Wyoming state executive official elections, 2014

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

Wyoming is one of 12 states to use a strictly closed primary process, in which the selection of a party's candidates in an election is limited to registered party members.[1][2][3]

The following offices will be elected in 2014 in Wyoming:

Partisan breakdown

Heading into the November 4 election, the Republican Party holds five of the five state executive seats in Wyoming.

Wyoming State Executives -- Partisan Breakdown
Party As of November 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Republican Party 5 Pending
     Democratic Party 0 Pending
Total 5 5




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Office Incumbent Assumed Office Incumbent running? General Election Candidates 2014 Winner Partisan Switch?
Governor Matt Mead
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2011 Yes Republican Party Matt Mead
Democratic Party Pete Gosar
Pending
Secretary of State Max Maxfield
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2007 No Republican Party Ed Murray
Constitution Party Jennifer Young
Pending
Treasurer Mark Gordon
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2012 Yes Republican Party Mark Gordon Pending
Auditor Cynthia Cloud
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2010 Yes Republican Party Cynthia Cloud Pending
Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill
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2010 Ran for Governor Republican Party Jillian Balow
Democratic Party Mike Ceballos
Pending

Governor of Wyoming

Governor

  • Republican primary
Wyoming Gubernatorial Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngMatt Mead 54.8% 53,673
Taylor Haynes 32.2% 31,534
Cindy Hill 12.7% 12,463
Write-in votes 0.2% 215
Total Votes 97,885
Election Results Via:Wyoming Secretary of State. Vote totals above are unofficial and reflect 100% precincts reporting.
  • Democratic primary

Pete Gosar won the Democratic nomination without opposition.

Secretary of State

  • Republican primary
Wyoming Secretary of State Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngEd Murrary 36.7% 32,947
Edward Buchanan 35% 31,336
Pete Illoway 18.5% 16,594
Clark Stith 9.5% 8,509
Write-in votes 0.3% 273
Total Votes 89,659
Election Results Via:Wyoming Secretary of State. Vote totals above are unofficial and reflect 100% precincts reporting.

There were no Democratic candidates for this position.

Treasurer

  • Republican primary
Wyoming Treasurer Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngMark Gordon 86.6% 72,092
Ron Redo 13.1% 10,943
Write-in votes 0.2% 205
Total Votes 83,240
Election Results Via:Wyoming Secretary of State. Vote totals above are unofficial and reflect 100% precincts reporting.

There were no Democratic candidates for this position.

Auditor

  • Republican primary

Incumbent Republican Cynthia Cloud won re-nomination without opposition.
There were no Democratic candidates for this position.

Superintendent of Public Instruction

  • Republican primary
Wyoming Superintendent Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJillian Balow 41.2% 35,490
Sheryl Lain 31.7% 27,355
Bill Winney 26.8% 23,103
Write-in votes 0.3% 272
Total Votes 86,220
Election Results Via:Wyoming Secretary of State. Vote totals above are unofficial and reflect 100% precincts reporting.
  • Democratic primary

Mike Ceballos won the Democratic nomination without opposition.

The general election takes place November 4, 2014.

Key deadlines

Deadline Event
May 30, 2014 Filing deadline
August 19, 2014 Primary election
November 4, 2014 General election
November 12, 2014 State certification of results

State executive organization

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

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Ballotpedia reports

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