Read the State Legislative Tracker. New edition available now!

Minnesota down ballot state executive elections, 2014

From Ballotpedia
Jump to: navigation, search


Minnesota Down Ballot State Executive Elections

Primary Date
August 12, 2014

General Election Date:
November 4, 2014

Minnesota State Executive Elections
Top Ballot
Governor Lieutenant GovernorSecretary of StateAttorney General
Down Ballot

Flag of Minnesota.png
One down ballot state executive position is up for election in the state of Minnesota in 2014. The general election will be held on November 4, 2014.

Minnesota 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]



General election

Democratic Party Rebecca Otto Incumbent[4]
Republican Party Randy Gilbert[4]
Libertarian Party Keegan Iversen[4]
Independent Judith Schwartzbacker[4]
Constitution_Party#Independent_American_Party_of_Nevada Patrick Dean[4]

Defeated in the primary

Democratic Party Matt Entenza[4]


The Office of the State Auditor oversees spending by local governments in Minnesota through financial, compliance and special audits.



Minnesota Auditor, Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngRebecca Otto 80.9% 149,490
Matt Entenza 19.1% 35,223
Total Votes 184,713
Election Results Via:Minnesota Secretary of State. Vote totals above are unofficial and reflect 100% precincts reporting.

Campaign media

Matt Entenza ad.

Rebecca Otto ad.

Key deadlines

Deadline Event
May 20, 2014 First day of candidate filing period
June 3, 2014 Last day of candidate filing period
August 12, 2014 Primary election
November 4, 2014 General election
November 25, 2014 State Canvassing Board meeting to certify election results
January 5, 2015 Inauguration day for state executive officials in general election[5]

Ballotpedia reports

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

Recent news

This section displays the most recent stories in a Google news search for the term "Minnesota + state + auditor + election"

All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.

Minnesota State Auditor Election News Feed

  • Loading...

See also