Massachusetts down ballot state executive elections, 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 are up for election in the state of Massachusetts in 2014. The general election will be 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
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2011 Yes[3][4] Democratic Party Suzanne Bump
Republican Party Patricia Saint Aubin
Green Party MK Merelice
Democratic Party Suzanne Bump No


Treasurer

Current incumbent

Democratic Party Steven Grossman

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

Current incumbent

Democratic Party Suzanne Bump

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.

See also

References