Pennsylvania Lieutenant Gubernatorial election, 2014

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Pennsylvania Lieutenant Gubernatorial Election

Primary Date:
May 20, 2014

General Election Date:
November 4, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Jim Cawley Republican Party
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The Pennsylvania lieutenant gubernatorial election will take place on November 4, 2014. Incumbent Jim Cawley (R) was first elected in 2010 and is eligible to seek re-election.

Pennsylvania is one of 12 states to use a strictly closed primary process. Voters are required to register with a political party to vote in the primary election.[1][2][3]


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

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Lost in the primary



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  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. PoliticsPA, "State Sen. Stack Passes on Guv Run, Seeks LG Instead," October 17, 2013
  6. PoliticsPA, "Green Party Officially Nominates For Lt. Gov.," March 17, 2014
  7. The Sentinel, "ex-Rep. Mark Critz seeking Dem nod for lieutenant governor," August 15, 2013
  8. The Associated Press-, "Harrisburg council member runs for lt. governor," February 5, 2013
  9. The Daily Review, "Mark Smith enters Lt. Gov.'s race," February 22, 2013
  10. Politics PA, "PA Dems Endorse Waters & Other State Committee News," January 22, 2014
  11. Politics PA, "Smith Blasts Critz On NRA Support," January 22, 2014
  12. Politics PA, "No Firm Favorite for Guv at Dem State Committee," June 14, 2013
  13. Politics PA, "PSEA Prez Says No to LG Run," November 15, 2013
  14. Penn Live, "Brenda Alton drops hat in ring for Pennsylvania lieutenant governor," June 24, 2013
  15. PoliticsPA, "Wozniak Floats Lt. Gov Bid," May 30, 2013
  16. The Philly Post, "Farnese Weighs Bid for Lieutenant Governor," June 13, 2013
  17. Politics PA, "State Rep. Galloway Mulling Lt. Gov Bid," July 3, 2013
  18. The Morning Call, "Northampton County District Attorney John Morganelli mulling run for lieutenant governor," August 27, 2013
  19. Centre Daily Times, "Jay Paterno seeking election as Pa. lieutenant governor," February 25, 2014
  20. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, "Jay Paterno withdraws from Pa. lieutenant governor race," March 28, 2014
  21. Delaware County News Network, "State Rep. Margo Davidson debunks rumors about running for lieutenant governor," May 1, 2013