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Sam Clovis

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Sam Clovis
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General electionNovember 4, 2014
Candidate for
U.S. Senate, Iowa
PartyRepublican
Websites
Campaign website
Sam Clovis was a Republican candidate for the United States Senate in the 2014 elections in Iowa.[1] He was defeated by Joni Ernst in the Republican primary on June 3, 2014.[2]

Clovis is the host of the conservative radio show “Impact With Sam Clovis” on KSCJ-AM. He announced the last week of May 2013 that he was considering throwing his name into the race. Clovis, also a Morningside College economics professor, said he believes voters "are ready for a red-meat conservative.”[3]

Elections

2014

See also: United States Senate elections in Iowa, 2014

Clovis ran as a Republican candidate for the United States Senate in the 2014 elections in Iowa.[4] He was defeated by Joni Ernst in the Republican primary on June 3, 2014.[2]

U.S. Senate, Iowa Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJoni Ernst 56.2% 88,692
Sam Clovis 18% 28,434
Mark Jacobs 16.8% 26,576
Matt Whitaker 7.5% 11,901
Scott Schaben 1.4% 2,269
Total Votes 157,872
Source: Results via Associated Press Vote totals above are unofficial and will be updated once official totals are made available.

Campaign donors

2014

Candidates for Congress are required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Clovis's reports.[5]

Sam Clovis (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
July Quarterly[6]July 15, 2013$0.00$14,132.48$(2,328.62)$11,803.86
October Quarterly[7]October 15, 2013$11,803.86$78,426.98$(51,660.18)$38,570.66
Running totals
$92,559.46$(53,988.8)

Clovis raised $75,000 in the third quarter of 2013, after raising just $14,000 in the previous quarter.[8] He ended the quarter with about $35,000 in cash on hand.[8]

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