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Ballotpedia covers 12 state executive offices in the state of Iowa. The executive branch is governed by Article IV of the Iowa Constitution.

State executive organization

Executive officials in Iowa are part of a three-pronged government structure that includes state legislators and state judges. The following chart details the relationship among different branches of Iowa's state government:

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Offices

The following is a list of state executive offices in Iowa.

Current officeholders

Note: First appointed or First elected will include a date depending on if the officeholder was appointed or elected.

Name:Party:Current office:Tenure:First AppointedFirst Elected:
Bill NortheyEnds.png Republican Iowa Secretary of AgricultureJanuary 2, 2007 - PresentNovember 2006
Brad BuckNonpartisan Iowa Department of Education DirectorAugust 30, 2013 - PresentAugust 2013
Chuck GippNonpartisan Iowa Director of Natural ResourcesMay 31, 2012 – present2012
Elizabeth JacobsNonpartisan Iowa Utilities BoardMay 1, 2011 - PresentFebruary 28, 2011
Kim ReynoldsEnds.png Republican Lieutenant Governor of IowaJanuary 14, 2011 - PresentNovember 2, 2010
Mary MosimanEnds.png Republican Iowa Auditor of StateMay 13, 2013-presentMay 13, 2013
Michael L. FitzgeraldElectiondot.png Democratic Iowa State TreasurerJanuary 1, 1983 - Present1982
Michael MauroNonpartisan Iowa Commissioner of LaborMay 1, 2011 - Present2011
Nick GerhartNonpartisan Iowa Commissioner of InsuranceFebruary 1, 2013-PresentJune 15, 2012
Nick WagnerNonpartisan Iowa Utilities BoardMay 24, 2013 - presentMay 2013
Paul PateEnds.png Republican Iowa Secretary of StateJanuary 1, 2015 - presentNovember 4, 2014
Sheila TiptonNonpartisan Iowa Utilities BoardAugust 19, 2013 - presentJuly 2013
Terry E. BranstadEnds.png Republican Governor of IowaJanuary 14, 2011 - PresentNovember 2, 2010
Thomas John MillerElectiondot.png Democratic Attorney General of Iowa1995-Present1978

Elections

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2015

There are no state executive elections in Iowa in 2015.

2014

There were seven state executive offices up for election including governor, lieutenant governor, attorney general, secretary of state and three down ballot offices.

2013

There were no elections in Iowa in 2013.

2012

There were no elections in Iowa in 2012.

Corruption analysis

The University of Illinois at Chicago and the Illinois Integrity Initiative used federal data to evaluate levels of corruption in all 50 states plus the District of Columbia. The following table ranks each state based on total convictions and convictions per 10,000 residents of public officials in federal corruption cases between 1976 and 2010.[1]

Corruption statistics, 1976-2010
State Total federal corruption convictions Rank Convictions per 10,000 residents Rank
Alabama
657
14
1.37
8
Alaska
130
38
1.83
4
Arizona
329
25
0.51
39
Arkansas
201
29
0.69
31
California
2,345
2
0.63
35
Colorado
189
32
0.38
45
Connecticut
277
27
0.78
30
Delaware
80
47
0.89
20
Florida
1,762
4
0.94
19
Georgia
807
13
0.83
26
Hawaii
114
40
0.84
25
Idaho
78
48
0.50
40
Illinois
1,828
3
1.42
7
Indiana
419
23
0.65
34
Iowa
148
34
0.49
41
Kansas
152
33
0.53
37
Kentucky
577
16
1.33
10
Louisiana
906
10
2.00
2
Maine
105
41
0.79
28
Maryland
499
20
0.86
22
Massachusetts
562
17
0.86
23
Michigan
655
15
0.66
33
Minnesota
190
31
0.36
47
Mississippi
560
18
1.89
3
Missouri
507
19
0.85
24
Montana
139
36
1.37
9
Nebraska
83
45
0.45
44
Nevada
100
42
0.37
46
New Hampshire
46
49
0.35
48
New Jersey
909
9
1.03
18
New Mexico
139
37
0.68
32
New York
2,522
1
1.30
12
North Carolina
461
22
0.48
42
North Dakota
118
39
1.75
6
Ohio
1,405
7
1.22
15
Oklahoma
472
21
1.26
13
Oregon
91
43
0.24
51
Pennsylvania
1,563
5
1.23
14
Rhode Island
83
46
0.79
29
South Carolina
401
24
0.87
21
South Dakota
144
35
1.77
5
Tennessee
843
12
1.33
11
Texas
1,542
6
0.61
36
Utah
86
44
0.31
49
Vermont
30
51
0.48
43
Virginia
896
11
1.12
17
Washington
200
30
0.30
50
Washington, D.C.
1,005
8
16.70
1
West Virginia
208
28
1.12
16
Wisconsin
295
26
0.52
38
Wyoming
45
50
0.80
27

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