Maryland gubernatorial election, 2014

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Maryland Gubernatorial Election, 2014
Maryland
2010 ←
November 4, 2014 (2014-11-04)
→ 2018

 
Party Democratic Republican

Incumbent Governor

Martin O'Malley
Democratic

The 2014 Maryland gubernatorial election will take place on November 4, 2014, to elect the Governor of Maryland. Incumbent Democratic Governor Martin O'Malley is term-limited and cannot run for re-election to a third consecutive term.

Background[edit]

Only one Republican has been elected Governor of Maryland in the last forty-eight years: Bob Ehrlich, in 2002. He was defeated for re-election in 2006 by Baltimore Mayor Martin O'Malley and lost a re-match with O'Malley in 2010.

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Filed[edit]

  • Ralph Jaffe, teacher and perennial candidate[5]
  • Running mate: Freda Jaffe, sister of Ralph Jaffe[5]
  • Charles U. Smith, perennial candidate[8]
  • Running mate: Clarence Tucker[8]
  • Cindy Walsh, head of Citizens' Oversight Maryland[9]
  • Running mate: Mary Elizabeth Wingate-Pennacchia

Declined[edit]

Endorsements[edit]

Polling[edit]

Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin of
error
Anthony G.
Brown
Peter
Franchot
Doug
Gansler
Heather
Mizeur
Kenneth
Ulman
Undecided
St. Mary's College April 10–13, 2014 502 ± ? 27.1% 10.8% 7.7% 54.3%
Washington Post February 13–16, 2014 469 ± 5.5% 34% 15% 8% 43%
Baltimore Sun February 8–12, 2014 500 ± 4.4% 35% 14% 10% 40%
Gonzales Research October 1–14, 2013 403 ± 5% 40.7% 21.1% 5.2% 33%
GarinHartYang* September 11–15, 2013 608 ± 4% 43% 21% 5% 31%
46% 24% 30%
NormingtonPets^ December 3–5, 2012  ? ± 4.4% 22% 13% 8% 4% 53%
GarinHartYang* September 12–13, 2012 504 ± 4.4% 31% 14% 18% 4% 33%
37% 23% 5% 35%
41% 25% 34%
  • * Internal poll for Anthony G. Brown campaign
  • ^ Internal poll for Peter Franchot campaign

Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Filed[edit]

  • Running mate: Shelley Aloi, banking analyst and former Frederick Alderman[45]
  • Running mate: Boyd Rutherford, former State Cabinet Secretary and former Assistant U.S. Secretary of Agriculture for Administration[47]
  • Brian Vaeth, businessman, retired firefighter and candidate for the U.S. Senate in 2012
  • Running mate: Duane "Shorty" Davis, activist[50]

Withdrew[edit]

Declined[edit]

Endorsements[edit]

Polling[edit]

Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin of
error
David
Craig
Ron
George
Larry
Hogan
Charles
Lollar
Undecided
St. Mary's College April 10–13, 2014 270 ± ? 7.8% 3.8% 16% 3.8% 68.6%
Washington Post February 13–16, 2014 290 ± 7% 13% 4% 17% 10% 57%
Baltimore Sun February 8–12, 2014 499 ± 4.4% 7% 6% 13% 5% 69%

General election[edit]

Candidates[edit]

  • Shawn Quinn (Libertarian), candidate for the House of Delegates in 2010[9]
  • Running mate: Lorenzo Gaztanaga

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ a b c Metcalf, Andrew (June 3, 2013). "Ulman Makes it Official, Will Run on Ticket with Brown". Elkridge, MD Patch. Retrieved June 3, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Doug Gansler To Make Bid For Governor Official In Sept.". CBS Baltimore. Retrieved June 25, 2013. 
  4. ^ Wagner, John (October 14, 2013). "Gansler announces Jolene Ivey as his 2014 gubernatorial running mate". The Washington Post. Retrieved October 18, 2013. 
  5. ^ a b Shapiro, Marc (November 20, 2013). "Ralph Jaffe Declares Gubernatorial Candidacy". Baltimore Jewish Times. Retrieved June 25, 2013. 
  6. ^ Celock, John (July 17, 2013). "Heather Mizeur Running For Governor Of Maryland". Huffington Post. Retrieved July 17, 2013. 
  7. ^ Wagner, John (November 13, 2013). "Mizeur to name Delman Coates, a Prince George’s pastor, as her running mate in Md.". The Washington Post. Retrieved January 16, 2014. 
  8. ^ a b "State, county seats up for grabs this year". Gazette.net. December 31, 2013. Retrieved February 16, 2014. 
  9. ^ a b "Filing Deadline For Candidates Passes; Sixth Democrat Files For Governor". WBAL.com. February 25, 2014. Retrieved February 27, 2014. 
  10. ^ John Fritze; Erin Cox (January 22, 2014). "Rep. Delaney fuels speculation he will run for governor". The Baltimore Sun. Retrieved January 29, 2014. 
  11. ^ John Wagner (January 26, 2014). "Amid rumors of a gubernatorial bid, Delaney says he expects to run again for Congress". The Washington Post. Retrieved January 29, 2014. 
  12. ^ John Wagner (February 18, 2014). "Delaney, after looking at Md. governor’s field, files to run for second term in Congress". The Washington Post. Retrieved February 19, 2014. 
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  14. ^ Wagner, John (January 22, 2014). "Ruppersberger makes it official: He’s not running for governor of Maryland". Washington Post. Retrieved January 22, 2014. 
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External links[edit]

Official campaign websites