Massachusetts Secretary of State election, 2014

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Massachusetts Secretary of State Election

Primary Date:
September 9, 2014

General Election Date:
November 4, 2014

November 4 Election Winner:
William F. Galvin Democratic Party
Incumbent prior to election:
William F. Galvin Democratic Party
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The Massachusetts Secretary of State election took place on November 4, 2014. Incumbent William F. Galvin (D) was first elected in 1994 and was running for re-election in 2014. He won another four-year term by defeating Republican candidate David D'Arcangelo and Green-Rainbow Party candidate Danny Factor.

Massachusetts is one of 21 states with a mixed primary system. Unaffiliated voters are allowed to vote in the primary election. They may choose which party ballot they wish to vote on and still remain unaffiliated.[1]

Candidates

General election

Democratic Party William F. Galvin - Incumbent Green check mark transparent.png [2][3]
Republican Party David D'Arcangelo
Green Party Green-Rainbow Party candidate Danny Factor

Results

General election

Secretary of State of Massachusetts, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngWilliam Galvin Incumbent 67.4% 1,395,616
     Republican David D'Arcangelo 28.9% 597,491
     Green Danny Factor 3.6% 74,789
     Nonpartisan Write-in votes 0.1% 1,421
Total Votes 2,069,317
Election Results via Massachusetts Secretary of State.

Past elections

2010

Massachusetts Secretary of State, General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngWilliam F. Galvin Incumbent 64.5% 1,420,481
     Republican William C. Campbell 32.7% 720,967
     Independent Jim Henderson 2.8% 61,812
Total Votes 2,203,260
Election Results Via: Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth

2006

Massachusetts Secretary of State, General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngWilliam F. Galvin Incumbent 72.9% 1,546,582
     Green Jill E. Stein 27.1% 574,388
Total Votes 2,120,970
Election Results Via: Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth

2002

Massachusetts Secretary of State, General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngWilliam F. Galvin Incumbent 74% 1,472,562
     Republican Jack E. Robinson, III 26% 516,260
Total Votes 1,988,822
Election Results Via: [1]

Key deadlines

Deadline Event
May 6, 2014 Signature filing deadline for party candidates seeking federal or statewide office to file with Registrar of Voters
June 3, 2014 Deadline for political party candidates seeking federal or statewide office to file with Secretary of Commonwealth
July 29, 2014 Deadline for nonpartisan candidates seeking federal or statewide office to file with Registrar of Voters
August 26, 2014 Deadline for nonpartisan candidates seeking federal or statewide office to file with Secretary of Commonwealth
September 9, 2014 Primary election
November 4, 2014 General election
January 8, 2015 Inauguration day for governor and lieutenant governor
January 21, 2015 Inauguration day for other state executive officers

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