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Revision as of 16:33, 3 March 2014



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Arkansas Attorney General Election

Primary Date:
May 20, 2014

General Election Date:
November 4, 2014

Race rating: Toss-up

November 4 Election Winner:
Leslie Rutledge Republican Party
Incumbent prior to election:
Dustin McDaniel Democratic Party
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Arkansas State Executive Elections
Top Ballot
GovernorLieutenant Governor
Secretary of StateAttorney General
Down Ballot
Treasurer, Auditor

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The Arkansas attorney general election will take place on November 4, 2014. Incumbent Dustin McDaniel (D) is term-limited and unable to seek re-election.

Arkansas 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.[1][2][3]

Candidates

General election

Republican Party Leslie Rutledge[4] Green check mark transparent.png
Democratic Party Nate Steel[5]
Libertarian Party Aaron Cash[6]

Did not file for office

Democratic Party Dustin McDaniel - Incumbent

Lost in the runoff

Republican Party David Sterling[7]

Lost in the primary

Republican Party Patricia Nation[8][9]

Race background

A March 2013 report released by Governing named Arkansas' attorney general seat as "vulnerable" to partisan switch heading into the 2014 elections. The rating arose from concerns that Democratic incumbent Dustin McDaniel's recent personal issues -- he was forced to end his long-anticipated gubernatorial plans after being exposed twice for philandering -- has sufficiently alienated voters against McDaniel, toward electing a Republican attorney general the next election.[10]

Additional reading

See also

External links

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