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Wisconsin state executive official elections, 2014

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

Wisconsin has an open primary system, in which registered voters do not have to be members of a party to vote in that party's primary.

The following offices will be elected in 2014 in Wisconsin:

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 Scott Walker
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2011 Undeclared
Lieutenant Governor Rebecca Kleefisch
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2011 Undeclared
Secretary of State Douglas LaFollette
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1983 Undeclared
Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen
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2007 Not running[1]
Treasurer Kurt Schuller
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2011 Not running


Potential and declared



Lieutenant Governor

Attorney General


Secretary of State


Down Ballot

Office Incumbent Assumed Office Incumbent running?
Treasurer Kurt Schuller
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2011 No

Deadline Event
June 2 Filing deadline
August 12 Primary election
November 4 General election

See also



  1. The Star, "UPDATED: Van Hollen won't run again in 2014," October 7, 2013
  2. 2.00 2.01 2.02 2.03 2.04 2.05 2.06 2.07 2.08 2.09 2.10 2.11 2.12 Wisconsin Government Accountability Board, "Candidates Registered by Office," February 17, 2014
  3. 3.0 3.1 FOX 6 Now, "Looking ahead to 2014, who will face Scott Walker in race for Gov.?," July 21, 2013
  4. Facebook: Peter Barca for Governor, accessed January 10, 2013
  5. Senator Kathleen Vinehout, "Senator Vinehout Statement on Not Running for Governor This Year," January 23, 2014
  6. Channel 3000, "U.S. Rep. Ron Kind says no run for governor," June 7, 2015
  7. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Democratic Winnebago county executive could decide by Labor Day whether to run for governor," July 22, 2013
  8. Journal Sentinal, Winnebago County Exec Mark Harris declines run for governor, August 30, 2013
  9. WTAQ, "Milwaukee County exec Abele not interested in running for governor," February 28, 2013
  10. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Sen. John Lehman to run for lieutenant governor," November 18, 2013
  11. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Rep. Jon Richards enters race for Wisconsin attorney general," October 16, 2013
  12. The Republic, "Democratic Dane County district attorney Ozanne announces run for attorney general," November 7, 2013
  13. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Waukesha County DA Brad Schimel formally launches attorney general run," October 14, 2013
  14. TH Online, "Democrat Taylor not running for Wisconsin attorney general," October 31, 2013
  15. WBAY, "Republican Bishop announces Secretary of State run," May 14, 2013
  16. 16.0 16.1 Wisconsin Election Watch, "Secretary of State Candidate Backs Representative Schraa’s Plan to Eliminate the Office," January 21, 2014
  17. Wisconsin Election Watch, "Jay Schroeder to Run for Wisconsin Secretary of State," January 21, 2014
  18. The Journal Times, "Republican Party chairman running for Secretary of State," January 21, 2014
  19. 19.0 19.1 The Daily Cardinal, "Rep. Garey Bies runs for Secretary of State," March 25, 2014
  20. WisPolitics, "Bishop running for Secretary of State," May 4, 2013