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A March 2013 report released by ''Governing'' named Arkansas' attorney general as "vulnerable" to
A March 2013 report released by ''Governing'' named Arkansas' attorney general 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 alienated voters toward a [[Republican]] attorney general .<ref>[http://www.governing.com/blogs/politics/gov-handicapping-attorneys-general-2013-2014-whos-vulnerable.html ''Governing,'' "The 2013-2014 Attorneys General Races: Who's Vulnerable?," March 25, 2013]</ref>
Revision as of 12:26, 25 March 2013
May 20, 2014
November 4, 2014
Governor • Lieutenant Governor
Secretary of State • Attorney General
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Did not file for office
Dustin McDaniel - Incumbent
Lost in the runoff
Lost in the primary
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.
- Arkansas Attorney General
- Arkansas state executive official elections, 2014
- State executive official elections, 2014
- National Conference of State Legislatures Website, "State Primary Election Types," accessed January 6, 2014
- Fair Vote, "Congressional and Presidential Primaries: Open, Closed, Semi-Closed, and 'Top Two,'" accessed January 6, 2014
- Ballotpedia research conducted December 26, 2013 through January 3, 2014 researching and analyzing various state websites and codes.
- Leslie Rutledge, "Campaign website," accessed August 12, 2013
- Nate Steel Attorney General, "Campaign website," accessed August 12, 2013
- Arkansas Secretary of State, "2014 Preferential Primary Elections & Non Partisan General Election, Aaron Scott Cash," accessed March 3, 2014
- David Sterling Attorney General, "Campaign website," accessed August 12, 2013
- Lexington Herald-Leader, "Attorney announces for Arkansas attorney general," January 30, 2014
- Talkbusiness.net, "Tolbert: Nation Set To Announce For Attorney General," January 30, 2014
- Governing, "The 2013-2014 Attorneys General Races: Who's Vulnerable?," March 25, 2013
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