Missouri down ballot state executive elections, 2014

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Missouri Down Ballot State Executive Elections

Primary Date
August 5, 2014

General Election Date:
November 4, 2014

Missouri State Executive Elections
Down Ballot
State Auditor

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

Missouri 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]

Auditor

Duties

Article IV, Section 13 of the state Constitution outlines the following duties of the auditor:

  • "Establish appropriate systems of accounting for all public officials of the state, post-audit the accounts of all state agencies and audit the treasury at least once annually."
  • "Make all other audits and investigations required by law, and shall make an annual report to the governor and general assembly."
  • "Establish appropriate systems of accounting for the political subdivisions of the state, supervise their budgeting systems, and audit their accounts as provided by law."
  • "No duty shall be imposed on him by law which is not related to the supervising and auditing of the receipt and expenditure of public funds."

Candidates

General election

Office Incumbent Assumed Office Incumbent running? General Election Candidates 2014 Winner Partisan Switch?
State Auditor Thomas Schweich
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2011 Yes Republican Party Thomas Schweich

Libertarian Party Sean O'Toole[4]

Independent Rodney Farthing[4]
Pending Pending


Declined

Democratic Party Jay Swearingen[5][6]


Key deadlines

Deadline Event
March 25, 2014 Filing deadline for primary candidates
August 5, 2014 Primary election
November 4, 2014 General election
December 9, 2014 Final day for Missouri Secretary of State to certify votes[7]

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