Iowa lieutenant gubernatorial election, 2010
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The Iowa lieutenant gubernatorial election of 2010 was held on November 2, 2010 following a primary election on June 8, 2010. Polling hours on all election days were 7:00 am to 9:00 pm, local time.
Kim Reynolds, a members of Iowa's Senate, was the Republican nominee; the Democratic Party nominated Patty Judge. In the end, Reynolds, on a ticket with Terry E. Branstad, was victorious. Lt. Governor-elect Reynolds began her term in early 2011.
The deadline for submission of nominating signatures to qualify for the primary ballot was March 19, 2010.
Iowa law requires a 35% plurality in the primaries for a candidate to win the nomination via balloting. If a party primary gives no candidate plurality, the respective party's nominating convention will choose a candidate to advance to the general election.
Iowa is one of 20 states where candidates for governor and lt. governor run on a single ticket.
|The November Ballot – Who Made It? Iowa Lieutenant Governor|
|Patty Judge, with Chet Culver||Democrat|
|Kim Reynolds, with Terry E. Branstad||Republican|
|Richard Marlar, with Jonathan Narcisse||Iowa Party|
|Nick Weltha, with Eric Cooper||Libertarian|
|Helen Meyers, with Dave Rosenfeld||Socialist Workers Party|
|Robin Prior-Calef, with Gregory James Hughes||(nominated by petition)|
|This lists candidates who won their state's primary or convention, or who were unopposed, and who were officially certified for the November ballot by their state's election authority.|
November 2, 2010 general election results
Results were officially certified by the Secretary of State on November 29, 2010.
|2010 Iowa lieutenant gubernatorial general election|
|Democratic Party||Patty Judge||42.85%|
|Republican Party||Kim Reynolds||52.15%|
|Libertarian Party||Nick Weltha||1.27%|
- State Senator Kim Reynolds
- Ted Hee
Socialist Workers Party
- Robin Prior-Calef
- ↑ The Green Papers, "2010 Gubernatorial Primaries at a Glance"
- ↑ Iowa Secretary of State, “Candidate Listing by Office, November 2, 2010 General Election”, certified August 13, 2010
- ↑ Iowa Secretary of State, "Official Results Report: 2010 General Election held Tuesday, November 2nd 2010", November 29, 2010, 8:35
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