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Seven state executive positions are up for election in 2014 in the state of Alabama:[1]

Alabama 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.[2][3][4]

The following offices will be elected in 2014 in Alabama:







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Governor

General election

Republican Party Robert Bentley - Incumbent Green check mark transparent.png
Democratic Party Parker Griffith - Former Congressman

Lost in the primary

Republican Party Stacy George - State correctional officer, former Morgan County Commissioner[10]
Republican Party Bob Starkey - Retired software company owner[11]
Democratic Party Kevin Bass - Businessman, former minor league baseball player[12]

Lieutenant governor

General election

Republican Party Kay Ivey - Incumbent [13] Green check mark transparent.png
Democratic Party James C. Fields - Former state Rep. and Minister[14][15]

Lost in the primary

Republican Party Stan Cooke - Founder and President of an international Christian mission organization supporting benevolence programs in Israel.[16][17]

Attorney general

General election

Republican Party Luther Strange - Incumbent Green check mark transparent.png [18]
Democratic Party Joseph Lister Hubbard - State Rep.[19][20]

Secretary of state

General election candidates

Democratic Party Lula Albert-Kaigler - 2013 U.S. House candidate[21]
Republican Party John Merrill - Current legislator, Alabama House of Representatives District 62 Green check mark transparent.png [22]

Did not file

Republican Party Jim Bennett - Incumbent

Lost in the primary

Republican Party Reese McKinney - Former probate judge of Montgomery County, Alabama (Lost in runoff)[23]
Republican Party James Perdue - Probate judge of Crenshaw County, Alabama[24]

Down ballot offices

Office Incumbent Assumed Office Incumbent running? General Election Candidates 2015 Winner Partisan Switch?
Auditor Samantha Shaw
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2007 Term-limited Republican Party Jim Zeigler
Democratic Party Miranda Joseph
Republican Party Jim Zeigler No
Treasurer Young Boozer
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2011 Yes Republican Party Young Boozer Republican Party Young Boozer No
Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries John McMillan
John McMillan.jpg
2011 Yes[25] Republican Party John McMillan
Democratic Party Lula Albert-Kaigler
Republican Party John McMillan No
Public Service Commission Jeremy Oden
Oden j.jpeg
2012 Yes[8] Republican Party Jeremy Oden Republican Party Jeremy Oden No
Public Service Commission Terry Dunn
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2010 Yes[26] Republican Party Chip Beeker Republican Party Chip Beeker No
Deadline Event
February 7, 2014 Filing deadline
June 3, 2014 Primary election
July 15, 2014 Primary runoff
November 4, 2014 General election
November 14, 2014 Certification of general election results
January 19, 2015 Inauguration day for state executive officials in general election

External links

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References

  1. The Green Papers, "Alabama 2012 General Election," accessed June 28, 2012
  2. National Conference of State Legislatures Website, "State Primary Election Types," accessed January 6, 2014
  3. Fair Vote, "Congressional and Presidential Primaries: Open, Closed, Semi-Closed, and 'Top Two,'" accessed January 6, 2014
  4. Ballotpedia research conducted December 26, 2013, through January 3, 2014, researching and analyzing various state websites and codes.
  5. The Republic, "Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley seeking second term," April 9, 2013
  6. Kay Ivey for Lieutenant Governor 2014 Official Campaign Website, "Homepage," accessed September 10, 2013
  7. The Associated Press, "Alabama Agriculture Commissioner John McMillan launches re-election campaign," June 25, 2013
  8. 8.0 8.1 Cullman Sense, Oden announces bid for Alabama Public Service Commission Place 1, July 1, 2013
  9. The Associated Press, "Chairman of Alabama Minority GOP challenges Commissioner Terry Dunn in PSC primary (updated)," August 12, 2013
  10. Alabama's Bentley draws 2014 opposition from man who would be 'gun-toting governor'," accessed August 6, 2013
  11. AL.com, "Bob Starkey of Scottsboro joins race for Republican nomination for governor," February 6, 2014
  12. CBS Chicago local, "Former Cubs Minor Leaguer Running For Governor Of Alabama," December 27, 2013
  13. Kay Ivey for Lieutenant Governor 2014 Official Campaign Website, "Homepage," accessed September 10, 2013
  14. Fields for Lieutenant Governor 2014 Official campaign website, "Homepage," accessed November 29, 2013
  15. Anniston Star, "Cullman County Democrat to enter Lt. Gov. race," November 20, 2013 (dead link)
  16. Alabama Political Reporter, Dr. Stan Cooke Announces His Candidacy for Lt. Governor

, August 22, 2013
  17. Stan Cooke for Lieutenant Governor 2014 Official campaign website," accessed October 8, 2013
  18. Luther Strange for Attorney General 2014 Official Campaign Website, "Homepage," accessed September 10, 2013
  19. Alabama Democratic Party, "2014 Primary Candidate List," February 7, 2014
  20. The Republic, "State Rep. Joe Hubbard announces run for Ala. attorney general," February 6, 2014
  21. Alabama Democratic Party, "2014 Primary Candidate List," February 7, 2014
  22. John Merrill for Alabama Secretary of State 2014 Official Campaign Website, "Homepage," accessed September 10, 2013
  23. Reese McKinney for Secretary of State 2014 Official Campaign Website, "Homepage," accessed September 10, 2013
  24. AL.com, "Crenshaw County Probate Judge Jim Perdue to run for Secretary of State," accessed August 8, 2013
  25. The Associated Press, "Alabama Agriculture Commissioner John McMillan launches re-election campaign," June 25, 2013
  26. The Associated Press, "Chairman of Alabama Minority GOP challenges Commissioner Terry Dunn in PSC primary (updated)," August 12, 2013