondents chose Hunt over Deal (41%) and Carter (37%).

Deal vs. Pennington
Georgia Governor - 2014 Republican primary
Poll Nathan Deal David PenningtonUndecidedMargin of ErrorSample Size
Better Georgia Poll
(May 7-9, 2013)
53%18%29%+/-2.51,483
Public Policy Polling
(August 2-5, 2013)
71%11%19%+/-6.1260
AVERAGES 62% 14.5% 24% +/-4.3 871.5
Note: The polls above may not reflect all polls that have been conducted in this race. Those displayed are a random sampling chosen by Ballotpedia staff. If you would like to nominate another poll for inclusion in the table, send an email to editor@ballotpedia.org


Campaign media

Nathan Deal


One - posted 11/8/13

Goal - posted 5/1/14

Move - posted 5/15/14

David Pennington


David Pennington for Governor 2014 campaign ad - Posted to YouTube Nov. 2013

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