Signature requirements and deadlines for 2014 state legislative elections

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Signature filing deadlines

The state legislative filing deadlines listed by month are as follows:
January
February
March
April
May
June

July

Primaries

The state primaries listed by month were as follows:
March
April
May
June
July
August

September

Primary Information for 2014

Note: The signature-filing deadline is the date by which candidates must file nominating signatures with election officials in order to have their name placed on the ballot.

Note: Ballot access is a complicated issue. The dates in the table below are primarily for candidates filing for access to the primary. For more detailed information about each state's qualification requirements -- including all relevant ballot access dates for the primary and general election -- click to our detailed pages in the state column.

2014 State Legislative Primary Information
State Filing Deadline Primary Date Days from Deadline to Primary
Alabama Red padlock.png 2/7/2014 Red padlock.png 6/3/2014 116
Alaska Red padlock.png 6/2/2014[1] 8/19/2014 78
Arizona Red padlock.png 5/28/2014[2] 8/26/2014 90
Arkansas Red padlock.png 3/3/2014[3][4] Red padlock.png 5/20/2014 78
California Red padlock.png 3/7/2014[5][6][7] Red padlock.png 6/3/2014 88
Colorado Red padlock.png 3/31/2014[8][9] Red padlock.png 6/24/2014 85
Connecticut Red padlock.png 6/10/2014[10] 8/12/2014 90
Delaware 7/8/2014 9/9/2014 63
Florida Red padlock.png 6/20/2014[11][12] 8/26/2014 67
Georgia Red padlock.png 3/7/2014 Red padlock.png 5/20/2014 74
Hawaii Red padlock.png 6/3/2014[13][14] 8/9/2014 67
Idaho Red padlock.png 3/14/2014 Red padlock.png 5/20/2014 78
Illinois Red padlock.png 12/2/2013 Red padlock.png 3/18/2014 106
Indiana Red padlock.png 2/7/2014 Red padlock.png 5/6/2014 88
Iowa Red padlock.png 3/14/2014 Red padlock.png 6/3/2014 81
Kansas Red padlock.png 6/2/2014 8/5/2014 65
Kentucky Red padlock.png 1/28/2014[15][16] Red padlock.png 5/20/2014 112
Maine Red padlock.png 3/17/2014[17] Red padlock.png 6/10/2014 85
Maryland Red padlock.png 2/25/2014[18] Red padlock.png 6/24/2014 119
Massachusetts Red padlock.png 6/3/2014[19] 9/9/2014 98
Michigan Red padlock.png 4/22/2014 8/5/2014 105
Minnesota Red padlock.png 6/3/2014 8/12/2014 70
Missouri Red padlock.png 3/25/2014 8/5/2014 133
Montana Red padlock.png 3/10/2014 Red padlock.png 6/3/2014 85
Nebraska Red padlock.png 3/3/2014[15] Red padlock.png 5/13/2014 85
Nevada Red padlock.png 3/14/2014 Red padlock.png 6/10/2014 88
New Hampshire Red padlock.png 6/13/2014 9/9/2014 88
New Mexico Red padlock.png 2/4/2014 Red padlock.png 6/3/2014 119
New York 7/10/2014 9/9/2014 61
North Carolina Red padlock.png 2/28/2014 Red padlock.png 5/6/2014 67
North Dakota Red padlock.png 4/7/2014 Red padlock.png 6/10/2014 64
Ohio Red padlock.png 2/5/2014 Red padlock.png 5/6/2014 90
Oklahoma Red padlock.png 4/11/2014 Red padlock.png 6/24/2014 74
Oregon Red padlock.png 3/11/2014 Red padlock.png 5/20/2014 70
Pennsylvania Red padlock.png 3/11/2014 Red padlock.png 5/20/2014 70
Rhode Island Red padlock.png 6/25/2014 9/9/2014 76
South Carolina Red padlock.png 3/30/2014 Red padlock.png 6/10/2014 72
South Dakota Red padlock.png 3/25/2014 Red padlock.png 6/3/2014 70
Tennessee Red padlock.png 4/3/2014 8/7/2014 126
Texas Red padlock.png 12/9/2013 Red padlock.png 3/4/2014 85
Utah Red padlock.png 3/20/2014 Red padlock.png 6/24/2014 96
Vermont Red padlock.png 6/12/2014 8/26/2014 75
Washington Red padlock.png 5/17/2014 8/5/2014 80
West Virginia Red padlock.png 1/25/2014 Red padlock.png 5/13/2014 108
Wisconsin Red padlock.png 6/2/2014 8/12/2014 71
Wyoming Red padlock.png 5/30/2014 8/19/2014 81


States with no 2014 election

See also:State legislative elections, 2014

The following four states will not hold state legislative elections in 2014.

Note: Kansas, Minnesota, New Mexico and South Carolina will not hold any state senate elections in 2014.

See also

References

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  2. Secretary of State Website, "2014 Election Important Dates," accessed November 4, 2013
  3. Running for Public Office, "A 'Plain English' Handbook for Candidates," 2012 Edition, accessed October 21, 2013
  4. Arkansas Code of 1987, "Title 7, Elections," accessed October 30, 2013
  5. Summary of Qualifications and Requirements for the Office of State Senator, Member of the Assembly, "June 3, 2014, Primary Election," accessed October 21, 2013
  6. California Elections Code, "Section 8100-8107," accessed October 28, 2013
  7. California Secretary of State Website, "Key Dates and Deadlines," accessed October 21, 2013
  8. Colorado Secretary of State Website, "Major Political Parties FAQs," accessed October 31, 2013
  9. Colorado Revised Statutes, "Title 1, Elections," accessed October 31, 2013
  10. Connecticut Secretary of State Website, "Frequently Asked Questions, Nominating Papers," accessed October 31, 2013
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  12. 2013 Florida Statutes, "Section 99.061," accessed December 2, 2014
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  14. Hawaii State Legislature, "HRS §12-6 Nomination papers: time for filing; fees", accessed May 22, 2013
  15. 15.0 15.1 2014 Kentucky Election Calendar, accessed November 12, 2013
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  17. Maine Secretary of State "State of Maine 2014 Candidate's Guide to Ballot Access," accessed February 11, 2014
  18. The State Board of Elections, "Candidacy," accessed November 5, 2013
  19. 2014 Massachusetts State Primary and State Election Schedule, accessed December 2, 2013