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Table of Contents
Partisan breakdown
Candidates by office
Key deadlines
State executive organization
Ballotpedia reports
Recent news
See also
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Four state executive positions are up for election in 2014 in the state of Maryland. The general election takes place November 4, 2014.

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.

Maryland is one of 21 states with a mixed primary system. Parties decide who may vote in their primary election and generally close it to all voters except those registered with their party.[1] The primary was held on June 24, 2014.

The following offices will be elected in 2014 in Maryland:

Partisan breakdown

Heading into the November 4 election, the Democratic Party holds all four executive seats in Maryland.

Maryland State Executives -- Partisan Breakdown
Party As of October 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 4 Pending
     Republican Party 0 Pending
Total 4 4


Office Incumbent Assumed Office Incumbent running? General Election Candidates 2014 Winner Partisan Switch?
Governor Martin O'Malley
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2007 Term-limited Democratic Party Anthony Brown

Republican Party Larry Hogan

Libertarian Party Shawn Quinn
Pending Pending
Lieutenant Governor Anthony G. Brown
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2007 Running for governor[2] Democratic Party Ken Ulman

Republican Party Boyd Rutherford

Libertarian Party Lorenzo Gaztanaga
Pending Pending
Attorney General Doug Gansler
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2007 Ran for governor[3] Democratic Party Brian Frosh

Republican Party Jeffrey Pritzker

Libertarian Party Leo Wayne Dymowski
Pending Pending
Comptroller Peter Franchot
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2007 Yes[4][5] Democratic Party Peter Franchot

Republican Party William H. Campbell

Independent Anjali Reed Phukan
Pending Pending

Governor/Lieutenant Governor

Democratic primary

Governor of Maryland, Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngAnthony Brown/Ken Ulman 51.4% 249,398
Douglas Gansler/Jolene Ivey 24.2% 117,383
Heather Mizeur/Delman Coates 21.6% 104,721
Cindy Walsh/Mary Elizabeth Wingate-Pennacchia 1.4% 6,863
Charles Smith/Clarence Tucker 0.7% 3,507
Ralph Jaffe/Freda Jaffe 0.7% 3,221
Total Votes 485,093
Election Results Via:Maryland State Board of Elections.

Republican primary

Governor of Maryland, Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngLarry Hogan/Boyd Rutherford 43% 92,376
David Craig/Jeannie Haddaway-Riccio 29.1% 62,639
Charles Lollar/Ken Timmerman 15.5% 33,292
Ron George/Shelley Aloi 12.4% 26,628
Total Votes 214,935
Election Results Via:Maryland State Board of Elections.

Attorney General

Democratic primary

Maryland Attorney General, Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngBrian Frosh 49.7% 217,026
Jon Cardin 30.3% 132,275
Aisha Braveboy 20% 87,575
Total Votes 436,876
Election Results Via:WBALTV. Vote totals above are unofficial and reflect 100% precincts reporting.

Republican primary




The general election takes place November 4, 2014.

Key deadlines

Deadline Event
February 25, 2014 Last day to file candidacy for primary election
June 24, 2014 Primary election
November 4, 2014 General election
December 9, 2014 Certification of results[6]

State executive organization

The executive branch of Maryland's government includes myriad elected and appointed offices charged with serving state residents. The following chart details the relationship among different offices in Maryland's executive branch:

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Ballotpedia reports

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

Recent news

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