Wyoming gubernatorial election, 2014

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Wyoming gubernatorial election, 2014
Wyoming
2010 ←
November 4, 2014
→ 2018

  Matt Mead.jpg
Nominee Matt Mead Pete Gosar
Party Republican Democratic

Incumbent Governor

Matt Mead
Republican

The 2014 Wyoming gubernatorial election will take place on November 4, 2014, to elect the Governor of Wyoming. This election will coincide with elections to other federal and state offices. Incumbent Republican Governor Matt Mead is running for re-election to a second term in office.

Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]

  • Taylor Haynes, physician, rancher and Independent write-in candidate for Governor in 2010[1]
  • Cindy Hill, State Superintendent of Public Instruction[2]
  • Matt Mead, incumbent Governor[3]

Polling[edit]

Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin of
error
Matt
Mead
Cindy
Hill
Undecided
Public Policy Polling July 19–21, 2013 780 ± 3.5% 69% 15% 16%

Primary results[edit]

Republican primary results[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Matt Mead 53,673 54.05%
Republican Taylor H. Haynes 31,534 31.76%
Republican Cindy Hill 12,463 12.55%
Republican Write-Ins 215 0.22%
Republican Over Votes 240 0.24%
Republican Under Votes 1,176 1.18%
Totals 99,301 100%

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]

Primary results[edit]

Democratic primary results[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Pete Gosar 15,288 83.66%
Democratic Write-Ins 507 2.77%
Democratic Over Votes 614 3.36%
Democratic Under Votes 1,866 10.21%
Totals 18,275 100%

General election[edit]

Polling[edit]

Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin of
error
Matt
Mead (R)
Pete
Gosar (D)
Other Undecided
Rasmussen Reports August 20–21, 2014 700 ± 4% 55% 34% 7% 4%
CBS News/New York Times July 5–24, 2014 416 ± 5.1% 53% 25% 16% 5%

References[edit]

  1. ^ Doug Randall (April 29, 2013). "Haynes Announces Run For Governor". KGAB.com. Retrieved January 20, 2014. 
  2. ^ Doug Randall (January 31, 2013). "Hill Announces Run for Governor in 2014". KGAB.com. Retrieved January 20, 2014. 
  3. ^ Kari Gray (March 11, 2014). "Governor Matt Mead Announces 2014 Re-Election Campaign". meadforgovernor.com. Retrieved March 12, 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "2014 Unofficial Primary Election results". Wyoming Secretary of State. Retrieved August 20, 2014. 
  5. ^ Ben Neary (May 17, 2014). "(Updated) Gosar announces run for Wyoming governor on Democratic side". Casper Star-Tribune. Retrieved May 18, 2014. 

External links[edit]

Official campaign websites