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Pennsylvania lieutenant gubernatorial election, 2014

 

Pennsylvania lieutenant gubernatorial election, 2014

The Pennsylvania lieutenant gubernatorial election of 2014 took place on November 4, 2014, to elect the Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania. In Pennsylvania, the winners of the lieutenant gubernatorial primary elections join the ticket of their party's gubernatorial nominee.

Primary elections were held on May 20, 2014. Incumbent Republican Lieutenant Governor Jim Cawley was renominated unopposed and ran for re-election to a second term on a ticket with incumbent Governor Tom Corbett. The Democratic nominee was State Senator Michael J. Stack III, who was businessman Tom Wolf's running mate.[1] Wolf and Stack defeated Corbett and Cawley in the general election.[2]

Contents

  • Republican primary 1
    • Candidates 1.1
      • Declared 1.1.1
    • Results 1.2
  • Democratic primary 2
    • Candidates 2.1
      • Declared 2.1.1
      • Withdrew 2.1.2
      • Declined 2.1.3
    • Polling 2.2
    • Results 2.3
  • See also 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Republican primary

Candidates

Declared

Results

Republican primary results[5]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jim Cawley 400,752 100
Total votes 400,752 100

Democratic primary

Candidates

Declared

Withdrew

  • Jay Paterno, former assistant football coach at Penn State and son of former head coach Joe Paterno[10][11]
  • Brenda Alton, Harrisburg Parks and Recreation Director (Turned in petition one minute past the deadline so did not appear on the ballot)[12][13]

Declined

Polling

Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin of
error
Mark
Critz
Brad
Koplinski
Brandon
Neuman
Jay
Paterno
Mark
Smith
Mike
Stack
Unde-
cided
Harper Polling May 12–13, 2014 559 ±4.14% 18% 9% 5% 6% 20% 42%
Harper Polling Feb. 22–23, 2014 501 ±4.38% 16% 4% 7% 17% 2% 6% 48%

Results

Democratic primary results[5]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Michael J. Stack III 351,627 46.79
Democratic Mark Critz 119,334 15.88
Democratic Mark Smith 109,519 14.57
Democratic Brad Koplinski 89,524 11.91
Democratic Brandon Neuman 81,438 10.84
Total votes 751,442 100

See also

References

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External links

Official campaign websites
  • Brenda Alton for Lieutenant Governor
  • Jim Cawley for Lieutenant Governor
  • Mark Critz for Lieutenant Governor
  • Brad Koplinski for Lieutenant Governor
  • Jay Paterno for Lieutenant Governor
  • Mark Smith for Lieutenant Governor
  • Mike Stack for Lieutenant Governor
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