Michigan state executive official elections, 2014

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

Michigan 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 Michigan:

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.


Office Incumbent Assumed Office Incumbent running?
Governor Rick Snyder
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2011 Yes[4]
Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley
2011 Undeclared
Secretary of State Ruth Johnson
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2011 Undeclared
Attorney General Bill Schuette
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2011 Yes



Lieutenant Governor

Attorney General

Potential Democratic candidates

Democratic Party Mark Totten - Law professor at Michigan State University[11]

Potential Republican candidates

Secretary of State

Deadline Event
April 22 Filing deadline for political party candidates
July 7 Filing deadline for minor party candidates
August 5 Primary election
November 4 General election

See also