Oregon state executive official elections, 2014

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Two state executive positions are up for election in 2014 in the state of Oregon:

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.[1][2][3]

The following offices will be elected in 2014 in Oregon:

Key deadlines

Deadline Event
March 11 Filing deadline
May 20 Partisan primaries and nonpartisan elections
November 4 General election






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Office Incumbent Assumed Office Incumbent running?
Governor John Kitzhaber
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2011 Yes[4]
Commissioner of Labor and Industries Brad Avakian
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2008 Yes[5]

Governor

Lost in the primary

Withdrew

Down ballot offices

Office Incumbent Assumed Office Incumbent running?
Commissioner of Labor and Industries Brad Avakian
Brad Avakian.jpg
2008 Yes


Governor

Primary results

Governor of Oregon, Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Kitzhaber Incumbent 88.5% 234,852
Ifeanyichukwu Diru 9.7% 25,685
Write-ins 1.8% 4,796
Total Votes 265,333
Election Results Via:Oregon Secretary of State Unofficial Election Results.
Governor of Oregon, Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Bruce Cuff 9.7% 22,250
Gordon Challstrom 10% 23,026
Tim Carr 6% 13,687
Green check mark transparent.pngDennis Richardson 65.7% 150,808
Mae Rafferty 6.9% 15,769
Darren Karr 1% 2,315
Write-ins 0.8% 1,818
Total Votes 229,673
Election Results Via:Oregon Secretary of State Unofficial Election Results.

Commissioner of Labor and Industries

Oregon Commissioner of Labor and Industries, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngBrad Avakian Incumbent 98.4% 367,505
     Nonpartisan Write-ins 1.6% 6,039
Total Votes 373,544
Election Results Oregon Secretary of State Unofficial Election Results.


External links

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References

  1. National Conference of State Legislatures Website, "State Primary Election Types," accessed January 6, 2014
  2. Fair Vote, "Congressional and Presidential Primaries: Open, Closed, Semi-Closed, and 'Top Two,'" accessed January 6, 2014
  3. Ballotpedia research conducted December 26, 2013 through January 3, 2014 researching and analyzing various state websites and codes.
  4. Oregon Live, "John Kitzhaber announces for historic fourth term," December 9, 2013
  5. The Oregonian, "Labor Commissioner Brad Avakian starts fundraising for 2014 re-election campaign," January 7, 2014
  6. Oregon Live, "Oregon Rep. Dennis Richardson announces run for governor," July 24, 2013
  7. Constitution Party of Oregon, "Aaron Auer – Candidate For Governor 2014," accessed April 17, 2014
  8. 8.0 8.1 The Oregonian, "Election 2014: Some surprises on the last day to file for Oregon primary," March 12, 2014
  9. Oregon Secretary of State, "Candidate Information," January 10, 2014
  10. The Oregonian, "Portland businessman becomes latest to join growing group of Republican candidates for governor," January 14, 2014
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 11.3 11.4 The Statesman-Journal, "A complete list of primary election races for the city, county and state," March 12, 2014
  12. Oregon Live, "Allen Alley considering run for Oregon governor, John Kitzhaber hits the road," July 31, 2013
  13. Oregon Live, "Eastern Oregon rancher becomes first GOP candidate for Oregon governor," April 17, 2013
  14. Oregon Live, "Republicans search for ways to revive GOP brand in Oregon," March 10, 2013