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Iowa's 4th Congressional District
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Current incumbentSteve King Republican Party
Population761,467
Gender49.6% Male, 50.4% Female
Race92.9% White, 1.2% Black, 1.6% Asian
Ethnicity5.8% Hispanic
Unemployment4.9%
Median household income$45,454
High school graduation rate89.4%
College graduation rate21%
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
The 4th Congressional District of Iowa is a congressional district covering most of the north-central part of the state.

Iowa's 4th Congressional District covers most of the north-central part of the state. The district includes Ames and Fort Dodge. Lyon, Sioux, Plymouth, Woodbury, Monona, Harrison, Shelby, Crawford, Audubon, Carroll, Greene, Boone, Story, Hardin, Hamilton, Webster, Calboun, Sac, Ida, Cherokee, Buena Vista, Pocahontas, Humboldt, Webster, Hamilton, Franklin, Butler, Chicksaw, Floyd, Cerro Gordo, Hancock, Winnebago, Kossuth, Emmett, Palo Alto, Dickinson, Osceola, O'Brien, Clay and Grundy counties.[1]

The current representative of the 4th Congressional District is Steve King (R).

Elections

2014

See also: Iowa's 4th Congressional District elections, 2014

The 4th Congressional District of Iowa will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.

2012

See also: Iowa's 4th Congressional District elections, 2012

The 4th congressional district of Iowa held an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2012. Incumbent from the 5th District, Steve King won the election in the district.[2]

U.S. House, Iowa District 4 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSteve King Incumbent 53% 200,063
     Democratic Christie Vilsack 44.9% 169,470
     Independent Martin James Monroe 2.2% 8,124
Total Votes 377,657
Source: Iowa Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010
On November 2, 2010, Tom Latham won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Bill Maske (D) and Dan Lensing (I) in the general election.[3]

U.S. House, Iowa District 4 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTom Latham incumbent 65.6% 152,588
     Democratic Bill Maske 32% 74,300
     Independent Dan Lensing 2.4% 5,499
     N/A Write-In 0.1% 132
Total Votes 232,519

2008
On November 4, 2008, Tom Latham won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Becky Greenwald (D) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House, Iowa District 4 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTom Latham incumbent 60.6% 185,458
     Democratic Becky Greenwald 39.4% 120,746
Total Votes 306,204

2006
On November 7, 2006, Tom Latham won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Selden E. Spencer (D) in the general election.[5]

U.S. House, Iowa District 4 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTom Latham incumbent 57.2% 121,650
     Democratic Selden E. Spencer 42.8% 90,982
Total Votes 212,632

2004
On November 2, 2004, Tom Latham won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Paul W. Johnson (D) in the general election.[6]

U.S. House, Iowa District 4 General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTom Latham incumbent 60.9% 181,294
     Democratic Paul W. Johnson 39% 116,121
     N/A Write-in 0.1% 151
Total Votes 297,566

2002
On November 5, 2002, Tom Latham won re-election to the United States House. He defeated John Norris (D), Terry L. Wilson (L) and Jim Hennager (One Earth Party) in the general election.[7]

U.S. House, Iowa District 4 General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTom Latham incumbent 54.8% 115,430
     Democratic John Norris 43.1% 90,784
     Libertarian Terry L. Wilson 1.4% 2,952
     One Earth Party Jim Hennager 0.7% 1,544
     N/A Write-in 0% 64
Total Votes 210,774

2000
On November 7, 2000, Greg Ganske won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Michael L. Huston (D), Steve Zimmerman (L) and Edwin B. Fruit (Socialist Workers) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House, Iowa District 4 General Election, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngGreg Ganske incumbent 61.4% 169,267
     Democartic Michael L. Huston 36.7% 101,112
     Libertarian Steve Zimmerman 1.7% 4,552
     Socialist Workers Edwin B. Fruit 0.2% 612
     Scattering 0% 102
Total Votes 275,645

Redistricting

2010-2011

This is the 4th Congressional District of Iowa after the 2001 redistricting process.
See also: Redistricting in Iowa

In 2011, the Iowa State Legislature re-drew the congressional districts based on updated population information from the 2010 census.

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