Two state executive positions
are up for election in 2014
in the state of Oregon. The general election takes place November 4, 2014. As a non-partisan elected office, the Oregon Commissioner of Labor and Industries
is subject to a special schedule. The general election for that office took place on May 20, 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.
Oregon 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.
The following offices will be elected in 2014 in Oregon:
Heading into the November 4 election, the Democratic Party holds one of the two state executive seats in Oregon. The election for the nonpartisan office of Oregon Commissioner of Labor and Industries was concluded on May 20, 2014.
| Oregon State Executives -- Partisan Breakdown
|| As of September 2014
|| After the 2014 Election
|| Democratic Party
|| Republican Party
| March 11
|| Filing deadline
| May 20
|| Partisan primaries and nonpartisan elections
| November 4
|| General election
State executive organization
Executive officials in Oregon are part of a three-pronged government structure that includes state legislators and state judges.
To learn more about developments in these races, check out the following news articles from Ballotpedia:
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Oregon state executive elections, 2104 News Feed
- ↑ National Conference of State Legislatures Website, "State Primary Election Types," accessed January 6, 2014
- ↑ Fair Vote, "Congressional and Presidential Primaries: Open, Closed, Semi-Closed, and 'Top Two,'" accessed January 6, 2014
- ↑ Ballotpedia research conducted December 26, 2013 through January 3, 2014 researching and analyzing various state websites and codes.
- ↑ Oregon Live, "John Kitzhaber announces for historic fourth term," December 9, 2013
- ↑ The Oregonian, "Labor Commissioner Brad Avakian starts fundraising for 2014 re-election campaign," January 7, 2014