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 Mike Stack, who was businessman Tom Wolf's running mate.[1] Wolf and Stack defeated Corbett and Cawley in the general election.[2]

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

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 Mike Stack 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

  1. ^ Foster, Brittany (20 May 2014). "Lt. Gov.: Stack Wins Big". PoliticsPA. Retrieved 21 May 2014.
  2. ^ "2014 General Election". Elections Information. Pennsylvania Department of State. November 2, 2010. Archived from the original on 5 November 2014. Retrieved 5 November 2014.
  3. ^ Vickers, Robert J. (26 July 2013). "Lt. Gov. boosts Corbett re-election by declaring his 2014 fidelity". Harrisburg Patriot News. Retrieved 16 August 2013.
  4. ^ O'Toole, Jim and Langley, Karen (6 November 2013). "Corbett begins uphill fight, announces campaign for second term". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Retrieved 26 February 2014.
  5. ^ a b "2014 General Primary - Lieutenant Governor". Pennsylvania Department of State. Retrieved 12 May 2014.
  6. ^ Gibson, Keegan (14 August 2014). "Critz to Run for Lieutenant Governor". PoliticsPA. Retrieved 16 August 2013.
  7. ^ a b c d Gibson, Keegan (14 August 2013). "Morganelli Raising Money for LG". PoliticsPA. Retrieved 16 August 2013.
  8. ^ Foster, Brittany (October 14, 2013). "Rep. Davidson Considering Bid for Lt. Gov". PoliticsPA. Retrieved 20 November 2013.
  9. ^ Laughlin, Nicholas (17 October 2013). "State Sen. Stack Passes on Guv Run, Seeks LG Instead". PoliticsPA. Retrieved 17 October 2013.
  10. ^ "Joe Paterno's son running for lt. governor in Pa". Politico. 21 February 2014. Retrieved 20 February 2014.
  11. ^ "Paterno Drops Out Of Lt. Gov. Race". PoliticsPA. 28 March 2014. Retrieved 28 March 2014.
  12. ^ Feldman, Carl (24 June 2013). "Harrisburg Official Joins Lt. Gov Race". PoliticsPA. Retrieved 16 August 2013.
  13. ^ Vickers, Robert J. (17 March 2014). "Is Brenda Alton in or out of the Lt. Gov. race?". The Patriot-News. Retrieved 30 March 2014.
  14. ^ Panyard, Jim (3 September 2013). "Teacher Union President Michael Crossey Mulls Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. Run". Mediatrackers.
  15. ^ Gibson, Keegan (15 November 2013). "PSEA Prez Says No to LG Run". PoliticsPA. Retrieved 15 November 2013.
  16. ^ Tustin, Kevin (1 May 2013). "State Rep. Margo Davidson debunks rumors about running for lieutenant governor". Delco County News Network.
  17. ^ Gibson, Keegan (12 June 2013). "State Sen. Farnese Weighing LG Bid". PoliticsPA. Retrieved 16 August 2013.
  18. ^ Field, Nick; Gibson, Keegan (3 July 2013). "State Rep. Galloway Mulling Lt. Gov Bid". PoliticsPA. Retrieved 16 August 2013.
  19. ^ Foster, Brittany (23 December 2013). "NorthCo DA Morganelli Says No to Lt. Guv Run". PoliticsPA. Retrieved 23 December 2013.

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