Vermont state executive official elections, 2014

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Six state executive positions are up for election in 2014 in the state of Vermont.

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.

Vermont 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]

The following offices will be elected in 2014 in Vermont:

Partisan breakdown

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

Vermont State Executives -- Partisan Breakdown
Party As of September 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 5 Pending
     Republican Party 1 Pending
Total 6 6
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Governor

Vermont Gubernatorial Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngPeter Shumlin 82.5% 14,499
Brooke Paige 17.5% 3,085
Total Votes 17,584
Election Results Via:Vermont Election Results.
Vermont Gubernatorial Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Emily Peyton 7.6% 941
Steve Berry 8% 991
Green check mark transparent.pngScott Milne 84.3% 10,410
Total Votes 12,342
Election Results Via:Vermont Election Results.

Lieutenant Governor

  • Incumbent Republican Phillip Scott was unopposed in the primary. There were no Democratic candidates for this office.

Attorney General

Vermont Attorney General Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngBill Sorrell Incumbent 80.9% 13,887
Brooke Paige 19.1% 3,270
Total Votes 17,157
Election Results Via:Vermont Election Results.
  • There were no Republican candidates for this office.

Secretary of State

  • Incumbent Democrat Jim Condos was unopposed in the primary. There were no Republican candidates for this office.

Treasurer

  • Incumbent Democrat Elizabeth Pearce was unopposed in the primary. There were no Republican candidates for this office.

Auditor

  • Incumbent Democrat Doug Hoffer was unopposed in the primary. There were no Republican candidates for this office.

Key deadlines

Deadline Event
June 12 Filing deadline
August 26 Primary election
November 4 General election

State executive organization

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

Ballotpedia reports

To learn more about developments in these races, check out the following news articles from Ballotpedia:

Recent news

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See also

Vermont

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