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Matt Whitaker
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General electionNovember 4, 2014
Candidate for
U.S. Senate, Iowa
Elections and appointments
Next primaryJune 3, 2014
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Campaign website
Matt Whitaker is a Republican candidate for the United States Senate in the 2014 elections in Iowa. He formally announced his candidacy on June 3, 2013.[1][2]

Whitaker was a former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Iowa from 2004 to 2009.[1][3]

He said he would only vote for constitutional legislation, comparing his beliefs to those of Senator Rand Paul.[4]



See also: United States Senate elections in Iowa, 2014

Whitaker is running as a Republican candidate for the United States Senate in the 2014 elections in Iowa. The general election takes place on November 4, 2014.


Sen. Chuck Grassley announced on June 24, 2013 that he will headline a late July fundraiser for Whitaker, even though Grassley formally promised to remain neutral in the Republican primary.[5]

Campaign donors


Candidates for Congress are required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Whitaker's reports.[6]

Matt Whitaker (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
July Quarterly[7]July 15, 2013$0.00$115,332.07$(4,087.66)$111,244.41
October Quarterly[8]October 15, 2013$111,244.41$104,557.61$(34,977.49)$180,824.53
Year End[9]January 31, 2014$180,824$111,071$(59,803)$232,092
April Quarterly[10]April 15, 2014$232,092$107,334$(50,340)$289,087
Running totals

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