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{{greendot}} [[Green-Rainbow Party]] candidate [[Ian Jackson]]<ref name=eagle>[http://www.berkshireeagle.com/news/ci_24898990/democrat-conroy-shares-his-visions-state-treasurer-candidate ''Berkshire Eagle,'' Democrat Conroy shares his visions as state treasurer candidate, January 13, 2014]</ref><br>
 
{{greendot}} [[Green-Rainbow Party]] candidate [[Ian Jackson]]<ref name=eagle>[http://www.berkshireeagle.com/news/ci_24898990/democrat-conroy-shares-his-visions-state-treasurer-candidate ''Berkshire Eagle,'' Democrat Conroy shares his visions as state treasurer candidate, January 13, 2014]</ref><br>
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Revision as of 12:09, 28 August 2014



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Massachusetts Down Ballot State Executive Elections

Primary Date:
September 9, 2014

General Election Date:
November 4, 2014

Massachusetts State Executive Elections
Top Ballot
Governor Lieutenant GovernorSecretary of StateAttorney General
Down Ballot
Treasurer, Auditor

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Two down ballot state executive positions were up for election in the state of Massachusetts in 2014. The general election were held on November 4, 2014.

Massachusetts is one of 21 states with a mixed primary system. Unaffiliated voters are allowed to vote in the primary election. They may choose which party ballot they wish to vote on and still remain unaffiliated.[1]

Office Incumbent Assumed Office Incumbent running? General Election Candidates 2015 Winner Partisan Switch?
Treasurer Steven Grossman
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2010 No (Ran for Governor)[2] Democratic Party Deb Goldberg
Republican Party Mike Heffernan
Green Party Ian Jackson
Democratic Party Deb Goldberg No
Auditor of the Commonwealth Suzanne Bump
Suzanne Bump.jpg
2011 Yes[3][4] Democratic Party Suzanne Bump
Republican Party Patricia Saint Aubin
Green Party MK Merelice
Democratic Party Suzanne Bump No


Treasurer

Candidates

Primary election

Democratic Party Barry Finegold
Democratic Party Deb Goldberg[5]
Democratic Party Thomas Conroy[6]

General election

Republican Party Mike Heffernan[7]
Green Party Green-Rainbow Party candidate Ian Jackson[8]


Duties

The treasurer is responsible for maintaining the state funds by investing and maintaining the state budget. The department is divided into seven divisions, abandoned property, board of retirement, the water pollution abatement trust, debt management, deferred compensation, financial education and cash management.

Auditor

General election

Democratic Party Suzanne Bump
Republican Party Patricia Saint Aubin
Green Party Green-Rainbow Party candidate MK Merelice


Duties

The Auditor's office is responsible for conducting financial, performance and technical audits of state programs, departments, agencies and other uses of public money.

Key dates

Deadline Event
May 6, 2014 Signature filing deadline for party candidates seeking federal or statewide office to file with Registrar of Voters
June 3, 2014 Deadline for political party candidates seeking federal or statewide office to file with Secretary of Commonwealth
July 29, 2014 Deadline for nonpartisan candidates seeking federal or statewide office to file with Registrar of Voters
August 26, 2014 Deadline for nonpartisan candidates seeking federal or statewide office to file with Secretary of Commonwealth
September 9, 2014 Primary election
November 4, 2014 General election
January 8, 2015 Inauguration day for governor and lieutenant governor
January 21, 2015 Inauguration day for other state executive officers

Ballotpedia reports

To learn more about developments in these races, check out the following news articles from Ballotpedia:

Recent news

Treasurer

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Auditor

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See also

References