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<td><center>[[Voting in Iowa|Important voting information]]  <br>  [[Absentee voting#Absentee voting|Absentee voting]]  •  [[Early voting#Early voting|Early voting]]  •  [[State Blue Books|Blue Book]]  <br>  [[Redistricting in Iowa|Redistricting]]  •  [[Iowa vote fraud|Vote fraud]] <hr>''For more information on voting in Iowa,'' '''''[[Voting in Iowa|click here]].'''''<br></center></td></tr></table>
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<td><center>[[Voting in Iowa|Important voting information]]  <br> [[Absentee voting#Absentee voting|Absentee voting]]  •  [[Early voting#Early voting|Early voting]]  •  [[State Blue Books|Blue Book]]  <br> [[Redistricting in Iowa|Redistricting]]  •  [[Iowa vote fraud|Vote fraud]] <hr>''For more information on voting in Iowa,'' '''''[[Voting in Iowa|click here]].'''''<br></center></td></tr></table>
 
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<center>[[Iowa state budget|State budget]] • [[Iowa public pensions|Public pensions]]<br>[[Iowa Constitution|State Constitution]] • [[Iowa Supreme Court|State Supreme Court]] • [[Laws governing ballot measures in Iowa]] • [[Laws governing recall]] • [[Laws governing local ballot measures in Iowa|Laws governing local measures]] • [[Laws governing the initiative process]] • [[Campaign finance requirements for Iowa ballot measures|Campaign finance requirements]]<br><br></center>
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Welcome to Iowa on Ballotpedia!


Located in the Midwest region of the United States, Iowa is landlocked by the Mississippi River, Missouri River, Wisconsin, Illinois, South Dakota, Missouri, Nebraska and Minnesota. Nicknamed the “Hawkeye State,” Iowa is the 30th most populous of the 50 United States and has been one of the safest states in which to live. The capital and largest city is Des Moines. Currently, Iowa has two members of the U.S. Senate, a total of four members of the U.S. House of Representatives, 100 members of the Iowa House of Representatives and 25 members of the Iowa State Senate. As of September 2013, Iowa is one of 13 states that is under divided government and does not have a state government trifecta.

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2014 elections in Iowa

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Voting in Iowa

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External resources for the State of Iowa

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National politics in Iowa


CongressLogo.png United States congressional delegation from Iowa



Flag of the United States.png Current members of the U.S. Senate


Name:Party:Position:Assumed Office:Term Ends:Next Election:Official Website:
Chuck Grassley
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Republican PartyU.S. Senate, Iowa 1981January 3, 2017November 8, 2016Link
Tom Harkin
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Democratic PartyU.S. Senate, Iowa 1985January 3, 2015Link


Flag of the United States.png Current members of the U.S. House of Representatives

Name:Party:Position:Assumed Office:Term Ends:Next Election:Official Website:
Bruce Braley
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Democratic PartyDistrict 1 2007January 3, 2015Link
Dave Loebsack
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Democratic PartyDistrict 2 2007January 3, 2015Link
Steve King
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Republican PartyDistrict 4 2003January 3, 2015Link
Tom Latham
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Republican PartyDistrict 3 1995January 3, 2015Link


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The structure of the Iowa judicial system is laid out in Article V of the state constitution. The state court system is made up of the Iowa Supreme Court, the Iowa Court of Appeals and the Iowa District Courts.


The federal court system is made up of four federal courts: the Northern District of Iowa, the Southern District of Iowa and their corresponding bankruptcy courts. Appeals from these courts are heard in the Eighth Circuit Court.

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Iowa
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The Hawkeye State
Capital:   Des Moines
Motto:   Our Liberties We Prize and Our Rights We Will Maintain
Population:   3.05 million
Area of state:   56,271 sq. mi.
Admitted to U.S.:   1846
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