Iowa state legislative special elections, 2014

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2014 State Legislative
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As of November 2014, one seat has been vacated in the Iowa State Legislature in 2014. That vacancy has been filled. The following district had a vacancy this year:

How vacancies are filled

The governor of Iowa is required within five days of a vacancy in the General Assembly to call for a special election. If the vacancy happens in session, the governor must call for an election as soon as possible with a minimum 18 day notice. All other special elections require a 45 day notice as long the election does not happen on the same day of a school election.[1]

Partisan breakdown

Note: These tables are updated any time there is a change in the chamber.

The current partisan breakdown of the Senate is as follows:

Party As of November 2014
     Democratic Party 26
     Republican Party 24
Total 50

The current partisan breakdown of the House is as follows:

Party As of November 2014
     Democratic Party 47
     Republican Party 53
Total 100

Special elections

January 7, 2014

See also