Rhode Island state executive official elections, 2014

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Five state executive positions are up for election in 2014 in the state of Rhode Island. 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.

Rhode Island is one of 21 states with a mixed primary system. Unaffiliated voters may vote in a party's primary, but they will then be considered affiliated with that party. In order to disaffiliate, they must file a "Change of Party Designation" form.[1]

The following offices will be elected in 2014 in Rhode Island:

Partisan breakdown

Heading into the November 4 election, the Democratic Party holds five of the five state executive seats in Rhode Island.

Rhode Island State Executives -- Partisan Breakdown
Party As of September 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 5 Pending
     Republican Party 0 Pending
Total 5 5
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Office Incumbent Assumed Office Incumbent running? General Election Candidates 2014 Winner Partisan Switch?
Governor Lincoln Chafee
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2011 No[2] Democratic Party Gina Raimondo
Republican Party Allan Fung
Moderate Party Robert Healey
Independent Kate Fletcher
Independent Leon Kayarian
Pending
Lieutenant Governor Elizabeth Roberts
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2007 Ineligible due to term limits Democratic Party Daniel McKee
Republican Party Catherine Terry Taylor
Libertarian Party Tony Jones
Independent Thomas David Gallant
Independent William Gilbert
Pending
Secretary of State Ralph Mollis
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2007 Ineligible due to term limits Democratic Party Nellie Gorbea
Republican Party John Carlevale
Independent Pamela Azar
Pending
Attorney General Peter Kilmartin
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2011 Yes Democratic Party Peter Kilmartin
Republican Party Dawson Hodgson
Pending
General Treasurer Gina Raimondo
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2011 Running for Governor Democratic Party Seth Magaziner
Independent Ernest Almonte
Pending

Governor

Governor of Rhode Island, Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngGina Raimondo 42.2% 51,770
Angel Taveras 29.2% 35,803
Clay Pell 26.9% 32,986
Todd Giroux 1.8% 2,198
Total Votes 122,757
Election Results Via:Rhode Island Primary Unofficial Results.
Governor of Rhode Island, Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngAllan Fung 55% 17,011
Ken Block 45% 13,932
Total Votes 30,943
Election Results Via:Rhode Island Primary Unofficial Results.

Lieutenant Governor

Lieutenant Governor of Rhode Island, Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngDaniel McKee 43.5% 48,634
Ralph Mollis 35.9% 40,208
Frank Ferri 20.6% 23,029
Total Votes 111,871
Election Results Via:Rhode Island Primary Unofficial Results.
Lieutenant Governor of Rhode Island, Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngCatherine Terry Taylor 66.6% 17,120
Kara Young 33.4% 8,587
Total Votes 25,707
Election Results Via:Rhode Island Primary Unofficial Results.

Attorney General

Secretary of State

Rhode Island Secretary of State, Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngNellie Gorbea 51.8% 56,483
Guillaume de Ramel 48.2% 52,480
Total Votes 108,963
Election Results Via:Rhode Island Primary Unofficial Results.

Treasurer

Rhode Island Treasurer, Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngSeth Magaziner 66.9% 77,365
Frank Caprio 33.1% 38,329
Total Votes 115,694
Election Results Via:Rhode Island Primary Unofficial Results.

Key deadlines

Deadline Event
June 25 Filing deadline
September 9 Primary election
November 4 General election

State executive organization

Executive officials in Rhode Island are part of a three-pronged government structure that includes state legislators and state judges.

Ballotpedia reports

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See also

Rhode Island

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