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Iowa state executive official elections, 2014

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State Executive Official Elections

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Seven state executive positions are up for election in 2014 in the state of Iowa. The general election will take place November 4, 2014, following a primary on June 3.

Iowa is one of 21 states with a mixed primary system. The primary is closed, but voters are allowed to change their political party affiliation on election day.[1]

The following offices will be elected in 2014 in Iowa:

In addition to candidate lists and election results, this page includes information about important dates, how the state's executive branch is organized, as well as links to articles about recent news in races across the state.

Partisan breakdown

Heading into the November 4 election, the Republican Party holds five of the seven state executive seats up for election in 2014 in Iowa.

Iowa State Executives -- Partisan Breakdown
Party As of September 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Republican Party 5 Pending
     Democratic Party 2 Pending
Total 7 7


Governor of Iowa, Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngTerry Branstad Incumbent 83% 129,712
Tom Hoefling 16.8% 26,284
Write-in 0.2% 279
Total Votes 156,275
Election Results Via:Iowa Secretary of State.

Lieutenant Governor


Attorney General


Secretary of State




Iowa Auditor


Iowa Secretary of Agriculture


The general election takes place November 4, 2014.

Key deadlines

Deadline Event
March 14 Filing deadline (Major party candidates)
June 3 Primary election
August 15 Filing deadline (other candidates)
November 4 General election
December 1 State Canvass of general election votes deadline
January 13, 2015 Inauguration day for state executive officials in general election

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:

Iowa exec org chart.png

Ballotpedia reports

To learn more about developments in these races, check out the following news articles from Ballotpedia:

Recent news

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