|Former candidate for|
|Iowa State Senate, District 13|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
The Iowa Senate had a difference in partisan balance between Democrats and Republican of two seats, which amounts to 8 percent of the chamber. In 2012, when 26 seats were up for election, a total of 12 districts were competitive or mildly competitive. One of those districts, District 49, was up for election again in 2014. That district had a margin of victory of 9 percent in 2012.
Deichmann's website highlighted the following campaign themes:
Advocate for working families to build self-sufficiency, stability, and quality of life.
- Excerpt: "Incentivize new and returning US manufacturing companies to come to Iowa with job training and placement services"
Empower Small Business by supporting jobs and business development.
- Excerpt: "Promote tax policy that is accountable, equitable, and straightforward"
Support healthy and safe communities with public investment in proven programs and services.
- Excerpt: "Continue support programs that support children’s healthy growth and development"
Promote responsible agricultural policy to ensure profitability, diversity, and sustainability.
- Excerpt: "Fully fund “Resource Enhancement and Protection” (REAP) programs"
- See also: Iowa State Senate elections, 2014
Elections for the office of Iowa State Senate took place in 2014. A primary election took place on June 3, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 14, 2014. Pam Deichmann was unopposed in the Democratic primary, while incumbent Julian B. Garrett was unopposed in the Republican primary. Deichmann faced Garrett and Clair Tom Thompson (L) in the general election. Incumbent Garrett defeated both challengers in the general election.
A special election for the position of Iowa House of Representatives District 25 was called for January 7, with a runoff if necessary on February 4. Candidates were nominated by their party rather than chosen through a primary.
|Iowa House of Representatives, District 25, Special Election, 2014|
In 2014, Deichmann's endorsements included the following:
- Iowa Federation of Labor (IFL, AFL-CIO)
- South Central Iowa Federation of Labor
- AFSCME Iowa Council 61
- Iowa State Education Association
- Planned Parenthood Voters of Iowa
- Senator Jack Hatch, Candidate for Iowa Governor
- United Automobile Workers
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- Official campaign website
- Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Pam Deichmann on Facebook
- pamdeichmann.com, "My Plan," accessed September 24, 2014
- Iowa Secretary of State, "Official primary election candidate list," accessed March 18, 2014
- Iowa Secretary of State, "Official primary election results," accessed June 30, 2014
- Iowa Secretary of State, "Official general election candidate list," accessed July 7, 2014
- Iowa Secretary of State, "Official general election results," accessed December 1, 2014
- theiowarepublican.com, "Gustafson Nominated in House District 25 Special Election," December 2, 2013
- Iowa Secretary of State, "Official candidate list," accessed December 17, 2013
- desmoinesregister.com, "Republican Stan Gustafson wins special Iowa House election," January 7, 2014
- Iowa Secretary of State, "Official special election results," accessed January 15, 2014
- blogs.desmoinesregister.com, "Special election set for Iowa House District 25 vacancy," November 26, 2013
- Iowa Secretary of State, "Special election information," accessed November 26, 2013
- pamdeichmann.com, "Endorsements," accessed September 24, 2014