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=District 33=
 
=District 33=
Rep. [[Kevin McCarthy (Iowa)|Kevin McCarthy]] (D) resigned on August 15, 2013, to work in the [[Attorney General of Iowa|Iowa Attorney General's]] office. A special election has been called for '''October 22'''. The filing period ends on September 27.<ref>[http://sos.iowa.gov/elections/voterinformation/sh33special.html ''sos.iowa.gov'', "State House District 33 - 10/22/2013 Special Election," accessed August 19, 2013]</ref>
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:Rep. [[Kevin McCarthy (Iowa)|Kevin McCarthy]] (D) resigned on August 15, 2013, to work in the [[Attorney General of Iowa|Iowa Attorney General's]] office. A special election has been called for '''October 22'''. The filing period ends on September 27.<ref>[http://sos.iowa.gov/elections/voterinformation/sh33special.html ''sos.iowa.gov'', "State House District 33 - 10/22/2013 Special Election," accessed August 19, 2013]</ref>
 
:: ''Related: [[State legislative special elections, 2013|See election information here]].''
 
:: ''Related: [[State legislative special elections, 2013|See election information here]].''
 
=District 52=
 
=District 52=
[[Brian Quirk]] (D) resigned his District 52 seat in the [[Iowa House of Representatives]] on November 28, 2012, to take a job as general manager of the New Hampton Municipal Light Plant. He had just won re-election on November 6. The special election was held on '''January 22, 2013'''. [[Todd Prichard]] won the seat.<ref>[http://globegazette.com/news/local/house-district-special-election-set/article_d40740cc-3b84-11e2-8c72-001a4bcf887a.html ''Globe Gazette,'' "House District 52 special election set," December 1, 2012]</ref><ref>[http://wcfcourier.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/96dfba64-3a60-11e2-8c83-0019bb2963f4.html ''WCF Courier,'' "Quirk leaves statehouse for new job; retired coach to seek seat," November 30, 2012]</ref><ref> [http://sos.iowa.gov/elections/pdf/2013/sh52candlist.pdf ''Iowa Secretary of State,'' "Candidate list January 22, 2013 special election,"  accessed January 3, 2013]</ref><ref> [http://theiowarepublican.com/2013/democrat-prichard-wins-hd-52-special-election/ ''The Iowa Republican,'' "Democrat Prichard Wins HD52 Special Election,"  January 22, 2013] </ref>
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'''State House District 52'''
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:[[Brian Quirk]] (D) resigned his District 52 seat in the [[Iowa House of Representatives]] on November 28, 2012, to take a job as general manager of the New Hampton Municipal Light Plant. He had just won re-election on November 6. The special election was held on '''January 22, 2013'''. [[Todd Prichard]] won the seat.<ref>[http://globegazette.com/news/local/house-district-special-election-set/article_d40740cc-3b84-11e2-8c72-001a4bcf887a.html ''Globe Gazette,'' "House District 52 special election set," December 1, 2012]</ref><ref>[http://wcfcourier.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/96dfba64-3a60-11e2-8c83-0019bb2963f4.html ''WCF Courier,'' "Quirk leaves statehouse for new job; retired coach to seek seat," November 30, 2012]</ref><ref> [http://sos.iowa.gov/elections/pdf/2013/sh52candlist.pdf ''Iowa Secretary of State,'' "Candidate list January 22, 2013 special election,"  accessed January 3, 2013]</ref><ref> [http://theiowarepublican.com/2013/democrat-prichard-wins-hd-52-special-election/ ''The Iowa Republican,'' "Democrat Prichard Wins HD52 Special Election,"  January 22, 2013] </ref>
 
:: ''Related: [[State legislative special elections, 2013|See election results here]].''
 
:: ''Related: [[State legislative special elections, 2013|See election results here]].''
 
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Contents
1 2013 elections
1.1 Special Elections
2 Voting in Iowa
2.1 Important voting information
2.2 Voting absentee
2.3 Voting early
3 Elections Performance Index
4 See also
5 References



Iowa

Iowa election information for 2013 is listed below.

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Election Results

2013 elections

Special elections

See also: Iowa state legislative special elections, 2013.

There are two special elections scheduled for the state of Iowa in 2013.

Elections by State House district and election date

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State House District 33

Rep. Kevin McCarthy (D) resigned on August 15, 2013, to work in the Iowa Attorney General's office. A special election has been called for October 22. The filing period ends on September 27.[1]
Related: See election information here.

State House District 52

Brian Quirk (D) resigned his District 52 seat in the Iowa House of Representatives on November 28, 2012, to take a job as general manager of the New Hampton Municipal Light Plant. He had just won re-election on November 6. The special election was held on January 22, 2013. Todd Prichard won the seat.[2][3][4][5]
Related: See election results here.

Voting in Iowa

See also: Voting in Iowa
Voting Absentee Early Map.jpg

Important voting information

  • Iowa has a mixed primary system. The caucuses are closed, but voters may change registration at polls.
  • The deadline for registration is 10 days prior to the election.
  • As of April 2014, Iowa is one of the 35 states that have not implemented online voter registration.

Voting absentee

See also: Absentee voting by state

For information about eligibility, deadlines, military and overseas voting and updates to the voting laws in Iowa, please visit our absentee voting by state page.

Voting early

See also: Early voting

Iowa is one of 34 states that has early voting with no specific requirements as to who can vote early. Early voting begins as soon as ballots are made available and ends on the day prior to election day, unless the polls open at noon, then early voting would occur from 8 a.m. until 11 a.m. on election day as well.[6]

Elections Performance Index

See also: Pew Charitable Trusts' Elections Performance Index

Iowa ranked 19th out of the 50 states and District of Columbia in the Pew Charitable Trusts' Elections Performance Index (EPI), based on the 2010 elections. The EPI examines election administration performance and assigns an average percentage score based on 17 indicators of election performance. These indicators were chosen to in order to determine both the convenience and integrity of these three phases of an election: registration, voting and counting. Iowa received an overall score of 67%.[7]

See also

References