Georgia state executive official elections, 2014

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Ten state executive positions are up for election in 2014 in the state of Georgia.

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]

The following offices will be elected in 2014 in Georgia:

Key deadlines

Deadline Event
March 7 Filing deadline for candidates
May 20 Primary election
June 27 Filing deadline for independent candidates
July 22 Primary runoff election
September 2 Deadline to file as a write-in candidate for the general election
November 4 General election
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Note: The following list of candidates is not official and will continue to be updated until the 2014 candidate filing deadline. Candidates will be added as we come across them prior to the deadline. If you see a name of a candidate who is missing, please email us and we will add that name. As the election draws closer, more information will be added to this page.

Governor

General Election Candidates

Lost in the Primary

Lieutenant Governor

General Election Candidates

Attorney General

Secretary of State

General Election Candidates

Lost in the Primary

State Superintendent of Schools

General Election Candidates

Primary Runoff

Primary Election


Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner

General Election

Lost in the Primary


Commissioner of Agriculture

General Election


Commissioner of Labor

General Election


Public Service Commission (2 seats)

General Election (District 1)

General Election (District 4)

Lost in the Primary (District 4)


Governor

  • 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.
  • Democratic primary - Uncontested

Lt. Governor

  • Republican primary - Uncontested
  • Democratic primary - Uncontested

Attorney General

  • Republican primary - Uncontested
  • Democratic primary - Uncontested

Secretary of State

  • Republican primary - Uncontested
  • Democratic primary
Georgia Secretary of State, Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Gerald Beckum 31.2% 91,198
Green check mark transparent.pngDoreen Carter 68.8% 201,052
Total Votes 292,250
Election Results Via:Georgia Secretary of State Election Results.

State Superintendent of Schools

Republican runoff

Georgia State Superintendents of Schools, Republican Primary Runoff, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngRichard Woods 50.1% 199,441
Mike Buck 49.9% 198,741
Total Votes 398,182
Election Results Via:Georgia Secretary of State.


Democratic runoff

Georgia State Superintendents of Schools, Democratic Primary Runoff, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngValarie Wilson 54.4% 73,711
Alisha Thomas Morgan 45.6% 61,846
Total Votes 135,557
Election Results Via:Georgia Secretary of State. Vote totals above are unofficial and reflect 100% precincts reporting.


  • Republican primary
Georgia Superintendent of Schools, Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngRichard Woods 16.8% 78,542
Green check mark transparent.pngMike Buck 19.5% 91,435
Mary Kay Bacallao 15.3% 71,810
Ashley Bell 15% 70,065
Nancy Jester 10.9% 51,211
Fitz Johnson 7.7% 35,862
Allen Bowles Fort 6.3% 29,504
Sharyl Dawes 5.4% 25,468
Kira Willis 3.1% 14,584
Total Votes 468,481
Election Results Via:Georgia Secretary of State Election Results.
  • Democratic primary
Georgia Superintendent of Schools, Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngValarie Wilson 32.6% 96,849
Green check mark transparent.pngAlisha Thomas Morgan 26.4% 78,460
Denise Freeman 18.3% 54,428
Tarnisha Dent 13.5% 40,007
Jurita Forehand Mays 5.7% 16,818
Rita Robinzine 3.6% 10,609
Total Votes 297,171
Election Results Via:Georgia Secretary of State Election Results.

Insurance Commissioner

  • Republican primary - Uncontested
  • Democratic primary
Georgia Insurance Commissioner, Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngKeith Heard 69.9% 203,318
Liz Johnson 30.1% 87,437
Total Votes 290,755
Election Results Via:Georgia Secretary of State Election Results.

Labor Commissioner

  • Republican primary - Uncontested
  • Democratic primary - Uncontested

Agriculture Commissioner

  • Republican primary - Uncontested
  • Democratic primary - Uncontested

Public Service Commissioner - District 1

  • Republican primary - Uncontested
  • Democratic primary - Uncontested

Public Service Commissioner - District 4

  • Republican primary
Georgia Public Service Commissioner, Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngBubba McDonald Incumbent 62.3% 318,205
Doug Kidd 20.8% 106,474
Craig Lutz 16.9% 86,189
Total Votes 510,868
Election Results Via:Georgia Secretary of State Election Results.
  • Democratic primary - Uncontested

The general election takes place November 4, 2014.

See also

Georgia

References

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  2. Fair Vote, "Congressional and Presidential Primaries: Open, Closed, Semi-Closed, and 'Top Two,'" accessed January 6, 2014
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