Arizona down ballot state executive elections, 2014
August 26, 2014
November 4, 2014
Governor • Secretary of State • Attorney General
Mine Inspector, Treasurer, Superintendent, Corporation Commissioner
Arizona has a closed primary system, in which the selection of a party's candidates in a primary election is limited to registered members of that party.
|Office||Incumbent||Assumed Office||Incumbent running?|
|Mine Inspector||Joe Hart
||2011||No, running for governor|
|Superintendent of Public Instruction||John Huppenthal
|Corporation Commission||Gary Pierce
||2007||Ineligible due to term limits|
|Corporation Commission||Brenda Burns
The superintendent of public instruction oversees and administrates the Arizona Department of Education, which manages the state's public school system. His general duties include managing the employees of the department. Other specific responsibilities enumerated by law include:
- Executing the policies established by the State Board of Education.
- Apportioning state education funds to individual counties each year.
- Distributes school materials, courses of study, administrative information, teachers certificates and other items to individual school districts.
- Audits the accounts of school officials across the state with the assistance of the auditor general.
State of Arizona
|State executive officers||
Governor | Attorney General | Secretary of State | Treasurer | Superintendent of Public Instruction | Director of Insurance | Director of Agriculture | Commissioner of Lands | Director of Labor | Chairman of Corporation Commission | State Mine Inspector |