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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 18, 2016
Filing Deadline (Others): August 19, 2016
Primary: June 7, 2016

This page was last updated on June 8, 2016


STATE CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS:

GOVERNOR:
Terry Branstad (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Ron Corbett (R) - Cedar Rapids Mayor, Ex-State Rep. & Ex-Insurance Agent
Bill Northey (R) - State Agriculture Commissioner, Farmer & Ex-National Corn Growers Association President
Kim Reynolds (R) - Lt. Governor, Ex-State Sen. & Ex-County Treasurer
Chaz Allen (D) - State Sen., Ex-Newton Mayor & Welding Contractor
Liz Mathis (D) - State Sen. & Ex-TV News Anchor
Andy McGuire (D) - State Democratic Chair, Physician, Health Care Executive & '06 Lt.Gov. Candidate
Janet Petersen (D) - State Sen. & Ex-State Rep.
Tom Vilsack (D) - Ex-US Agriculture Secretary, Ex-Governor, Ex-State Sen. & '08 Presidential Candidate

Next State Constitutional Officer Elections in 2018.

Harold Hughes 1966

LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR:
Kim Reynolds (R)*

SECRETARY OF STATE:
Paul Pate (R)* - (Campaign Site)

ATTORNEY GENERAL:
Tom Miller (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Kevin McCarthy (D) - Special Asst Attorney General & Ex-State House Majority Leader

Jerry Fitzgerald for Attorney General

STATE AUDITOR:
Mary Mosiman (R)* - (Campaign Site)

STATE TREASURER:
Mike Fitzgerald (D)*

SECRETARY OF AGRICULTURE:
Bill Northey (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Pat Grassley (R) - State Rep., Farmer & Grandson of US Sen. Chuck Grassley


Tom Tauke

GENERAL ASSEMBLY:

State House ( Republican Caucus - Democratic Caucus )

State Senate ( Republican Caucus - Democratic Caucus )


U.S. SENATOR:

Chuck Grassley (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Patty Judge (D) - Ex-Lt. Governor, Ex-State Agriculture Secretary, Ex-State Sen., Consultant & Farmer
Michael Luick-Thrams (Heartland) - Non-Profit Group Executive, Historian & Writer

Senator Dick Clark - 1972

Joni Ernst (R)* - (Campaign Site) - Next Election in 2020


U.S. CONGRESS:

District 1:
Rod Blum (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Monica Vernon (D) - Cedar Rapids Councilwoman, Businesswoman, '14 Lt. Gov Nominee & '14 Candidate

District 2:
Dave Loebsack (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Christopher Peters (R) - Surgeon, Army Veteran & '10 State Sen. Candidate

Fred Grandy

District 3:
David Young (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Jim Mowrer (D) - Iraq War Veteran, Ex-Defense Dept. Official & '14 Nominee

District 4:
Steve King (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Kim Weaver (D) - O’Brien County Democrat Chair & Local Labor Union Official


Jay Robinson - Green Party - 2002

STATE POLITICAL PARTIES:

Constitution Party of Iowa
Iowa Democratic Party
Iowa Green Party
Libertarian Party of Iowa
New Independent Party 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
Iowa Starting Line
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 (CBS - 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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