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===Current incumbent===
===Current incumbent===
{{reddot}} [[Kurt Schuller]] - ''Not running''<ref name="janesville"> [http://gazettextra.com/news/2013/may/05/janesville-man-ponders-state-run-state-office/ ''Gazette Extra,'' "Janesville man ponders state run for state office," May 5, 2013] </ref>
{{reddot}} [[Kurt Schuller]] - ''Not running''<ref name="janesville"> [http://gazettextra.com/news/2013/may/05/janesville-man-ponders-state-run-state-office/ ''Gazette Extra,'' "Janesville man ponders state run for state office," May 5, 2013] </ref>
===Declared and potential candidates===
*{{reddot}} [[Matt Adamczyk]]<ref>[http://voteformatt.org/about.html ''Matt Adamczyk for State Treasurer'', "About Matt," accessed April 23, 2014]</ref>
*{{bluedot}} [[David Sartori]]<ref name=register></ref>
*{{orangedot}} [[Andrew Zuelke]] - [[Constitution Party]] candidate<ref name=register></ref>
*{{greendot}} [[Ron Hardy]] - Winnebago County Supervisor<ref>[http://wigp.nationbuilder.com/wisconsin_greens_endorse_3_candidates_for_fall_2014_elections_launch_petition_drive ''Wisconsin Green Party'', "Wisconsin Greens endorse 3 candidates for Fall 2014 elections, launch petition drive," April 17, 2014]</ref>
*{{yellowdot}} [[Jerry Shidell]] - [[Libertarian]] candidate<ref name=Julyregister/>
===Lost in primary===
*{{reddot}} [[Randall Melchert]]<ref name=Julyregister>[http://gab.wi.gov/sites/default/files/page/candidates_registered_08_12_2014_partisan_primary__15731.PDF ''Wisconsin Government Accountability Board'', "Candidates Registered by Office," accessed July 4, 2014]</ref>
*{{bluedot}} [[David Leeper]]<ref name=register>[http://gab.wi.gov/sites/default/files/page/candidates_registered_08_12_2014_partisan_primary__46841.PDF ''Wisconsin Government Accountability Board,'' "Candidates Registered by Office," February 17, 2014]</ref>
===Withdrew or declined to run===
*{{reddot}} [[Scott Feldt]] - Deputy state treasurer and member of the Janesville School Board<ref name="janesville"/>
*{{reddot}} [[Jack Voight]] - Former state treasurer<ref name="janesville"/>
*{{bluedot}} [[Dan Bohrod]] - Budget analyst for the City of Madison<ref>[http://wisconsinelectionwatch.com/12990/dan-bohrod/ ''Wisconsin Election Watch,'' "Dan Bohrod," February 5, 2014]</ref>
*{{bluedot}} [[Brandon White]]<ref name=register></ref>
===Primary results===
===Primary results===

Revision as of 12:18, 13 August 2014


Wisconsin Down Ballot State Executive Elections

Primary Date:
August 12, 2014

General Election Date:
November 4, 2014

Wisconsin State Executive Elections
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Table of contents
Campaign themes
Campaign finance
Past elections
Key deadlines
Recent news

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One down ballot state executive position is up for election in the state of Wisconsin in 2014. The general election will be held on November 4, 2014.

Wisconsin 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]

Office Incumbent Assumed Office Incumbent running? General Election Candidates 2015 Winner Partisan Switch?
Treasurer Kurt Schuller
Kurt Schuller.jpg
2011 No Republican Party Matt Adamczyk
Democratic Party David Sartori
Libertarian Party Andrew Zuelke
Green Party Ron Hardy
Republican Party Matt Adamczyk No

Key deadlines

Deadline Event
June 2, 2014 Filing deadline
August 12, 2014 Primary election
November 4, 2014 General election
December 1, 2014 Certification of results
January 5, 2015 State executives inaugurated



The Wisconsin treasurer serves as the chief banking officer of the state. The treasurer is responsible for managing the unclaimed property program, college savings program, and a local government investment funds pool.[4]

Current incumbent

Republican Party Kurt Schuller - Not running[5]


General election

Republican Party Matt Adamczyk[6]Green check mark transparent.png
Democratic Party David Sartori[7]
Constitution Party Andrew Zuelke - Constitution Party candidate[7]
Green Party Ron Hardy - Winnebago County Supervisor[8]
Libertarian Party Jerry Shidell - Libertarian candidate[9]

Lost in primary

Republican Party Randall Melchert[9]
Democratic Party David Leeper[7]

Declined to run

Republican Party Kurt Schuller - Incumbent
Republican Party Scott Feldt - Deputy state treasurer and member of the Janesville School Board[5]
Republican Party Jack Voight - Former state treasurer[5]
Democratic Party Dan Bohrod - Budget analyst for the City of Madison[10]
Democratic Party Brandon White[7]

Primary results

Wisconsin Treasurer Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngDavid Sartori 51.5% 119,756
David Leeper 48.5% 112,584
Total Votes 232,340
Election Results via Wisconsin Government Accountability Board.
Wisconsin Treasurer Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngMatt Adamczyk 61.8% 132,598
Randall Melchert 38.2% 82,117
Total Votes 214,715
Election Results via Wisconsin Government Accountability Board.

General election polling

Wisconsin Treasurer
Poll Randall Melchert (R) David Leeper (D)Ron Hardy (G)Other/UnsureSample Size
Gravis Marketing
July 31-August 3, 2014
Note: The polls above may not reflect all polls that have been conducted in this race. Those displayed are a random sampling chosen by Ballotpedia staff. If you would like to nominate another poll for inclusion in the table, send an email to editor@ballotpedia.org.

See also