Final
Projections

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Updated:
Tue. Nov 04, 2014
Senate
Republicans 52
Democrats 45
Independents 3
GOP +7, IND +1
House
Republicans 245
Democrats 190
GOP +11
Governors
Republicans 27
Democrats 22
Independents 1
DEM +1, IND +1
2014 Elections on Demand
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Iowa Governor Election

Election Day
November 8, 2016
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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 17.6%
FirmDatesHatchBranstad
Public Policy Polling (D)11/1 - 11/34051
Quinnipiac10/28 - 11/24152
Des Moines Register10/28 - 10/313559
YouGov10/25 - 10/313449
FOX News10/28 - 10/303653
Rasmussen Reports10/28 - 10/303755
Reuters/Ipsos10/23 - 10/293457
Loras College10/21 - 10/243455
CBS News/NYT/YouGov10/16 - 10/233750
NBC News/Marist10/18 - 10/223659
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 Results
Iowa Governor
Terry Branstad  59.1
Jack Hatch  37.3
Called: Branstad +21.8
Election Projection
Iowa Governor
Terry Branstad-inc  +17.6
Solid GOP Hold
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