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  IA District 5
RACE DETAILS
Parents > United States > Iowa > IA - District 05
OfficeHouse of Representatives
Type General Election
Filing Deadline June 17, 1974 - 12:00pm
Polls Open November 05, 1974 - 06:00am
Polls Close November 05, 1974 - 08:00pm
Term Start January 03, 1975 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 1977 - 12:00pm
Contributoreddy 9_99
Last ModifiedRBH January 31, 2010 10:44pm
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LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/07/1972
NameWilliam J. Scherle Votes108,596 (55.26%)
Term01/03/1973 - 01/03/1975 Margin20,659 (+10.51%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/02/1976
NameTom Harkin Votes135,600 (64.86%)
Term01/03/1977 - 01/03/1979 Margin64,223 (+30.72%)
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Name Tom Harkin (I) Rep. William J. Scherle  
PartyDemocratic Republican  
Uncertified Votes81,146 (51.09%) 77,683 (48.91%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -3,463 (-2.18%)  
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