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Indiana Down Ballot State Executive Elections

Primary Date
May 6, 2014

General Election Date:
November 4, 2014

Indiana State Executive Elections
Top Ballot
Secretary of State
Down Ballot
Treasurer, Auditor

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

Indiana is one of 21 states with a mixed primary system. Voters are not required to register with a party, but the ballot they get depends on which party they have voted for most often in the past.[1]

Office Incumbent Assumed Office Incumbent running? General Election Candidates 2014 Winner Partisan Switch?
Treasurer Richard Mourdock
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2006 Term-limited Republican Party Kelly Mitchell
Democratic Party Mike Boland
Libertarian Party Mike Jasper
Pending
Auditor of State Suzanne Crouch
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2014 Yes[2] Republican Party Suzanne Crouch
Democratic Party Michael Claytor
Libertarian Party John Schick
Pending


Treasurer

Current incumbent

Republican Party Richard Mourdock

Duties

The treasurer is responsible for maintaining the state funds and acting as the state's bank. The main duty of the office is collecting money owed to the state and investing it as needed. The office also distributes money to local governments as needed and offers student loan programs.

Auditor

Current incumbent

Republican Party Tim Berry

Duties

The Auditor of Indiana is responsible for maintaining all State accounts, which include obligations to other governing bodies and individuals (state employee compensation, tax money distribution, etc.). They also report to the state legislature on odd numbered years a complete report of all things financial that relate to the auditor position of the previous two years.[3]

See also

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