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.


Office Incumbent Assumed Office Incumbent running? General Election Candidates 2014 Winner Partisan Switch?
Governor Brian Sandoval
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2011 Running[4] Republican Party Brian Sandoval

Democratic Party Robert Goodman (Nevada)
Independent David Lory VanderBeek

Green Party David Gibson
Pending Pending
Lieutenant Governor Brian Krolicki
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2007 Ineligible due to term limits Republican Party Mark Hutchinson

Democratic Party Lucy Flores

Independent Mike Little
Pending Pending
Secretary of State Ross Miller
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2007 Ineligible due to term limits Republican Party Barbara Cegavske

Democratic Party Kate Marshall

Green Party Timothy Reinhardt
Pending Pending
Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto
Catherine Cortez Masto.jpg
2007 Ineligible due to term limits Democratic Party Ross Miller

Republican Party Adam Paul Laxalt

Independent Jonathan Hansen
Pending Pending
State Treasurer Kate Marshall
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2006 Running for Secretary of State Democratic Party Kim Wallin

Republican Party Dan Schwartz

Independent Kress Cave
Pending Pending
Controller Kim Wallin
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2006 Ineligible due to term limits Republican Party Ron Knecht

Democratic Party Andrew Martin

Independent Tom Jones
Pending Pending

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

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 6.16 6.17 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