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Pennsylvania state executive official elections, 2014

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Two state executive positions are up for election in 2014 in the state of Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvania has a closed primary system, in which the selection of a party's candidates in a primary election is limited to registered members of that party.

The following offices will be elected in 2014 in Pennsylvania:

Note: The following list of candidates is not official and will continue to be updated until the 2014 candidate filing deadline. Candidates will be added as we come across them prior to the deadline. If you see a name of a candidate who is missing, please email us and we will add that name. As the election draws closer, more information will be added to this page.


Office Incumbent Assumed Office Incumbent running?
Governor Tom Corbett
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2011 Yes
Lieutenant Governor Jim Cawley
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2011 Undeclared


Declared candidates



Lieutenant Governor



Deadline Event
March 11 Primary filing deadline[40]
May 20 Primary election
August 1 General filing deadline
November 4 General election

See also



  1. Sabato's Crystal Ball, "2013-2014 Gubernatorial Races," March 11, 2013
  2. The Republic, "Conservative activist Bob Guzzardi says he aims to challenge Corbett in Pa. GOP primary," Decamber 31, 2013
  3. The Associated Press, "AP: Ex-revenue chief Tom Wolf running for Pa. gov," April 2, 2013
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2, "Brady likes Stack for governor," April 24, 2013
  5., "State Treasurer joins race for governor," September 24, 2013
  6. Montgomery County Green Party, "Paul Glover Seeking GPPA Gubernatorial Nomination," December 9, 2013
  7. TribLive, "Philadelphian may seek Libertarian nomination for gubernatorial run," November 1, 2013
  8. Facebook, "Tom Lineaweaver for Governor of PA," accessed September 2, 2013
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Pennsylvania Department of State, "2014 Primary Candidate List," March 12, 2014
  10. 10.0 10.1 The Morning Call, "Qpoll: Pawlowski, Sestak top potential Dem challengers against Corbett," March 13, 2013
  11. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, "Allentown mayor runs for governor in 2014," September 8, 2013
  12. Lehigh Valley Live, "Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski officially pulls out of governor's race, citing lack of money," February 4, 2014
  13. PoliticsPA, "Exclusive: Conklin Joins Dem Gov-Stakes," March 26, 2013
  14. Centre Daily Times, "Rep. Scott Conklin won’t run for Pennsylvania governor," March 11, 2014
  15. Jo Ellen Litz For Governor 2014, "Homepage," accessed July 15, 2013
  16. Centre Daily Times, "Pa. filings leave Corbett facing new challenge," March 12, 2014
  17. 17.0 17.1 PoliticsPA, "Exclusive: McGinty to Launch Guv Exploratory Committee," March 18, 2013
  18. Trib-Live, Wagner mulls gubernatorial run, August 17, 2013]
  19., "Jack Wagner drops out of Pa. governor's race," March 27, 2014
  20. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, "Former DEP head John Hanger drops out of governor's race," March 27, 2014
  21. PoliticsPA, "Breaking: Castor Rules Out 2014 Run," May 7, 2013
  22. PoliticsPA, "State Sen. Stack Passes on Guv Run, Seeks LG Instead," October 17, 2013
  23. Allentown Morning Call, "Corbett: No plans to end 'tradition' of Pa. governors serving two terms," November 12, 2012
  24. PoliticsPA, "State Sen. Stack Passes on Guv Run, Seeks LG Instead," October 17, 2013
  25. The Sentinel, "ex-Rep. Mark Critz seeking Dem nod for lieutenant governor," August 15, 2013
  26. The Associated Press-, "Harrisburg council member runs for lt. governor," February 5, 2013
  27. The Daily Review, "Mark Smith enters Lt. Gov.'s race," February 22, 2013
  28. Centre Daily Times, "Jay Paterno seeking election as Pa. lieutenant governor," February 25, 2014
  29. Politics PA, "PA Dems Endorse Waters & Other State Committee News," January 22, 2014
  30. Politics PA, "Smith Blasts Critz On NRA Support," January 22, 2014
  32. Politics PA, "No Firm Favorite for Guv at Dem State Committee," June 14, 2013
  33. Politics PA, "PSEA Prez Says No to LG Run," November 15, 2013
  34. Penn Live, "Brenda Alton drops hat in ring for Pennsylvania lieutenant governor," June 24, 2013
  35. PoliticsPA, "Wozniak Floats Lt. Gov Bid," May 30, 2013
  36. The Philly Post, "Farnese Weighs Bid for Lieutenant Governor," June 13, 2013
  37. Politics PA, "State Rep. Galloway Mulling Lt. Gov Bid," July 3, 2013
  38. The Morning Call, "Northampton County District Attorney John Morganelli mulling run for lieutenant governor," August 27, 2013
  39. Delaware County News Network, "State Rep. Margo Davidson debunks rumors about running for lieutenant governor," May 1, 2013
  40. Pennsylvania Department of State, "Important Dates," December 7, 2014