Nevada down ballot state executive elections, 2014

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Nevada Down Ballot State Executive Elections

Primary Date:
June 10, 2014

General Election Date:
November 4, 2014

Nevada State Executive Elections
Top Ballot
Governor Lieutenant GovernorSecretary of StateAttorney General
Down Ballot
Treasurer, Controller

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Two down ballot state executive positions are up for election in the state of Nevada in 2014. The general election will be held on November 4, 2014.

Nevada is one of 12 states to use a strictly closed primary process, in which the selection of a party's candidates in an election is limited to registered party members.[1][2][3]

Office Incumbent Assumed Office Incumbent running? General Election Candidates 2015 Winner Partisan Switch?
State Treasurer Kate Marshall
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2006 Term-limited, running for secretary of state[4] Republican Party Dan Schwartz
Democratic Party Kim Wallin
Independent Kress Cave
Republican Party Dan Schwartz Yes
Controller Kim Wallin
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2006 Term-limited, running for Treasurer[5] Republican Party Ron Knecht
Democratic Party Andrew Martin
Independent Tom Jones
Republican Party Ron Knecht Yes


Current incumbent

Democratic Party Kate Marshall - termed out


Democratic Party Kim Wallin[6]
Republican Party Dan Schwartz - Businessman, 2012 congressional candidate[7]


The treasurer is a member of the State Board of Finance and serves as chair of the Board of Trustees of the College Savings Plan of Nevada. The treasurer also serves as administrator of the Municipal Bond Bank, administrator of the 529 College Savings Plan and Trust Fund, administrator of the Nevada Prepaid Tuition Program and Trust Fund, and administrator of the Fund for a Healthy Nevada and the Trust Fund for Public Health. The treasurer is also administrator of the Nevada Unclaimed Property Division and oversees the Millennium Scholarship Program.


Current incumbent

Democratic Party Kim Wallin - termed out

Declared Candidates

Republican Party Barry Herr

Potential Candidates

Democratic Party Andrew Martin

Republican Party Cort Arlint


The controller's main duties include conducting the final audit and settling of all claims against the state, they also must ensure compliance with the intent of the constitution, federal laws and state statutes in this regard. The Controller is also responsible for computing, withholding and accounting all state payroll deductions and also overseeing all records in connection with administration and compliance with federal revenue and income tax laws.

See also