Maryland down ballot state executive elections, 2014

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Maryland Down Ballot State Executive Elections

Primary Date
June 24, 2014

General Election Date:
November 4, 2014

Maryland State Executive Elections
Top Ballot
Governor Lieutenant GovernorAttorney General
Down Ballot
Controller

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One down ballot state executive position is up for election in the state of Maryland in 2014. The general election will be held on November 4, 2014.

Maryland is one of 21 states with a mixed primary system. Parties decide who may vote in their primary election and generally close it to all voters except those registered with their party.[1]

Office Incumbent Assumed Office Incumbent running?
Comptroller Peter Franchot
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2007 Yes[2][3]


Comptroller

Current incumbent

Democratic Party Peter Franchot

Candidates

Duties

The comptroller's main duties include collecting all of the revenues from state programs, to provide information technology services for most of the state agencies, to regulate the state’s alcohol, tobacco and motor fuel industries and he is also a member of many state boards and commissions including, the board of revenue estimates, the board of public works, the board of trustees of the State retirement and pension system, and also is a register of wills. The comptroller also performs audits for taxpayers for compliance, they handle delinquent tax collection, and they enforce license and unclaimed property laws. The agency also publicizes forgotten bank accounts, insurance benefits and other unclaimed assets of taxpayers.

See also

References