With the first voters of the 2014 mid-term election cycle already heading to the polls; with secretaries of state garnering more national attention than ever before; and with state legislatures expanding and limiting the right to vote across the country, 24 states will elect a top election official this year. In 13 of those 24 states, the incumbent is seeking re-election, but in nine states voters are guaranteed a new top election official. Those nine states include Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Iowa, Minnesota, and Nevada. Some of the nine are term-limited or retiring, while others are seeking higher office including governor and the U.S. Senate.
This is most up-to-date list of candidates who have announced they will be seek their state’s top elections spot. This course is all subject to change as filing deadlines come and go and as candidates drop out and drop in.
Electionline will keep a close eye on all the races as they happen and provide you with a more in-depth look at all the candidates in advance of the November 4 election.
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