Wisconsin secretary of state election, 2014

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Wisconsin Secretary of State Election

Primary Date:
August 12, 2014

General Election Date:
November 4, 2014

November 4 Election Winner:
Douglas LaFollette Democratic Party
Incumbent prior to election:
Douglas LaFollette Democratic Party
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The Wisconsin secretary of state election will take place on November 4, 2014. Incumbent Douglas La Follette (D) was first elected in 1982 and is eligible to seek re-election in 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]

Candidates

Democratic Party Doug La Follette - Incumbent Green check mark transparent.png[4]
Republican Party Julian Bradley[5]
Constitution Party Jerry Broitzman - Constitution Party candidate[5]
Libertarian Party Andy Craig - Libertarian candidate[6]

Lost in primary

Republican Party Garey Bies[7]

Withdrew

Republican Party Jay Schroeder[8][9][5]
Republican Party Bill Folk[8][10][11]
Republican Party Rohn Bishop[12][7]

Primary results

  • Democratic primary

Incumbent Democrat Doug La Follette won re-nomination without opposition.

  • Republican primary
Wisconsin Secretary of State Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJulian Bradley 64.8% 138,734
Garey Bies 35.2% 75,340
Total Votes 214,074
Election Results Via:Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel Primary Election Results.

General election polling

Wisconsin Secretary of State
Poll Doug LaFollette (D) Julian Bradley (R)Other/UnsureMargin of ErrorSample Size
Gravis Marketing
July 31-August 3, 2014
46%39%15%+/-31,346
Gravis Marketing
October 3-4, 2014
44%43%13%+/-3837
AVERAGES 45% 41% 14% +/-3 1,091.5
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.

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