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{{mnsostoc14}}{{tnr}}The '''Minnesota secretary of state election''' will take place on [[State executive official elections, 2014|November 4, 2014]]. Incumbent [[Mark Ritchie]] (D) was first elected in 2006 and won re-election in 2010. Although eligible for re-election in [[State executive official elections, 2014|2014]], Ritchie said in a June 2013 statement that he will not run for a third term.<ref name=incretire>[http://www.sos.state.mn.us/index.aspx?recordid=781&page=10 ''Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie,'' "NEWS RELEASE: Secretary of State Ritchie Announces He Will Not Seek Third Term," June 4, 2013]</ref>  
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{{Mnelecbanner14}}{{mnsostoc14}}{{tnr}}The '''Minnesota secretary of state election''' will take place on [[State executive official elections, 2014|November 4, 2014]]. Incumbent [[Mark Ritchie]] (D) was first elected in 2006 and won re-election in 2010. Although eligible for re-election in [[State executive official elections, 2014|2014]], Ritchie said in a June 2013 statement that he will not run for a third term.<ref name=incretire>[http://www.sos.state.mn.us/index.aspx?recordid=781&page=10 ''Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie,'' "NEWS RELEASE: Secretary of State Ritchie Announces He Will Not Seek Third Term," June 4, 2013]</ref>  
  
 
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Revision as of 09:41, 29 January 2014



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Minnesota Secretary of State Election

Primary Date
August 12, 2014

General Election Date:
November 4, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Mark Ritchie Democratic Party
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Minnesota State Executive Elections
Top Ballot
Governor Lieutenant GovernorSecretary of StateAttorney General
Down Ballot
Auditor

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The Minnesota secretary of state election will take place on November 4, 2014. Incumbent Mark Ritchie (D) was first elected in 2006 and won re-election in 2010. Although eligible for re-election in 2014, Ritchie said in a June 2013 statement that he will not run for a third term.[1]

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.[2][3][4]

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 Simon
Republican Party Dan Severson
Libertarian Party Bob Odden
Independence Party of America Bob Helland

Defeated in the primary

Democratic Party Dick Franson
Democratic Party Gregg A. Iverson
Independence Party of America David A. Singleton


See also

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