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Table of Contents
Partisan breakdown
Candidates by office
Voter turnout
Key deadlines
State executive organization
Ballotpedia reports
Recent news
See also
See also
NewsCalendar
Six state executive positions are up for election in 2014 in the state of Vermont.

Vermont is one of 14 states that uses an open primary system, in which registered voters do not have to be members of a party to vote in that party's primary.[1][2][3]

The following offices will be elected in 2014 in Vermont:

Partisan breakdown

Heading into the November 4 election, the Democratic Party held five of the six state executive seats in Vermont.

Vermont State Executives -- Partisan Breakdown
Party As of November 4, 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 5 5
     Republican Party 1 1
Total 6 6
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Governor

General election

Democratic Party Peter Shumlin - IncumbentGreen check mark transparent.png
Republican Party Scott Milne[4]
Independent Pete Diamondstone - Liberty Union Party candidate[4]
Libertarian Party Dan Feliciano - Libertarian Party[7]
Independent Emily Peyton[8]
Independent Bernard Peters
Independent Cris Ericson (Marijuana Party) - Paralegal and marijuana legalization activist[9]

Note: Emily Peyton was defeated in the Republican primary but filed for the general election as an independent. Cris Ericson also ran for a U.S. House seat in 2014.

Lost in primary

Democratic Party H. Brooke Paige[4] Note: Paige filed to run for both attorney general and governor.[10]
Republican Party Steve Berry[4]

Lieutenant Governor

General election

Republican Party Phillip Scott - IncumbentGreen check mark transparent.png
Lime2.png/Democratic Party Dean Corren - Vermont Progressive Party and Democratic candidate[11][12]
Independent Marina Brown - Liberty Union Party candidate[13]

Withdrew

Democratic Party John Bauer[14]

Attorney General

General election

Democratic Party Bill Sorrell - IncumbentGreen check mark transparent.png[15]
Republican Party Shane McCormack[16]
Independent Rosemarie Jackowski - Liberty Union Party candidate[4]

Lost in primary

Democratic Party H. Brooke Paige[4] Note: Paige filed to run for both attorney general and governor.[17]

Secretary of State

General election

Democratic Party Jim Condos - IncumbentGreen check mark transparent.png
Lime2.png Ben Eastwood - Vermont Progressive Party candidate[4]
Independent Mary Alice Hebert - Liberty Union Party candidate[4]

Down Ballot

Office Incumbent Assumed Office Incumbent running? General Election Candidates 2015 Winner Partisan Switch?
Treasurer Elizabeth Pearce
Elizabeth Pearce.jpg
2011 Yes[4] Democratic Party Elizabeth Pearce
Independent Murray Ngoima
Lime2.png Don Schramm
Democratic Party Elizabeth Pearce No
State Auditor Doug Hoffer
Doug Hoffer.jpg
2013 Yes[4] Democratic PartyLime2.png Doug Hoffer Democratic PartyLime2.png Doug Hoffer No
Deadline Event
June 12, 2014 Filing deadline
August 26, 2014 Primary election
November 4, 2014 General election
November 11, 2014 Canvassing committees prepare certificates of election
January 8, 2015 State executives inaugurated

Governor

Vermont Gubernatorial Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngPeter Shumlin 77% 15,260
Brooke Paige 16.1% 3,199
Write-ins 6.9% 1,369
Total Votes 19,828
Election Results via Vermont Secretary of State.
Vermont Gubernatorial Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngScott Milne 71.7% 11,488
Write-ins 14.7% 2,358
Steve Berry 6.9% 1,106
Emily Peyton 6.6% 1,060
Total Votes 16,012
Election Results via Vermont Secretary of State.

Lieutenant Governor

  • Incumbent Republican Phillip Scott was unopposed in the primary. There were no Democratic candidates for this office.

Attorney General

Vermont Attorney General Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngBill Sorrell Incumbent 80.2% 14,734
Brooke Paige 19% 3,488
Write-ins 0.8% 152
Total Votes 18,374
Election Results via Vermont Election Results.
  • There were no Republican candidates for this office.

Secretary of State

  • Incumbent Democrat Jim Condos was unopposed in the primary. There were no Republican candidates for this office.

Treasurer

  • Incumbent Democrat Elizabeth Pearce was unopposed in the primary. There were no Republican candidates for this office.

Auditor

  • Incumbent Democrat Doug Hoffer was unopposed in the primary. There were no Republican candidates for this office.

State executive organization

Executive officials in Vermont are part of a three-pronged government structure that includes state legislators and state judges.

Ballotpedia reports

To learn more about developments in these races, check out the following news articles from Ballotpedia:

Recent news

This section displays the most recent stories in a Google news search for the term "Vermont + state + executive + elections"

All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.

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See also

Vermont

References

  1. National Conference of State Legislatures, "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. 4.00 4.01 4.02 4.03 4.04 4.05 4.06 4.07 4.08 4.09 4.10 4.11 4.12 4.13 Vermont Secretary of State, "Candidate Listing," accessed June 13, 2014
  5. Phil Scott Lieutenant Governor, "Home," accessed May 15, 2014
  6. Daily Journal, "Vt Attorney General Sorrell to run for re-election in 2014," October 18, 2013
  7. VT Digger, "VERMONT LIBERTARIAN PARTY NOMINATES DAN FELICIANO FOR GOVERNOR," June 9, 2014
  8. Emily Peyton for Vermont Governor 2014, "About," accessed May 15, 2014
  9. IndyVT, "2014 VOTE for CRIS ERICSON for U.S. CONGRESS, and 2014 VOTE for CRIS ERICSON for GOVERNOR of VERMONT," March 11, 2013
  10. Vermont Secretary of State, "Primary Candidate Listing," accessed August 22, 2014
  11. DEAN CORREN FOR VERMONT LT. GOVERNOR, "Former State Rep. Dean Corren to Run for Vermont Lieutenant Governor," May 7, 2014
  12. VT Digger, "DEMOCRATS ENDORSE PROGRESSIVE DEAN CORREN FOR LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR," September 22, 2014
  13. Burlington Free Press, "Corren to run for Vermont lieutenant governor," May 7, 2014
  14. John Bauer for Lt. Governor, "Home," accessed May 15, 2014
  15. Daily Journal, "Vt Attorney General Sorrell to run for re-election in 2014," October 18, 2013
  16. Vermont Secretary of State, "Offices to Be Elected in 2014," accessed October 2, 2014
  17. Vermont Secretary of State, "Primary Candidate Listing," accessed August 22, 2014