Alaska Gubernatorial election, 2014

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Alaska Gubernatorial Election

Primary Date:
August 19, 2014

General Election Date:
November 4, 2014

Race rating: Lean Republican

November 4 Election Winners:
Bill Walker Independent
Byron Mallott Democratic Party
Incumbent prior to election:
Sean Parnell Republican Party
Mead Treadwell Republican Party
Gov. Sean Parnell
Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell

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The Alaska gubernatorial election will take place on November 4, 2014. Incumbent Sean Parnell (R) is eligible for re-election, but has not yet said if he intends to run.[1] The winner of the election will serve a 4-year term in office.

Alaska is one of 21 states with a mixed primary system. Parties decide who may vote in their primary election. The Alaska Democratic Party, Alaska Libertarian Party and Alaskan Independence Party allow any registered voters. The Alaska Republican Party allows only registered Republicans, nonpartisan or undeclared voters.[2]

Candidates

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.

General election

Republican Party Sean Parnell - Incumbent/Dan Sullivan
Independent Bill Walker/Democratic PartyByron Mallott (Alaska First Unity ticket) Green check mark transparent.png[3][4]
Libertarian Party Carolyn "Care" Clift/Andrew C. Lee[5][6]
Constitution Party J.R. Myers/Maria Rensel[7]

Lost in the primary

Gubernatorial

Republican

Republican Party Gerald L. "Tap" Heikes[6]
Republican Party Russ Millette[6]
Republican Party Brad Snowden[8]

ADL (includes Alaskan Independence, Democratic, and Libertarian Party)

Democratic Party Phil Stoddard[9][6]

Lieutenant gubernatorial

Republican

Republican Party Kelly Wolf[6]

ADL primary (includes Alaskan Independence, Democratic, and Libertarian Party)

Democratic Party Bob Williams - Teacher in Mat-Su, Alaska[10]

Withdrew after primary

Independent (Unaffiliated) Craig Fleener (Former running mate of Bill Walker) - Former Deputy Commissioner of Fish and Game and military veteran[11][12]
Democratic Party Hollis French - Democratic member of the Alaska State Senate representing District J[13][14][6]


See also

External links

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