Arkansas gubernatorial election, 2014

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Arkansas gubernatorial election, 2014
Arkansas
2010 ←
November 4, 2014 (2014-11-04)
→ 2018

  Mike Ross Official.jpg AsaHutchinson.JPG
Nominee Mike Ross Asa Hutchinson
Party Democratic Republican

Incumbent Governor

Mike Beebe
Democratic

The 2014 Arkansas gubernatorial election will be held on November 4, 2014, to elect the Governor of Arkansas. Incumbent Democratic Governor Mike Beebe is not eligible to run for re-election again due to term limits established by the Arkansas Constitution. Arkansas is one of eight states that limits its Governors to two terms for life.[1]

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]

  • Lynette "Doc" Bryant, activist[2]
  • Mike Ross, former U.S. Representative[3]

Withdrew[edit]

Declined[edit]

Endorsements[edit]

Polling[edit]

Results[edit]

Democratic primary results[21]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Mike Ross 129,437 84.41%
Democratic Lynette "Doc" Bryant 23,906 15.59%
Totals 153,343 100%

Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]

Withdrew[edit]

Declined[edit]

Endorsements[edit]

Polling[edit]

Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin of
error
Curtis
Coleman
Asa
Hutchinson
Undecided
Talk Business/Hendrix College April 29, 2014 1,516 ± 2.5% 20% 70% 10%
Public Policy Polling April 25–27, 2014 342 ± 5.3% 23% 62% 15%

Results[edit]

Republican primary results[21]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Asa Hutchinson 130,752 72.95%
Republican Curtis Coleman 48,473 27.05%
Totals 179,225 100%

Third parties[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]

Declined[edit]

General election[edit]

Polling[edit]

Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin of
error
Mike
Ross (D)
Asa
Hutchinson (R)
Other Undecided
Gravis Marketing September 8–11, 2014 902 ± 4% 42% 46% 2%[53] 10%
Answers Unlimited September 7–9, 2014 600 ± 3.5% 44% 44% 4%[54] 8%
CBS News/New York Times August 18–September 2, 2014 1,572 ± 3% 38% 45% 1% 15%
NBC News/Marist September 2–4, 2014 639 LV ± 3.9% 39% 48% 6%[55] 7%
1,068 RV ± 3% 39% 46% 7%[56] 8%
Rasmussen Reports August 25–26, 2014 750 ± 4% 46% 44% 3% 7%
Opinion Research Associates August 6–14, 2014 414 ± 4.9% 44% 44% 3%[57] 9%
Public Policy Polling August 1–3, 2014 1,066 ± 3% 38% 43% 7%[58] 12%
40% 46% 14%
Talk Business/Hendrix College July 22–25, 2014 1,780 ± 2.3% 41% 46% 5.5%[59] 7.5%
CBS News/New York Times July 5–24, 2014 1,616 ± 3.5% 45% 48% 2% 4%
Gravis Marketing July 7–8, 2014 987 ± 3% 46% 49% 5%[60]
Public Opinion Strategies May 27–29, 2014 500 ± 4.39% 42% 48% 10%
Rasmussen Reports May 27–28, 2014 750 ± 4% 41% 48% 4% 6%
NBC News/Marist April 30–May 4, 2014 876 ± 3.3% 42% 49% 2% 7%
Public Policy Polling April 25–27, 2014 840 ± 3.4% 38% 46% 16%
New York Times/Kaiser Family April 8–15, 2014 857 ± ? 40% 41% 4% 16%
Opinion Research Associates April 1–8, 2014 400 ± 5% 45% 39% 17%
Talk Business/Hendrix College April 3–4, 2014 1,068 ± 3% 44% 43% 5%[61] 8%
Impact Management Group February 10, 2014 1,202 ± 2.83% 42% 42% 17%
Rasmussen Reports February 4–5, 2014 500 ± 4.5% 44% 41% 3% 12%
Public Policy Polling December 13–15, 2013 1,004 ± 3.1% 43% 44% 14%
Anzalone Liszt Grove Research^ November 14–21, 2013 800 ± 3.5% 44% 46% 10%
Impact Management Group October 24, 2013 911 ± 3.2% 37% 40% 23%
University of Arkansas October 10–17, 2013 800 ± 3.5% 30% 32% 38%
Talk Business/Hendrix College October 8, 2013 603 ± 4.% 37% 41% 22%
Harper Polling August 4–5, 2013 587 ± 4.04% 38% 46% 16%
Talk Business/Hendrix College February 20, 2013 675 ± 3.8% 38% 43% 19%
  • ^ Internal poll for Mike Ross campaign

References[edit]

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  38. ^ "State Representative Farrer Stands With Curtis Coleman | Coleman For Arkansas". Curtiscoleman.com. Retrieved 2013-09-22. 
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  42. ^ "Garland County Treasurer Endorses Coleman for Governor | Coleman For Arkansas". Curtiscoleman.com. 2013-06-26. Retrieved 2013-09-22. 
  43. ^ "Texarkana Mayor Wayne Smith Announces Gubernatorial Endorsement | Coleman For Arkansas". Curtiscoleman.com. 2013-04-16. Retrieved 2013-09-22. 
  44. ^ "Baxter County Assessor Endorses Coleman For Governor | Coleman For Arkansas". Curtiscoleman.com. 2013-04-23. Retrieved 2013-09-22. 
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  47. ^ "Coleman Receives Major Education Endorsement | Coleman For Arkansas". Curtiscoleman.com. 2013-07-17. Retrieved 2013-09-22. 
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  49. ^ "Senator Alan Clark Endorses Asa Hutchinson". Asa for Governor. Retrieved 2013-09-22. 
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  51. ^ "Candidates who filed for office in Arkansas". sfgate.com. March 3, 2014. Retrieved March 5, 2014. 
  52. ^ "Election 2014: Libertarian Frank Gilbert Announces Bid For Arkansas Governor". Southwest Times Record. October 17, 2013. Retrieved October 21, 2013. 
  53. ^ Frank Gilbert (L) 2%
  54. ^ Josh Drake (G) 2%, Frank Gilbert (L) 2%
  55. ^ Josh Drake (G) 3%, Frank Gilbert (L) 3%, Other <1%
  56. ^ Josh Drake (G) 3%, Frank Gilbert (L) 4%, Other <1%
  57. ^ Josh Drake (G) 2%, Frank Gilbert (L) 1%
  58. ^ Josh Drake (G) 4%, Frank Gilbert (L) 3%
  59. ^ Josh Drake (G) 2.5%, Frank Gilbert (L) 3%
  60. ^ Frank Gilbert (L)
  61. ^ Josh Drake (G) 2%, Frank Gilbert (L) 3%
  62. ^ Josh Drake (G) 3%, Frank Gilbert (L) 4.5%
  63. ^ Josh Drake (G) 3%, Frank Gilbert (L) 4%

External links[edit]

Official campaign websites