Tennessee Gubernatorial election, 2014

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Tennessee Gubernatorial Election

Primary Date
August 7, 2014

General Election Date:
November 4, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Bill Haslam Republican Party
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Tennessee State Executive Elections
Top Ballot
Governor

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The Tennessee Gubernatorial election will take place on November 4, 2014. Incumbent Bill Haslam (R) is running for re-election. The winner of the election will serve a 4-year term in office.

Tennessee is one of 14 states that uses an open primary system, in which registered voters do not have to be members of a party to vote in that party's primary.[1][2][3]

Office Incumbent Assumed Office Incumbent running?
Governor Bill Haslam
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2011 Yes[4]

Key deadlines

Deadline Event
April 3 Filing deadline
August 7 Primary election
November 4 General election

Candidates

Disqualified

Withdrew

Declined


See also

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. WBIR, "Gov. Bill Haslam announces re-election campaign," December 17, 2012
  5. Governing, "Tennessee Gov. Haslam to Run for Re-Election," December 18, 2012
  6. UPI, "Man running for Tennessee governor to get his raccoon back," January 8, 2014
  7. The Raw Story, "Tennessee man runs for governor in GOP primary for right to shower with his raccoon," January 8, 2014
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 8.3 8.4 8.5 8.6 Tennessee Secretary of State, "Petitions Issued by State Election Commission Office," March 26, 2014
  9. 9.00 9.01 9.02 9.03 9.04 9.05 9.06 9.07 9.08 9.09 9.10 9.11 9.12 Tennessee Secretary of State, "Elections," April 7, 2014
  10. Times Free Press, "Tennessee Democrats act to keep anti-gay activist out of governor race," April 6th, 2014
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 Tennessee Secretary of State, "Petitions Filed," accessed April 22, 2014
  12. Tennessee Secretary of State, "Petitions Issued by State Election Commission Office," accessed May 15, 2014
  13. Communication with Whitaker campaign staff, By: Kristen Mathews, December 27, 2013
  14. Nashville City Paper, "House Minority Leader Craig Fitzhugh ponders run in 2014 governor race," December 12, 2012
  15. Nashville Scene, "Fitzhugh Passes on Run for Governor," July 22, 2013
  16. The Tennessean, August 6, 2013
  17. WBIR, "Tennessee Democrats hamstrung by lack of candidates," January 23, 2014