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{{maltgovtoc14}}{{tnr}}The '''Massachusetts lieutenant gubernatorial election''' will take place on [[State executive official elections, 2014|November 4, 2014]]. The position is vacant following [[Tim Murray]]'s (D) [[Massachusetts Lt. Governor Murray announces resignation|resignation]], effective June 2, in order to lead the Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce.<ref name=resign> [http://www.boston.com/politicalintelligence/2013/05/22/gov-timothy-murray-resign/1y4tYxJhXNTqvbmGdq5ZrJ/story.html ''Boston.com,'' "Lt. Gov. Timothy P. Murray to resign, says controversies had nothing to do with his decision," May 22, 2013]</ref>  He was ineligible to seek re-election.
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{{Maelecbanner14}}{{maltgovtoc14}}{{tnr}}The '''Massachusetts lieutenant gubernatorial election''' will take place on [[State executive official elections, 2014|November 4, 2014]]. The position is vacant following [[Tim Murray]]'s (D) [[Massachusetts Lt. Governor Murray announces resignation|resignation]], effective June 2, in order to lead the Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce.<ref name=resign> [http://www.boston.com/politicalintelligence/2013/05/22/gov-timothy-murray-resign/1y4tYxJhXNTqvbmGdq5ZrJ/story.html ''Boston.com,'' "Lt. Gov. Timothy P. Murray to resign, says controversies had nothing to do with his decision," May 22, 2013]</ref>  He was ineligible to seek re-election.
  
 
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Revision as of 09:37, 29 January 2014



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Massachusetts Lieutenant Gubernatorial Election

Primary Date
September 9, 2014

General Election Date:
November 4, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Tim Murray Democratic Party
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Massachusetts State Executive Elections
Top Ballot
Governor Lieutenant GovernorSecretary of StateAttorney General
Down Ballot
Treasurer, Auditor

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The Massachusetts lieutenant gubernatorial election will take place on November 4, 2014. The position is vacant following Tim Murray's (D) resignation, effective June 2, in order to lead the Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce.[1] He was ineligible to seek re-election.

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.[2]

Candidates

Note: The following list of candidates is not official and will continue to be updated until the 2014 candidate filing deadline. Candidates will be added as we come across them prior to the deadline. If you see a name of a candidate who is missing, please email us and we will add that name. As the election draws closer, more information will be added to this page.

General election

Democratic Party Steve Kerrigan
Republican Party Karyn Polito - Former state Rep. and 2010 candidate for Massachusetts Treasurer[3][4]

Lost in primary

Democratic Party Leland Cheung - Cambridge City Councillor[5]
Democratic Party Michael Edward Lake - 2010 candidate for Massachusetts State Auditor, Executive Director of the World Class Cities Partnership

Withdrawn

Democratic Party James Arena-DeRosa[6]
Democratic Party Jonathan Edwards - Franklin County selectman[7]

See also

External links

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