New York state executive official elections, 2014

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Four state executive positions are up for election in 2014 in the state of New York. The general election takes place November 4, 2014.

In addition to candidate lists and election results, this page includes information about important dates, how the state's executive branch is organized, as well as links to articles about recent news in races across the state.

New York is one of 12 states to use a strictly closed primary process, in which the selection of a party's candidates in an election is limited to registered party members.[1][2][3]

The following offices will be elected in 2014 in New York:

Partisan breakdown

Heading into the November 4 election, the Democratic Party holds all four executive seats in New York.

New York State Executives -- Partisan Breakdown
Party As of September 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 4 Pending
     Republican Party 0 Pending
Total 4 4
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Governor

Democratic primary

Governor of New York, Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngAndrew Cuomo Incumbent 62.2% 330,162
Zephyr Teachout 34.3% 181,991
Randy Credico 3.6% 19,052
Total Votes 531,205
Election Results Via:Politico. Vote totals above are unofficial and reflect 99.5% precincts reporting.


Republican primary

Rob Astorino did not face opposition for the Republican nomination.

Lieutenant Governor

Democratic primary

Lieutenant Governor of New York, Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngKathy Hochul 59.9% 303,693
Tim Wu 40.1% 203,684
Total Votes 507,377
Election Results Via:Politico. Vote totals above are unofficial and reflect 99.5% precincts reporting.


Republican primary

Chris Moss did not face opposition for the Republican nomination.

Attorney General

There was no primary in the attorney general race, as Eric Schneiderman and John Cahill won the Democratic and Republican nominations without opposition.

Comptroller

There was no primary in the comptroller race, as Thomas DiNapoli and Bob Antonacci won the Democratic and Republican nominations without opposition.

The general election takes place November 4, 2014.





Key deadlines

Deadline Event
July 10, 2014 Filing deadline for state offices
September 9, 2014 Primary election
November 4, 2014 General election

State executive organization

Executive officials in New York are part of a three-pronged government structure that includes state legislators and state judges. The following chart details the relationship among different branches of New York's state government:

NY state org chart.JPG

Ballotpedia reports

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Recent news

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See also

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