Nevada state executive official elections, 2014

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Six state executive positions are up for election in 2014 in the state of Nevada.

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]

The following offices will be elected in 2014 in Nevada:

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

Republican Party Brian Sandoval - IncumbentGreen check mark transparent.png[5]
Democratic Party Robert Goodman[6]
Independent David Lory VanderBeek[7]

Defeated in the primary

Republican Party Eddie Hamilton[6]
Republican Party Gary Marinch[6]
Republican Party William Tarbell[6]
Republican Party Thomas Tighe[6]
Democratic Party Chris Hyepock[8]
Democratic Party Charles Chang[6]
Democratic Party Frederick Conquest[6]
Democratic Party Stephen Frye[6]
Democratic Party Fernando Lopes[6]
Democratic Party Allen Rheinhart[6]
Democratic Party John Rutledge[6]
Democratic Party Abdul Shabazz[6]

Lieutenant Governor

General election

Republican Party Mark Hutchison Green check mark transparent.png[9]
Democratic Party Lucy Flores[10]
Independent Mike Little[6]


Republican Party Brian Krolicki - Incumbent

Defeated in primary

Republican Party Sue Lowden[11]
Republican Party Chris Dyer[6]
Democratic Party Harley Kulkin[6]

Attorney General

General election

Democratic Party Ross Miller[12][13]
Republican Party Adam Paul Laxalt Green check mark transparent.png[14]
Independent Jonathan Hansen[15]


Democratic Party Catherine Cortez Masto - Incumbent

Secretary of State

Republican Party Barbara Cegavske Green check mark transparent.png[6]
Democratic Party Kate Marshall[16]


Democratic Party Ross Miller - Incumbent

Down Ballot

Office Incumbent Assumed Office Incumbent running? General Election Candidates 2015 Winner Partisan Switch?
State Treasurer Kate Marshall
Kate Marshall.jpg
2006 Term-limited, running for secretary of state[17] Republican Party Dan Schwartz
Democratic Party Kim Wallin
Independent Kress Cave
Republican Party Dan Schwartz Yes
Controller Kim Wallin
Kim Wallin.png
2006 Term-limited, running for Treasurer[18] Republican Party Ron Knecht
Democratic Party Andrew Martin
Independent Tom Jones
Republican Party Ron Knecht Yes
Deadline Event
January 6, 2014 First day of candidate filing
January 17, 2014 Last day of candidate filing
July 10, 2014 Primary election
November 4, 2014 General election
November 25, 2014 Certification of election results
January 5, 2015 Inauguration day for state executive officials

See also



  1. National Conference of State Legislatures Website, "State Primary Election Types," accessed January 6, 2014
  2. Fair Vote, "Congressional and Presidential Primaries: Open, Closed, Semi-Closed, and 'Top Two,'" accessed January 6, 2014
  3. Ballotpedia research conducted December 26, 2013, through January 3, 2014, researching and analyzing various state websites and codes.
  4. Las Vegas Sun, "Sandoval kicks off re-election bid with State of the State, budget," January 16, 2013
  5. Las Vegas Sun, "Sandoval kicks off re-election bid with State of the State, budget," January 16, 2013
  6. 6.00 6.01 6.02 6.03 6.04 6.05 6.06 6.07 6.08 6.09 6.10 6.11 6.12 6.13 6.14 6.15 Nevada Secretary of State, 2014 Filed Candidates, accessed March 17, 2014
  7. David Lory VanderBeek for Governor 2014 Official campaign website, "Homepage," accessed September 26, 2013
  8. Las Vegas Sun, Democrat Gubernatorial Candidate Announcement, November 7, 2013
  9. News 4, Hutchison to run for Nevada lieutenant governor, July 8, 2013
  10. RGJ, Democrats' lieutenant governor candidate Flores is young and ambitious; Is her goal to become first Latina governor of Nevada? February 20, 2014
  11. Mohave Daily News, Lowden to Run for Office, August 5, 2013
  12., "Ross Miller: A prince who would be king," January 10, 2013
  13. Review Journal, Barlow considering run for state controller, July 22, 2013
  14. Reno Gazette-Journal "Adam Paul Laxalt expected to announce he's running for attorney general; His first news conference may prove uncomfortable," January 17, 2014
  15. Nevada Secretary of State, 2014 Filed Candidates, accessed March 18, 2014
  16. Official Campaign Website 2014, "Homepage," accessed February 27, 2013
  17. Kate Marshall for Secretary of State 2014 Official campaign website, "Homepage," accessed September 26, 2013
  18. Kim Wallin for State Treasurer 2014, "Official campaign website"