Maryland state executive official elections, 2014

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Four state executive positions are up for election in 2014 in the state of Maryland.

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:











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Office Incumbent Assumed Office Incumbent running?
Governor Martin O'Malley
Martin O'Malley.jpg
2007 Term-limited
Lieutenant Governor Anthony G. Brown
Anthony G. Brown.jpg
2007 Running for governor[2]
Attorney General Doug Gansler
Doug Gansler.jpg
2007 Running for governor[3]
Comptroller Peter Franchot
Peter Franchot.jpg
2007 Yes[4][5]

Governor/Lieutenant Governor

Democratic Party Ken Ulman (Lt. Gov)- Howard County Executive and Brown's running-mate[7][8][9]
Republican Party Boyd Rutherford (Lt. Gov)[10]
Libertarian Party Lorenzo Gaztanaga (Lt. Gov)- Quinn's running mate[11]

Lost in primary

Democratic Party Jolene Ivey (Lt. Gov) - State Delegate[13]
Democratic Party Freda Jaffe (Lt. Gov)[10]
Democratic Party Delman Coates (Lt. Gov) - Prince George Pastor[16][17]
Democratic Party Clarence Tucker (Lt. Gov)[10]
Democratic Party Mary Elizabeth Wingate-Pennacchia (Lt. Gov)[10]
Republican Party Jeannie Haddaway-Riccio (Lt. Gov)- Craig's running mate[20]
Republican Party Shelley Aloi (Lt. Gov)[10]
Republican Party Ken Timmerman (Lt. Gov)[10]


Attorney General


Down Ballot

Office Incumbent Assumed Office Incumbent running?
Comptroller Peter Franchot
Peter Franchot.jpg
2007 Yes[28][29]

Deadline Event
February 25 Last day to file candidacy for primary election
June 24 Primary election
November 4 General election

Governor

Primary

Democratic primary

Governor of Maryland, Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngAnthony Brown 51.3% 235,974
Douglas Gansler 24.2% 111,444
Heather Mizeur 21.7% 99,844
Cindy Walsh 1.4% 6,441
Charles Smith 0.7% 3,296
Ralph Jaffe 0.7% 2,995
Total Votes 459,994
Election Results Via:Politico. Vote totals above are unofficial and reflect 100% precincts reporting.

Republican primary

Governor of Maryland, Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngLarry Hogan 43% 89,113
David Craig 29.1% 60,357
Charles Lollar 15.5% 32,155
Ron George 12.4% 25,613
Total Votes 207,238
Election Results Via:Politico. Vote totals above are unofficial and reflect 100% precincts reporting.

Attorney General

Primary

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

Uncontested

Controller

Primary

Uncontested

See also

Maryland

References

  1. Maryland State Board of Elections Website, "Primary Elections," accessed January 3, 2014
  2. WBAL Radio, "Brown Kicks Off Bid for Governor Today," May 10, 2013
  3. The Baltimore Sun, "Democrats watch for Gansler's next move," June 3, 2013
  4. Washington Blade, "Exclusive: Mizeur eyeing run for Maryland governor," November 14, 2012
  5. Baltimore Sun, "Franchot says he won't run for governor," December 11, 2012
  6. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; no text was provided for refs named md14
  7. The Washington Post, "A Brown-Ulman ticket could shake up Democratic primary for Md. governor’s office," April 28, 2013
  8. Examiner.com, "Filed for 2014 Maryland governor expands," May 28, 2012
  9. The Washington Post, "New candidates to step forward Monday in Maryland’s race for governor," June 2, 2013
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 10.3 10.4 10.5 10.6 10.7 10.8 Maryland State Board of Elections, 2014 Gubernatorial Primary Election State Candidates List, February 26, 2014
  11. 11.0 11.1 Libertarian Party of Maryland, "2014 Candidates," accessed December 16, 2013
  12. Baltimore News Journal, "Attorney General Doug Gansler kicks off bid for governor," September 23, 2013
  13. WBAL.com, "Gansler announces runningmate," October 14, 2013
  14. Vote for Ralph Jaffe, Home, accessed December 23, 2013
  15. The Huffington Post, "Heather Mizeur Running For Governor Of Maryland," July 17, 2013
  16. Washington Post, "Del. Heather Mizeur selects the Rev. Delman Coates as running-mate," November 13, 2013
  17. Baltimore Sun, "Mizeur makes smart moves as candidate for governor," November 14, 2013
  18. The Washington Post, "Craig touts experience, takes aim at taxes in advance of run for Md. governor," May 31, 2013
  19. David Craig.com, "Main page," accessed May 30, 2012
  20. Southern Maryland Newspapers Online, Craig announces gubernatorial running mate, July 17, 2013
  21. The Capital Gazette, "Maryland GOP Del. Ron George to run for governor," April 30, 2013
  22. Maryland Reporter, "Ron George runs for governor," June 5, 2013
  23. WBAL.com, "Delegate To Run For Governor," June 1, 2013
  24. '"Charles Lollar for Governor 2014 Official Campaign Website, "Homepage," accessed September 9, 2013
  25. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; no text was provided for refs named frosh
  26. Brian Frosh for Attorney General 2014 Official Campaign Website, "Homepage," accessed September 9, 2013
  27. 27.0 27.1 Maryland State Board of Elections, 2014 Gubernatorial Primary Election State Candidates List, February 26, 2014
  28. Washington Blade, "Exclusive: Mizeur eyeing run for Maryland governor," November 14, 2012
  29. Baltimore Sun, "Franchot says he won't run for governor," December 11, 2012