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  |Status = Incumbent
 
  |Status = Incumbent
 
  |Tenure = 2003-Present
 
  |Tenure = 2003-Present
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|Current candidacy = Governor of Iowa
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|Current candidacy primary date =June 3, 2014
 
  |Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 2, 2010|January 10, 2015]]
 
  |Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 2, 2010|January 10, 2015]]
 
  |Assumed office = 2003
 
  |Assumed office = 2003
  |Political party = Democratic | Party dot = {{bluedot|size=10px}}
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  |Political party = Democratic  
 
  |Leadership = Assistant Majority Leader, Iowa State Senate
 
  |Leadership = Assistant Majority Leader, Iowa State Senate
 
  |Years leadership = Present
 
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  |First elected = 2002
 
  |First elected = 2002
 
  |Term limits =  
 
  |Term limits =  
  |Next election = [[Iowa State Senate elections, 2014|November 4, 2014]]
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  |Next election =  
 
  |Prior office = Iowa State House of Representatives
 
  |Prior office = Iowa State House of Representatives
 
  |Prior office years = 1984-2002
 
  |Prior office years = 1984-2002
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  |Religion = Protestant
 
  |Religion = Protestant
 
  |Office website = http://www.legis.iowa.gov/Legislators/legislator.aspx?GA=84&PID=162  
 
  |Office website = http://www.legis.iowa.gov/Legislators/legislator.aspx?GA=84&PID=162  
  |Campaign website =  
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  |Campaign website = http://www.jackhatch.com/
 
  |Personal website = http://www.senate.iowa.gov/hatch/
 
  |Personal website = http://www.senate.iowa.gov/hatch/
}}{{tnr}}'''Jack Hatch''' (b. March 13, 1950) is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Iowa State Senate]], representing District 17. He was first elected to the chamber in 2002. He previously served in the [[Iowa House of Representatives]] from 1984 to 2002.
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}}{{tnr}}'''Jack Hatch''' (b. March 13, 1950) is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Iowa State Senate]], representing [[Iowa State Senate District 17|District 17]]. He was first elected to the chamber in 2002. He previously served in the [[Iowa House of Representatives]] from 1984 to 2002.
  
Hatch earned his B.S. and M.P.A. from Drake University in 1972 and 1973, respectively. His professional experience includes working as Chair of the National Housing and Neighborhood Development Corporation, Assistant Planner for the City of Des Moines, Assistant Director for the Central Iowa Regional Association of Local Government, Owner of Hatch and Associates, and real estate developer.
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On September 16, 2013, Hatch announced his candidacy for the office of [[Governor of Iowa]]. He is unopposed for the [[Democratic]] nomination in the primary on June 3, 2014, and hopes to unseat long-serving [[Republican]] incumbent [[Terry Branstad]] in the general election, which takes place November 4, 2014.<ref>[http://www.sunherald.com/2013/09/16/4954987/democratic-state-senator-launches.html ''SunHerald.com,'' "Democratic state senator launches run for governor," September 16, 2013]</ref><ref name=gov14/><ref>[http://www.jackhatch.com/ ''Jack Hatch for Governor 2014 Official Campaign Website,'' "Homepage," accessed September 17, 2013]</ref>
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==Biography==
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Hatch earned his B.S. and M.P.A. from Drake University in 1972 and 1973, respectively. His professional experience includes working as Chair of the National Housing and Neighborhood Development Corporation, Assistant Planner for the City of Des Moines, Assistant Director for the Central Iowa Regional Association of Local Government, Owner of Hatch and Associates and real estate developer.
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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:: ''See also: [[Iowa gubernatorial election, 2014]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Iowa gubernatorial election, 2014]]''
  
Hatch is considered a potential [[Democratic]] candidate for [[Governor of Iowa]] in 2014.<ref name=ar14>[http://www.desmoinesregister.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2013301130049&nclick_check=1 '''Desmoines Register,'' "Register Exclusive: Bruce Braley weighs bid for governor," January 13, 2013]</ref>
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Hatch {{2014isrunning}} for [[Governor of Iowa]] in 2014. As the only [[Democratic]] candidate to file for the party's nomination by the March 14 filing deadline, Hatch will automatically advance to the general election.<ref name=gov14>[http://www.dailyiowan.com/2013/09/17/Metro/34669.html ''The Daily Iowan,'' "Iowa senator announces campaign for governor," September 17, 2013]</ref> {{Nov2014genelection}}<ref name=ar14>[http://www.desmoinesregister.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2013301130049&nclick_check=1 '''Desmoines Register,'' "Register Exclusive: Bruce Braley weighs bid for governor," January 13, 2013]</ref>
 
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===2010===
 
===2010===
 
:: ''See also: [[Iowa State Senate elections, 2010]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Iowa State Senate elections, 2010]]''
Hatch won re-election to the 33rd District seat in the November 2 general election. He was unopposed and received 10,565 votes.<ref>[http://www.iowaelectionresults.gov/ Iowa State Senate Official General Election Results]</ref>  
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Hatch won re-election to the 33rd District seat in the November 2 general election. He was unopposed and received 10,565 votes.<ref>[http://sos.iowa.gov/elections/results/index.html#9 ''Iowa Secretary of State'', "Official 2010 election results," accessed December 24, 2013]</ref>  
  
In the June 8 primary election, Hatch ran unopposed. <ref>[http://www.sos.state.ia.us/elections/results/2010PrimaryResults.html Official Iowa Senate Primary Election Results]</ref>
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In the June 8 primary election, Hatch ran unopposed.<ref>[http://sos.iowa.gov/elections/pdf/2010/canvsummary.pdf "Official 2010 Primary election results," accessed April 7, 2014]</ref>
  
 
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===2006===
 
===2006===
On November 7, 2006, Hatch was re-elected to the 33rd District Seat in the [[Iowa State Senate]] with no opposition. <ref>[http://www.sos.state.ia.us/pdfs/GenOffResults.pdf 2006 Iowa Election Results]</ref> He raised $54,212 for his campaign. <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_election_results.phtml?s=IA&y=2006 Money Raised by Iowa Candidates, 2006]</ref>
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On November 7, 2006, Hatch was re-elected to the 33rd District Seat in the [[Iowa State Senate]] with no opposition.<ref>[http://www.sos.state.ia.us/pdfs/GenOffResults.pdf ''Iowa Secretary of State'' "Official 2006 General election results," accessed April 8, 2014]</ref> He raised $54,212 for his campaign.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_election_results.phtml?s=IA&y=2006 ''Follow The Money'' "Money Raised by 2006 Senate candidates," accessed April 8, 2014]</ref>
 
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
===2012===
 
{{State leg donor}}
 
 
===2010===
 
===2010===
In 2010, a year in which Hatch was up for re-election, he collected $51,107 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=IA&y=2010&f=S 2010 campaign contributions]</ref>
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In 2010, a year in which Hatch was up for re-election, he collected $51,107 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=IA&y=2010&f=S ''Follow The Money'' "2010 Campaign Contributions," accessed April 8, 2014]</ref>
  
 
His largest contributors in 2010 were:
 
His largest contributors in 2010 were:
 
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|org2 = Iowa Association Of Community Providers
 
|org2 = Iowa Association Of Community Providers
 
|org3 = Iowa Democratic Party
 
|org3 = Iowa Democratic Party
|org4 = Iowa Health Care Association
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|org4 = Iowa Healthcare Association
 
|org5 = Allbee, Richard A
 
|org5 = Allbee, Richard A
 
|orgdonor1 = $6,000
 
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===2006===
 
===2006===
In 2006 Hatch collected $54,212 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=80123 2006 Contributions to Jack Hatch]</ref>
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In 2006 Hatch collected $54,212 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=80123 ''Follow The Money'' "2006 Campaign Contributions," accessed April 8, 2014]</ref>
  
 
His four largest contributors were:
 
His four largest contributors were:
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==See also==
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* [[Iowa State Senate]]
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* [[Iowa State Senate#Committees|Iowa Senate Committees]]
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* [[Iowa State Senate District 17]]
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* [[Iowa State Legislature]]
 
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*[http://www.jackhatch.com/  Jack Hatch for Governor 2014 Official Campaign Website]
 
*[http://www.legis.iowa.gov/Legislators/legislator.aspx?GA=84&PID=162 Official Iowa State Senate website of Jack Hatch]
 
*[http://www.legis.iowa.gov/Legislators/legislator.aspx?GA=84&PID=162 Official Iowa State Senate website of Jack Hatch]
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=54156 Project Vote Smart biography]
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*[http://openstates.org/ia/legislators/IAL000027/jack-hatch/ Profile from Open States]
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*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=54156 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/voting_category.php?can_id=54156 Project Vote Smart Legislative Profile]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/voting_category.php?can_id=54156 Project Vote Smart Legislative Profile]
 
*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=96473 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=80123 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=70867 2004], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=8282 2002], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=27778 2000]  
 
*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=96473 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=80123 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=70867 2004], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=8282 2002], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=27778 2000]  
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Jack Hatch
Jhatch.jpg
Current candidacy
Running for Governor of Iowa
Date of primaryJune 3, 2014
Current office
Iowa State Senate District 17
In office
2003-Present
Term ends
January 10, 2015
Years in position 11
PartyDemocratic
Leadership
Assistant Majority Leader, Iowa State Senate
Present
Compensation
Base salary$25,000/year
Per diem$135/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2002
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Iowa State House of Representatives
1984-2002
Education
Bachelor'sDrake University, 1972
Master'sDrake University, 1973
Personal
BirthdayMarch 13, 1950
Place of birthHartford, CT
ProfessionBusiness Owner
ReligionProtestant
Websites
Office website
Personal website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Jack Hatch (b. March 13, 1950) is a Democratic member of the Iowa State Senate, representing District 17. He was first elected to the chamber in 2002. He previously served in the Iowa House of Representatives from 1984 to 2002.

On September 16, 2013, Hatch announced his candidacy for the office of Governor of Iowa. He is unopposed for the Democratic nomination in the primary on June 3, 2014, and hopes to unseat long-serving Republican incumbent Terry Branstad in the general election, which takes place November 4, 2014.[1][2][3]

Biography

Hatch earned his B.S. and M.P.A. from Drake University in 1972 and 1973, respectively. His professional experience includes working as Chair of the National Housing and Neighborhood Development Corporation, Assistant Planner for the City of Des Moines, Assistant Director for the Central Iowa Regional Association of Local Government, Owner of Hatch and Associates and real estate developer.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Hatch served on the following committees:

Iowa Committee Assignments, 2012
Appropriations
Commerce
Economic Growth/Rebuild Iowa
Human Resources
Labor and Business Relations

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Hatch served on these committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Hatch served on these committees:

Elections

2014

See also: Iowa gubernatorial election, 2014

Hatch is running for Governor of Iowa in 2014. As the only Democratic candidate to file for the party's nomination by the March 14 filing deadline, Hatch will automatically advance to the general election.[2] The general election takes place November 4, 2014.[4]

Race background

Republican incumbent Terry Branstad is running for re-election to a sixth non-consecutive term as governor in 2014. Branstad first held the office from 1983 to 1999, and emerged after years of political retirement to reclaim the office in the 2010 gubernatorial election, becoming Iowa's longest serving governor as well as the longest serving governor in U.S. History.[5] Branstad will face Tom Hoefling in the GOP primary election on June 3, 2014. Incumbent Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds (R) is also seeking re-election in 2014. This will be her second time sharing a ticket with Branstad.[6]

Before Branstad formally launched his campaign, polls showed him in excellent standing for winning re-election, with an average lead of 20 percentage points in hypothetical general election match-ups.[7] Branstad had looked considerably less secure around the time ex-Democratic challenger Tyler Olson entered the race back in July 2013, with only 43% of polled voters saying they believed the governor deserved to be re-elected and 54% answering that he has held office long enough, even though 51% approved of his performance. December's numbers from Quinnipiac University gave him a boost of eight percentage points in both approval and "deserves to be re-elected" categories.[8][9] As of mid-March, polls continue to show Branstad sitting comfortably at 63% job approval and Hatch trailing behind by 15 percentage points.[10]

Democratic State Rep. Tyler Olson declared his candidacy for governor in July 2013 and was considered a strong contender for the party's nomination before withdrawing from the race in December of that year.[11] He decided to drop out following the announcement of his separation from wife Sarah Olson, who had been an instrumental part of his family-oriented campaign.[12][13] Olson's withdrawal was followed soon thereafter by former state Sen. Bob Krause's announcement he was shutting down his campaign. Their absences cleared the path for remaining Democratic hopeful Jack Hatch to take on Branstad, the presumptive Republican nominee, in the general election. Krause immediately gave Hatch his support, while Olson noticeably declined to endorse Hatch upon dropping out of the race.[11][14]

The major party nominees will appear on the November general election ballot along with Libertarian candidate Lee Hieb.[15]

2010

See also: Iowa State Senate elections, 2010

Hatch won re-election to the 33rd District seat in the November 2 general election. He was unopposed and received 10,565 votes.[16]

In the June 8 primary election, Hatch ran unopposed.[17]

Iowa State Senate, District 33 (2010) General Election
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Jack Hatch (D) 10,565 100%

2006

On November 7, 2006, Hatch was re-elected to the 33rd District Seat in the Iowa State Senate with no opposition.[18] He raised $54,212 for his campaign.[19]

Iowa State Senate, District 33 (2006)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.pngJack Hatch (D) 10,204

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, a year in which Hatch was up for re-election, he collected $51,107 in donations.[20]

His largest contributors in 2010 were:

2006

In 2006 Hatch collected $54,212 in donations.[21]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Iowa Hospital Association $3,500
Iowa Healthcare Association $3,000
Foster, Holmes and Marjorie A. $2,500
Bookey, Harry $2,500

Personal

Hatch and his wife, Sonja Roberts, have two children.

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  1. SunHerald.com, "Democratic state senator launches run for governor," September 16, 2013
  2. 2.0 2.1 The Daily Iowan, "Iowa senator announces campaign for governor," September 17, 2013
  3. Jack Hatch for Governor 2014 Official Campaign Website, "Homepage," accessed September 17, 2013
  4. 'Desmoines Register, "Register Exclusive: Bruce Braley weighs bid for governor," January 13, 2013
  5. Smart Politics, "The Top 50 Longest-Serving Governors of All Time," April 10, 2013
  6. The DesMoines Register, "It’s official: Terry Branstad will run for sixth term as Iowa governor," January 15, 2014
  7. The Des Moines-Register, "Iowa Poll: Iowans widely approve of state's direction, Branstad's performance," December 16, 2013
  8. Quinnipiac University, Iowa Voters Like Gov. Branstad, But Say It's Time To Go, Quinnipiac University Poll Finds; Possible 2014 Challengers Are Largely Unknown, July 19, 2013
  9. Quinnipiac University Poll, "December 17, 2013 - Iowa Gov's Approval, Re-election Prospects Improve, Quinnipiac University Poll Finds; Christie Tops Clinton By 5 Points In 2016 Race," December 17, 2013
  10. Des Moines Register, "Iowa Poll: Support for Branstad up; Hatch sees little progress," March 8, 2014
  11. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; no text was provided for refs named withdrew
  12. Tyler Olson for Governor 2014, "Homepage," accessed July 11, 2013
  13. The Des Moines-Register, "Iowa Poll: Iowans widely approve of state's direction, Branstad's performance," December 16, 2013
  14. The Desmoines-Register, "Krause ends bid for governor, endorses fellow Democrat Hatch," January 2, 2013
  15. Lee Hieb for Governor 2014 Official campaign website, "Homepage," accessed March 17, 2014
  16. Iowa Secretary of State, "Official 2010 election results," accessed December 24, 2013
  17. "Official 2010 Primary election results," accessed April 7, 2014
  18. Iowa Secretary of State "Official 2006 General election results," accessed April 8, 2014
  19. Follow The Money "Money Raised by 2006 Senate candidates," accessed April 8, 2014
  20. Follow The Money "2010 Campaign Contributions," accessed April 8, 2014
  21. Follow The Money "2006 Campaign Contributions," accessed April 8, 2014
Political offices
Preceded by
Wally Horn (D)
Iowa State Senate District 17
2013–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
Jeff Lamberti
Iowa State Senate District 33
2003–2013
Succeeded by
Robert Hogg (D)