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Tue. Aug 19, 2014
Senate
Republicans 51
Democrats 47
Independents 2
GOP +6
House
Republicans 230
Democrats 204
DEM +2
Governors
Republicans 30
Democrats 20
GOP +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 faces 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 13.0%
FirmDatesHatchBranstad
CBS News/NYT/YouGov7/5 - 7/244051
NBC News/Marist7/7 - 7/133853
Projection History
DateProjectionRating
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  +13.0
Strong GOP Hold
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