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Iowa: 2006 Elections
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Iowa

2006 Elections: Governor, US Senator, Other Statewide Offices, US House, State Senate, State House, Ballot initiatives/Referendums

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State Politics At-A-Glance


Population (2000 Census): 2,926,324
Electoral Votes: 7

:graybox: 2004 Presidential: Kerry (D) 49%, Bush (R) 50%
:graybox: 2000 Presidential: Gore (D) 49%, Bush (R) 48%, Nader (I) 2%
:graybox: 1996 Presidential: Clinton (D) 51%, Dole (R) 40%, Perot (I) 9%

:graybox: Governor: Tom Vilsack (D) Elected: 1998(Next Election: Not Running in 2006)
:graybox: Senior US Senator: Charles Grassley (R) Elected: 1980, 1986, 1992, 1998, 2004 (Next Election: 2010)
:graybox: Junior US Senator: Tom Harkin (D) Elected: 1984, 1990, 1996, 2002 (Next Election: 2008)
:graybox: US House (5 seats): D-1, R-4
:graybox: State Senate (50 seats): D-25, R-25
:graybox: State House (100 seats): D-49, R-51

Election Information


Primary Election Dates
Voter Registration Deadline for Primary Election: May 27, 2006
State/Local Primary Date: June 6, 2006

General Election Dates
Voter Registration Deadline for General Election: October 28, 2006
General Election Date (all states): November 07, 2006

State Office in charge of Elections
Secretary of State

http://www.sos.state.ia.us/elections/voterreg/reg_to_vo...
sos@sos.state.ia.us
(515) 281-0145

Elections
First Floor, Lucas Building
Des Moines, IA 50319

State Democratic Party
Chairperson: Sally Pederson

http://www.iowademocrats.org /
iadems@iowademocrats.org
(515) 244-7292

Iowa Democratic Party
5661 Fleur Drive
Des Moines, IA 50321
State Republican Party


Governor's Race 2006


Candidates

Chet Culver (D)
____
Campaign Website: http://www.chetculver.com



Jim Nussle(R)
____
Campaign Website: http://www.jimnussle.com

US Senate Race 2006


No Senate Races

Other Statewide Races 2006


Lieutenant Governor

Patty Judge (D) - running with Culver
Campaign Website: http://www.pattyjudge.com

Bob Vander Plaats(R) - running with Nussle
Campaign Website: http://www.vpforgov.com

__________

Secretary of State

Michael Mauro (D)
Campaign Website: http://www.michaelmauro.org

__________

Secretary of Agriculture

Denise O'Brien (D)
Campaign Website: http://www.deniseobrien.com


US House of Representatives Races 2006


US House Districts: 5

Key Races: 1 and 3

Candidates, by Congressional District

__-01
Bruce Braley (D), Campaign Website: http://www.brucebraley.com
Mike Whalen (R), Campaign Website: ____

__-02
Dave Loebsack (D), Campaign Website: http://www.loebsackforcongress.org
Jim Leach (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.jimleach.com

__-03
Leonard Boswell (D), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.boswellforcongress.com
Jeff Lamberti(R), Campaign Website: http://www.jefflamberti.com

__-04
Selden Spencer (D), Campaign Website: http://www.spencerforcongress.com /
Tom Latham (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.tomlatham.com

__-05
Joyce Schulte (D), Campaign Website: http://www.schulteforcongress.com
Steve King (R), Incumbent, Campaign Website: http://www.kingforcongress.com

State Senate Races 2006


State Senate Districts: 50

Seats at stake in 2006: 25, all odd districts will be on the 2006 ballot. The Iowa Senate is currently split 25-25.

Filing Deadline is March 17, 2006

Democratic Seats on Ballot & current seat holders:

  • District 1 - Sen. Steve Warnstadt
  • District 7 - Sen. Amanda Ragan
  • District 11 - Sen. William Dotzler, Jr.
  • District 13 - Sen. Roger Stewart
  • District 15 - Sen. Robert E. Dvorsky
  • District 17 - Sen. Wally E. Horn
  • District 21 - Sen. Dennis H. Black
  • District 23 - Sen. Herman C. Quirmbach
  • District 25 - Sen. Daryl Beall
  • District 31 - Sen. Matt McCoy
  • District 33 - Sen. Jack Hatch
  • District 39 - Sen. Joe Bolkcom
  • District 43 - Sen. Dr. Joe M. Seng
  • Disctrict 47 - Sen. Keith A. Kreiman


Republican Seats on Ballot & current seat holders:

  • District 3 - Sen. David Johnson
  • District 5 - Sen. Stewart E. Iverson, Jr.
  • District 9 - Sen. Bob Brunkhorst
  • District 19 - Sen. Charles W. Larson, Jr.
  • District 27 - Sen. Ron Wieck
  • District 29 - Sen. Nancy J. Boettger
  • District 35 - Sen. Jeff Lamberti
  • District 37 - Sen. Doug Shull
  • District 41 - Sen. Maggie Tinsman
  • District 45 - Sen. David Miller
  • District 49 - Sen. Hubert Houser


Key Races:
District 5 - Stewart Iverson is retiring and Democrat Rich Olive have a chance to pick up the seat
District 35 (Polk Co. north of I-80) - Incumbent Lamberti is vacating his seat for a US House run.

State House Races 2006


State House Districts: 100

Seats at stake in 2006: 100

Key Races:

House District 29 - Ro Foege

House District 34 - Todd Taylor

House District 36 - Rep. Swati Dandekar (D), two-time incumbent, will face Marion City Council member Nick Wagner (R)

House District 37 - Art Staed

House District 38 - Tyler Olson

Filing Deadline is March 17, 2006

Ballot initiatives/Referendums


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Links


Blogs
DU Iowa Forum - http://www.democraticunderground.com/discuss/duboard.ph...
Blog For Iowa - http://www.blogforiowa.com
Century of the Common Iowa - http://commoniowan.blogspot.com
Diary of a Political Madman - http://klsnow.blogspot.com /
Political Forecast - http://www.politicalforecast.net
Demographic Links
U.S. Census Bureau ____ Quick Facts

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