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California State Treasurer election, 2014

California State Treasurer election, 2014

November 4, 2014

 
Nominee John Chiang Greg Conlon
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 4,176,793 2,925,895
Percentage 58.81% 41.19%


State Treasurer before election

Bill Lockyer
Democratic

Elected State Treasurer

John Chiang
Democratic

The 2014 California State Treasurer election was held on November 4, 2014, to elect the State Treasurer of California. Incumbent Democratic Treasurer Bill Lockyer was term-limited and ineligible to run for re-election to a third term in office.

A primary election was held on June 3, 2014. Under California's nonpartisan blanket primary law, all candidates appear on the same ballot, regardless of party. In the primary, voters may vote for any candidate, regardless of their party affiliation. The top two finishers — regardless of party — advance to the general election in November, even if a candidate manages to receive a majority of the votes cast in the primary election. Washington is the only other state with this system, a so-called "top two primary" (Louisiana has a similar "jungle primary"). Democrat John Chiang and Republican Greg Conlon finished first and second, respectively, and contested the general election, which Chiang won.

Contents

  • Primary election 1
    • Candidates 1.1
      • Democratic Party 1.1.1
        • Declared 1.1.1.1
      • Republican Party 1.1.2
        • Declared 1.1.2.1
      • Green Party 1.1.3
        • Declared 1.1.3.1
    • Results 1.2
  • General election 2
    • Polling 2.1
    • Results 2.2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Primary election

Candidates

Democratic Party

Declared

Republican Party

Declared
  • Greg Conlon, businessman and Certified Public Accountant[2]

Green Party

Declared
  • Ellen Brown, attorney and writer[3][4]

Results

California State Treasurer primary election, 2014[5]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic John Chiang 2,250,098 54.99
Republican Greg Conlon 1,571,532 38.41
Green Ellen Brown 270,388 6.61
Total votes 4,092,018 100
Voter turnout 13.85%

General election

Polling

Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin of
error
John
Chiang (D)
Greg
Conlon (R)
Undecided
GQR/American Viewpoint October 22–29, 2014 1,162 ± 3.3% 52% 34% 14%
Field Poll October 15–28, 2014 941 ± 3.4% 46% 35% 19%
Field Poll October 27–31, 2014 467 ± 4.8% 52% 26% 22%

Results

California State Treasurer general election, 2014[6]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic John Chiang 4,176,793 58.81
Republican Greg Conlon 2,925,895 41.19
Total votes 7,102,688 100

References

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External links

  • California State Treasurer election, 2014 at Ballotpedia
  • Campaign contributions at FollowTheMoney.org
Official campaign websites
  • Ellen Brown for State Treasurer
  • John Chiang for State Treasurer
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