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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 2016
Filing Deadline (Others): August 2016
Primary: June 2016

This page was last updated on August 17, 2015


STATE CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS:

GOVERNOR:
Terry Branstad (R)* - (Campaign Site)

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)

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)


Tom Tauke

GENERAL ASSEMBLY:

State House ( Republican Caucus - Democratic Caucus )

State Senate ( Republican Caucus - Democratic Caucus )


U.S. SENATOR:

Chuck Grassley (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Tom Fiegen (D) - Ex-State Sen., Attorney, College Professor & '10 Candidate
Rob Hogg (D) - State Sen., Ex-State Rep. & Attorney
Bob Krause (D) - Ex-State Rep., Ex-Waterloo School Board Member, Army Veteran & '10 Candidate

Senator Dick Clark - 1972

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


U.S. CONGRESS:

District 1:
Rod Blum (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Chet Culver (D) - Ex-Governor. Ex-Secretary of State & Ex-Teacher
Swati Dandekar (D) - Ex-State Utilities Board Member, Ex-State Sen., Ex-State Rep. & '14 Candidate
Anesa Kajtazovic (D) - Ex-State Rep., Non-Profit Group Executive & '14 Candidate

Gary Kroeger (D) - Advertising Executive & Ex-Saturday Night Live Cast Member
Pat Murphy (D) - Ex-State House Speaker, Businessman & '14 Nominee
Monica Vernon (D) - Cedar Rapids City Councilwoman, Businesswoman, '14 Lt. Gov Nominee & '14 Candidate
Jack Melton (Independent) - GOP Political Organizer

District 2:
Dave Loebsack (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Mark Chelgren (R) - State Sen. & Geophysicist

Fred Grandy

District 3:
David Young (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Robert Cramer (R) - Bridge Construction Contractor, Civil Engineer, Religious Right Activist & '14 Candidate

Brad Zaun (R) - State Sen., Ex-Urbandale Mayor & '10/'12 Candidate

Desmund Adams (D) - Businessman, Attorney & Motivational Speaker

Nathan Blake (D) - Attorney & '14 State Sen. Candidate

Chet Culver (D) - Ex-Governor. Ex-Secretary of State & Ex-Teacher

Nick Klinefeldt (D) - US Attorney
Matt McCoy (D) - State Sen., Ex-State Rep. & Development Consultant

Jim Mowrer (D) - Iraq War Veteran, Ex-Defense Dept. Official & '14 Nominee in CD-4

District 4:
Steve King (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Paul Lunde (R) - Attorney & Frequent Candidate
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
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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