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Minnesota Down Ballot State Executive Elections

Primary Date
August 12, 2014

General Election Date:
November 4, 2014

Minnesota State Executive Elections
Top Ballot
Governor Lieutenant GovernorSecretary of StateAttorney General
Down Ballot
Auditor

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

Minnesota is one of 14 states that uses an open primary system, in which registered voters do not have to be members of a party to vote in that party's primary.[1][2][3]

Key deadlines

Deadline Event
May 20, 2014 First day of candidate filing period
June 3, 2014 Last day of candidate filing period
August 12, 2014 Primary election
November 4, 2014 General election
November 25, 2014 State Canvassing Board meeting to certify election results
January 5, 2015 Inauguration day for state executive officials in general election[4]

Auditor

Candidates

Primary

Democratic Party Rebecca Otto Incumbent
Democratic Party Matt Entenza[5]

General election

Libertarian Party Keegan Iversen[5]
Independent Judith Schwartzbacker[5]
Constitution_Party#Independent_American_Party_of_Nevada Patrick Dean[5]
Republican Party Randy Gilbert[5]

Duties

The Office of the State Auditor oversees spending by local governments in Minnesota through financial, compliance and special audits.[6]

Campaign media


Matt Entenza ad.

Rebecca Otto ad.

See also

References