The Green Papers: Puerto Rico 2014 General Election
This page is for offices up for election in 2014. Find 2015 elections here.
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Elections for Statewide offices and Congress
Capital:San Juan

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Puerto Rico State and Local Government

Puerto Rico 2016 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions:
Democrats   Republicans

In 2014, Grand and San Juan counties switched to vote by mail.

Ballots are mailed to registered voters 28 days prior to the election. Returned ballots must be postmarked no later than the day before the election. The final canvass must be completed no later than 14 days after the election.


Governor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2012, 2016. Territorial Governor

  Partido Popular Democrático Governor Alejandro J. García Padilla
First elected: 2012
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2016

Resident Commissioner to the House of Representatives  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2012, 2016

  Partido Nuevo Progresista Resident Commissioner Pedro R. Pierluisi Urrutia
First elected: 2008; re-elected: 2012
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2016
 Candidate list
  Candidate Partido Nuevo Progresista     Resident Commissioner Pedro R. Pierluisi Urrutia
FEC H8PR00062
  Candidate Not readily classifiable     Miguel Hernandez Vivoni
New Progressive Party

FEC H4PR00095

Political Parties    Parties appear in parenthesis and italics when a candidate receives the endorsement of a given Party and/or official sources indicate a candidate's association with a particular Party but only where the Party in question does not appear on the actual ballot as such.

Major Parties
  Democratic (affiliates)
Other Third Parties
  Partido Nuevo Progresista: 1 incumbent, 1 candidate
  Partido Popular Democrático: 1 incumbent
Write-in/Scattered/otherwise not readily classifiable
  Not readily classifiable: 1 candidate
Candidates running under the banner of more than one party are counted towards each party's total. A candidate who has lost a primary or is apparently no longer a candidate is not counted.


Candidates for office appear on this page in italics where 'The Green Papers' does not yet have independent confirmation from a legal election authority that the person has been officially certified to appear on the ballot.

"Apparently not a candidate" indicates that someone we once listed as a candidate for an elective office will not, in fact, be running for that office (primarily because said candidate is not listed on an official ballot provided by a jurisdiction's election authorities, where that candidate has not previously withdrawn his/her candidacy or otherwise indicated no longer [or even ever] being a candidate for that office).

Primary dates marked "presumably" and polling times marked "reportedly" are based on unofficial or estimated data (especially as regards local variations from a jurisdictionwide statutory and/or regulatory standard) and are, thereby, subject to change.

"FEC" indicates the Federal Election Commission (FEC) Campaign Finance Summary.

When available, we post each candidate's FEC identification number, the date of their most recently filed Report of Receipts and Disbursements, their "Tot" [Total Receipts (contributions received or what came in: FEC Form 3, Line 16, Column B)] and their "Dsb" [Total Disbursements (expenditures or what was spent: FEC Form 3, Line 23, Column B)]. A link is provided to the Federal Election Commission's Summary Report for those who might wish to explore the details.

If a candidate raises or spends $5,000 or less, he or she is not subject to FEC reporting requirements.

Links Links to other web sites

Constitution   Links to State Constitutions
  Constitution of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico
Election Authority
  Commonwealth Elections Commission of Puerto Rico / Comisión Estatal de Elecciones de Puerto Rico
Legislature   Links to State Legislatures
  Puerto Rico Government
  Partido Popular Democrático (Popular Democratic Party, Official site)
  Puerto Rico Democratic Party; American Airlines Bldg.; 1509 Lopez Landron St., 10th Fl.; San Juan, PR 00911; 787-721-6010
  The Democratic Party of Puerto Rico
  Republican Party of Puerto Rico / Partido Republicano de Puerto Rico
Third Party
  Bandera Roja en Línea
  Proyecto Dignidad
Media & others
  El Nuevo Día
  El Vocero de Puerto Rico
  Elecciones en Puerto Rico (Español)
  Elections in Puerto Rico (English) - Puerto Rico
  Primera Hora
  Semanario El Expresso de Puerto Rico
  WAPA AM - San Juan
  WAPA TV - San Juan


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  2014 Partisan Composition by State  
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  Senate Electoral Classes  
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  Relative Political Party Strength by SECTION and Region going into the 2014 Midterm Election  
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  Comparative Political Party Predominance in each State, 2000 thru 2012  
2012 CONGRESSIONAL Political Party Breakdown by SECTION and Region
  Political Party Floor Leaders in the Congress of the United States  
  Dates of DIRECT PRIMARY Elections re: Major Party Nominations for Statewide and/or Federal Office  
  Length of Terms of Office of STATE Governors throughout American History