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Senate
Republicans 51
Democrats 46
Independents 3
GOP +6, IND +1
House
Republicans 243
Democrats 192
GOP +9
Governors
Republicans 29
Democrats 20
Independents 1
IND +1
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Iowa Governor Election

Election Day
November 4, 2014

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The Candidates

Iowa Governor Election 2014 - Terry Branstad vs. Jack Hatch
Terry Branstad
Republican
Incumbent
Jack Hatch
Democrat
Likely nominee
Incumbent:  Republican Terry Branstad is seeking a sixth non-consecutive term in 2014.  He faced only minor primary opposition.
Republicans
  • Terry Branstad - Incumbent
  • Tom Hoefling
Democrats
  • Jack Hatch - Iowa state Senator
Others
  • Lee Heib (Libertarian)

Projection Data

Election Projection:  Terry Branstad by 17.5%
FirmDatesHatchBranstad
USA Today/Suffolk10/11 - 10/143754
Quinnipiac10/8 - 10/133954
Des Moines Register10/3 - 10/83954
Loras College10/1 - 10/33356
NBC News/Marist9/27 - 10/13658
CBS News/NYT/YouGov9/20 - 10/13952
Projection History
DateProjectionRating
October 08, 2014Branstad +18.2Solid GOP Hold
September 30, 2014Branstad +14.0Strong GOP Hold
September 09, 2014Branstad +16.0Solid GOP Hold
June 06, 2014Branstad +10.4Strong GOP Hold
May 21, 2014Branstad +6.7Mod GOP Hold
May 09, 2014Branstad +10.0Strong GOP Hold
Preliminary-----Strong GOP Hold

Election Timeline

Iowa Polling Hours
Time Zone
Central
Polls Open
7:00AM Local time
Polls Close
9:00PM Local time
Important Dates
Filing Deadline
March 14, 2014
Primary Election
June 3, 2014
Election Day
November 4, 2014
Election Projection
Iowa Governor
Terry Branstad-inc  +17.5
Solid GOP Hold
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