Ohio state executive official elections, 2014

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Six state executive positions are up for election in 2014 in the state of Ohio.

Ohio is one of 21 states with a mixed primary system. Only affiliated voters can vote for candidates in the primary election; however, voters do not choose their affiliation until election day, when they request a party's ballot.[1]

The following offices will be elected in 2014 in Ohio:









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Office Incumbent Assumed Office Incumbent running?
Governor John Kasich
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2011 Running[2]
Lieutenant Governor Mary Taylor
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2011 Running
Secretary of State Jon Husted
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2011 Running
Attorney General Mike DeWine
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2011 Running
Treasurer Josh Mandel
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2011 Running
Auditor of State Dave Yost
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2011 Running

Governor/Lieutenant Governor

Lost in primary

Disqualified

  • Green Party Suzanne Patzer - Information technology supervisor at Columbus State Community College

Declined to run or withdrew

Attorney General

Disqualified

Secretary of State

Disqualified

Down Ballot

Office Incumbent Assumed Office Incumbent running?
Treasurer Josh Mandel
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2011 Running
Auditor of State Dave Yost
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2011 Running

Deadline Event
February 5 Filing deadline
May 6 Primary election
November 4 General election

The only contested races in the primary on May 6 were the Democratic nominations for Governor and Lieutenant Governor. The candidates ran on joint tickets.

Governor

Governor/Lt. Governor of Ohio - Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngEd FitzGerald/Sharen Neuhardt 83.2% 362,781
Larry Ealy/Ken Gray 16.8% 73,346
Total Votes 436,127
Election Results Via:WBNS-10TV Election Results. Vote totals above are unofficial and reflect 100% precincts reporting.

Lieutenant Governor

Governor/Lt. Governor of Ohio - Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngEd FitzGerald/Sharen Neuhardt 83.2% 362,781
Larry Ealy/Ken Gray 16.8% 73,346
Total Votes 436,127
Election Results Via:WBNS-10TV Election Results. Vote totals above are unofficial and reflect 100% precincts reporting.

See also

Ohio

References

  1. Ohio Secretary of State Website, "Frequently Asked Questions about General Voting and Voter Registration," accessed January 3, 2014
  2. Columbus Dispatch, "Kasich focused on his own re-election bid," November 8, 2012
  3. Columbus Dispatch, "Kasich focused on his own re-election bid," November 8, 2012
  4. The Plain Dealer, "Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald files paperwork needed to intensify gubernatorial run (video)," March 11, 2013
  5. The Columbus Dispatch, "Ed FitzGerald names Sharen Neuhardt as running mate," February 6, 2014
  6. The Plain Dealer, "Libertarian, Green parties post write-in candidates for primary in hopes of reaching November ballot," February 26, 2014
  7. Ohio Secretary of State, "Results," accessed May 9, 2014
  8. 8.0 8.1 Ohio Secretary of State, "SECRETARY OF STATE JON HUSTED RECEIVES STATEWIDE CANDIDATE PETITIONS FOR MAY PRIMARY," February 6, 2014
  9. Cleveland.com, "Green Party candidate Dennis Spisak plans second bid for governor," November 25, 2013
  10. Facebook, "Earl and Clark for Ohio," accessed August 29, 2013
  11. Ballot Access News, "Ohio Secretary of State Removes Libertarian Party Statewide Candidates from the Libertarian Primary Ballot," March 10, 2014
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 Plain Dealer, "Former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland to pass on rematch with John Kasich," January 8, 2013
  13. VIndy.com, "Ryan decides not to run for governor," March 16, 2013
  14. The Plain Dealer, "Former Rep. Betty Sutton will not run for governor," March 22, 2013
  15. WCPO Cincinnati, "Hamilton County Commissioner Todd Portune announces bid for Ohio governor mansion," December 31, 2013
  16. The Plain Dealer, "Todd Portune ends exploration of governor's race," February 4, 2014
  17. The Columbus Dispatch, "Democrat David Pepper running for attorney general," April 15, 2013
  18. Libertarian Party of Ohio, "Steven R. Linnabary for Ohio Attorney General," retrieved December 17, 2013
  19. Cincinnati.com, "Libertarians denied spots on Ohio governor's, attorney general's ballot," March 13, 2014
  20. Cleveland.com, "Ed FitzGerald and Nina Turner crack first draft of Ohio Democrats' statewide slate for 2014," March 27, 2013
  21. The Plain Dealer, "Libertarian, Green parties post write-in candidates for primary in hopes of reaching November ballot," February 26, 2014
  22. Ohio Secretary of State, "Results," accessed May 9, 2014
  23. Libertarian Party of Ohio, "Aaron Keith Harris," retrieved December 17, 2013