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IOWA

Your complete directory of Iowa candidates for Governor, State Cabinet, United State Senator and Congress in the current election cycle ... state political parties ... the official state election office ... and state news sources.

John Culver - 1980

CANDIDATE DIRECTORY LEGEND:
Bold = Active Candidate
Italics = Potential Candidate
* = Incumbent
= Winner
(Incumbent Party Listed First)

Filing Deadline (Major Parties): March 14, 2014
Filing Deadline (Others): August 15, 2014
Primary: June 3, 2014

This page was last updated on July 11, 2014


STATE CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS:

GOVERNOR & LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR:
(Note: Governor & Lt. Governor candidates run on tickets in the General Election.)

Terry Branstad (R)* - (Campaign Site)
& Kim Reynolds (R)*
- (Campaign Site)

Jack Hatch (D) - State Sen., Ex-State Rep., Businessman & Ex-Congressional Aide
& Monica Vernon (D) - Cedar Rapids City Councilwoman & Businesswoman

Lee Hieb (Libertarian) - Surgeon & Navy Veteran
& Ryan Ketelson (Libertarian) - Businessman

David Rosenfeld (Socialist Workers) - Trotskyist Political Organizer, Factory Worker & Frequent Candidate
& Runningmate Not Yet Named

Next State Constitutional Officer Elections in 2014.

Harold Hughes

SECRETARY OF STATE:
[ Matt Schultz (R)* - Candidate for Congress in 2014. ]
Paul Pate (R) - Ex-Secretary of State, Ex-State Sen., Ex-Cedar Rapids Mayor & Asphalt Contractor
Brad Anderson (D) - Political Consultant & Ex-Gubernatorial Aide
Jake Porter (Libertarian) - Libertarian National Committeeman, Retail Store Worker & '10 Nominee

ATTORNEY GENERAL:
Tom Miller (D)*
Adam Gregg (R) - Attorney, Lobbyist & Ex-Gubernatorial Aide

Jerry Fitzgerald for Attorney General

STATE AUDITOR:
Mary Mosiman (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Jon Neiderbach (D) - Ex-Des Moines School Board President & Attorney

STATE TREASURER:
Mike Fitzgerald (D)*
Sam Clovis (R) - Radio Talk Show Host, Retired USAF Officer, Ex-College Dean & '14 US Sen. Candidate
Keith Laube (Libertarian) - Newton City Public Works Director & Civil Engineer

SECRETARY OF AGRICULTURE:
Bill Northey (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Sherrie Taha (D) - Polk County Soil-Water Conservation Commissioner, Teacher & Artist


Tom Tauke

GENERAL ASSEMBLY:

State House ( Republican Caucus - Democratic Caucus )

State Senate ( Republican Caucus - Democratic Caucus )


U.S. SENATOR:

[ Tom Harkin (D)* - Retiring in 2014. ]
Bruce Braley (D) - Congressman & Ex-Iowa Trial Lawyers Association President
Joni Ernst (R) - State Sen., Ex-Montgomery County Auditor & National Guard Officer
Doug Butzier (Libertarian) - Physician
Jerry Carter (Independent)
Bob Quast (Independent) - Businessman & Ex-Energy Executive
Ruth Smith (Independent) - Lamoni City Councilwoman, Physical Therapist & '08/'10/'12 Legislative Candidate
Jay Williams (Independent) - Taxicab Driver & Property Manager

Senator Dick Clark - 1972

Chuck Grassley (R)* - (Campaign Site) - Next Election in 2016.
Bob Krause (D) - Ex-State Rep., Ex-Waterloo School Board Member, Army Veteran & '10 Candidate


U.S. CONGRESS:

District 1:
[ Bruce Braley (D)* - Candidate for US Senate in 2014. ]
Pat Murphy (D) - State Rep., Ex-State House Speaker & Businessman
Rod Blum (R) - Software Company Owner, Real Estate Developer & '12 Candidate
Gary Sicard (Libertarian) - Computer Engineer & '10 Nominee

District 2:
Dave Loebsack (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Mariannette Miller-Meeks (R) - Ophthalmologist, Ex-State Public Health Director & '08/10 Nominee

Fred Grandy

District 3:
[ Tom Latham (R)* - Retiring in 2014. ]
David Young (R) - Ex-Chief of Staff to US Sen. Grassley & Political Organizer
Staci Appel (D) - Ex-State Sen. & Businesswoman
Ed Wright (Libertarian) - State Libertarian Chair, Investor, Electrical Engineer & Navy Veteran

District 4:
Steve King (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Jim Mowrer (D) - Iraq War Veteran & Ex-Defense Dept. Official
Forest Johnson (Libertarian) - College Student & Iraq War Veteran


Jay Robinson - Green Party - 2002

STATE POLITICAL PARTIES:

Constitution Party of Iowa
Iowa Democratic Party
Iowa Green Party
Libertarian Party of Iowa
Republican Party of Iowa


STATE ELECTION OFFICE:

Secretary of State's Office


Tom Harkin - 1974

STATE NEWS SOURCES:

Ames Tribune
The Bean Walker (Conservative)
Bedford Times-Press
Blog for Iowa (Liberal)
Bloomfield Democrat
Cedar Rapids Gazette
City View
Des Moines.Com
Des Moines Register
- (Politics Section)
Dubuque Telegraph-Herald
Fort Madison Daily Democrat
Humboldt Independent
Iowa.com
Iowa City Press-Citizen
Iowa Farmer Today
The Iowan Magazine
The Iowa Republican
Nevada Journal
Quad-City News (Davenport - Bettendorf)
Sioux City Journal
Waterloo - Cedar Falls Courier

Greg Ganske

Iowa Press / Iowa Public Television (IPTV)
Iowa Public Television
Kalona News
KCAU TV-9 (ABC - Sioux City)
KCCI TV-8 (Independent - Des Moines)
- (Politics Section)
KCRG TV-9 (ABC - Cedar Rapids)
KDSM TV-17 (Fox - Des Moines)
KLJB TV-18 (Fox - Davenport)
KMEG TV (CBS - Sioux City)
Radio Iowa
WHO TV-13 (NBC - Des Moines)

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