Arizona down ballot state executive elections, 2014

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Arizona Down Ballot State Executive Elections

Primary Date:
August 26, 2014

General Election Date:
November 4, 2014

Arizona State Executive Elections
Top Ballot
GovernorSecretary of StateAttorney General
Down Ballot
Mine Inspector, Treasurer, Superintendent, Corporation Commissioner

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Five down ballot state executive positions are up for election in the state of Arizona in 2014. The general election will be held on November 4, 2014.

Arizona is one of 21 states with a mixed primary system. The primary is considered semi-closed. Unaffiliated voters may choose which party's primary they will vote in, but voters registered with a party can only vote in that party's primary.[1][2][3]

Office Incumbent Assumed Office Incumbent running? General Election Candidates 2015 Winner Partisan Switch?
Mine Inspector Joe Hart
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2007 Yes[4] Republican Party Joe Hart Joe Hart No
Treasurer Doug Ducey
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2011 No, running for governor[5] Republican Party Jeff DeWit Jeff DeWit No
Superintendent of Public Instruction John Huppenthal
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2011 Yes Republican Party Diane Douglas
Democratic Party David Garcia
Pending Pending
Corporation Commission Gary Pierce
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2007 Term-limited Republican Party Tom Forese
Democratic Party Jim Holway
Independent Joe Hui (Write-in)
Democratic Party Sandra Kennedy
Republican Party Doug Little
Republican Party Tom Forese No
Corporation Commission Brenda Burns
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2011 No[6] Republican Party Tom Forese
Democratic Party Jim Holway
Independent Joe Hui (Write-in)
Democratic Party Sandra Kennedy
Republican Party Doug Little
Republican Party Doug Little No


Mine Inspector

Current incumbent

Duties

Treasurer

Current incumbent

Duties

Superintendent

Current incumbent

Duties

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:[7]

  • 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.

Corporation Commissioner

Current incumbents

Duties

See also

References