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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 April 8, 2014


STATE CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS:

GOVERNOR:
Terry Branstad (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Tom Hoefling (R) - Conservative Activist, '98 State Rep. Candidate & '12 Presidential Candidate
Jack Hatch (D) - State Sen., Ex-State Rep., Businessman & Ex-Congressional Aide
Lee Hieb (Libertarian) - Surgeon & Navy Veteran

Next State Constitutional Officer Elections in 2014.

Harold Hughes

LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR:
Kim Reynolds (R)*
Ryan Ketelson (Libertarian) - Businessman

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)*

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)*
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
Sam Clovis (R) - Radio Talk Show Host, Retired USAF Officer & Ex-College Dean
Joni Ernst (R) - State Sen., Ex-Montgomery County Auditor & National Guard Officer
Mark Jacobs (R) - Non-Profit Group CEO & Ex-Energy Executive
Scott Schaben (R) - Car Salesman & Navy Veteran
Matt Whitaker (R) - Ex-US Attorney, Ex-College Football Player & '02 State Treasurer Nominee
Doug Butzier (Libertarian) - Physician
Jerry Carter (Independent)
Bob Quast (Independent) - Businessman & Ex-Energy Executive
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. ]
Swati Dandekar (D) - Ex-State Utilities Board Member, Ex-State Sen. & Ex-State Rep.
Anesa Kajtazovic (D) - State Rep. & Non-Profit Group Executive
Pat Murphy (D) - State Rep., Ex-State House Speaker & Businessman
Dave O'Brien (D) - Attorney, Ex-US Labor Dept. Official & '88 Nominee
Monica Vernon (D) - Cedar Rapids City Councilwoman & Businesswoman
Rod Blum (R) - Software Company Owner, Real Estate Developer & '12 Candidate
Gail Boliver (R) - Marshalltown School Board Member, Attorney & USAF Veteran
Steve Rathje (R) - Businessman, Gun Rights Activist, '10 Candidate & '08 US Sen. Candidate
Gary Sicard (Libertarian) - Computer Engineer & '10 Nominee

District 2:
Dave Loebsack (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Mark Lofgren (R) - State Rep. & Financial Consultant
Mariannette Miller-Meeks (R) - Ophthalmologist, Ex-State Public Health Director & '08/10 Nominee
Matthew Waldren (R)

Fred Grandy

District 3:
[ Tom Latham (R)* - Retiring in 2014. ]
Robert Cramer (R) - Bridge Construction Contractor, Civil Engineer & Religious Right Activist
Joe Grandanette (R) - Teacher, Nutrition Store Owner & '04 State Rep. Nominee
Matt Schultz (R) - Secretary of State, Ex-Council Bluffs City Councilman & Attorney
Monte Shaw (R) - Trade Group Executive, Political Consultant & Ex-Congressional Aide
David Young (R) - Ex-Chief of Staff to US Sen. Grassley & Political Organizer
Brad Zaun (R) - State Sen., Ex-Urbandale Mayor & '10 Nominee
Staci Appel (D) - Ex-State Sen. & Businesswoman

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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