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  IA - District 03
RACE DETAILS
Parents > United States > Iowa > IA - District 03
OfficeHouse of Representatives
Type General Election
Filing Deadline 00, 2012 - 12:00am
Polls Open November 06, 2012 - 07:00pm
Polls Close November 06, 2012 - 09:00pm
Term Start January 03, 2013 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 2015 - 12:00pm
Turnout 82.37% Registered 66.09% Total Population
ContributorJason
Last ModifiedRBH December 03, 2012 05:06pm
Data Sources[Link]
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/02/2010
NameLeonard L. Boswell Votes122,147 (50.73%)
Term01/03/2011 - 01/03/2013 Margin10,222 (+4.25%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/04/2014
NameDavid Young Votes148,814 (52.76%)
Term01/03/2015 - 01/03/2017 Margin29,705 (+10.53%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Jun 05, 2012 IA District 3 - R Primary Tom Latham
Jun 05, 2012 IA District 3 - D Primary Leonard L. Boswell
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LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
11/21/2010 11/06/2012
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Tom Latham 16 3 ----
Leonard L. Boswell 11 ------
Leaning Call: Tom Latham (66.67%)
Weighted Call: Tom Latham (99.47%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph

09/18/2012 09/20/2012

CANDIDATES
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Name (I) Rep. Tom Latham (I) Rep. Leonard L. Boswell Scott G. Batcher David Rosenfeld (W) Write-In  
PartyRepublican Democratic Independent Socialist Workers Nonpartisan  
Certified Votes202,000 (52.22%) 168,632 (43.59%) 9,352 (2.42%) 6,286 (1.63%) 572 (0.15%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -33,368 (-8.63%) -192,648 (-49.80%) -195,714 (-50.59%) -201,428 (-52.07%)  
Predict Avg.51.00% 47.00% 3.00% 1.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand 10/17 $876,346.88 10/17 $148,332.81 $-- $-- $--  
Website [Website] [Website] [Website]  
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MATCHUP POLLS (1 from 1 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg47.06%-- 42.55%-- 3.83%-- 0.00%-- 0.00%--  
Benenson Strategy Group (D) 
09/18/12-09/20/12
45.00% -- 45.00% -- 7.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
  Des Moines Register
R Maryland Republican
  Veterans' Alliance for Security and Democracy (VETPAC)
 

EVENTS
Start Date End Date Type Title Contributor

VIDEO ADVERTISEMENTS
Start Date Candidate Category Ad Tone Lng Title Run Time Contributor
10/10/2012 vs Tom Latham TVAd Attack eng Tom Latham: Burns  00:00:31 Progressive Scot 
09/27/2012 vs Tom Latham TVAd Attack eng Devastating  00:00:30 RP 
09/21/2012 vs Leonard L. Boswell TVAd Attack eng Not Worth  00:00:31 RP 
09/20/2012 Tom Latham vs Leonard L. Boswell TVAd Contrast eng Make Your Choice  00:00:32 RP 
09/12/2012 Tom Latham vs Leonard L. Boswell TVAd Attack eng Facts  00:00:33 RP 
09/07/2012 vs Leonard L. Boswell TVAd Attack eng Time to Bring Him Home  00:00:30 RP 
09/04/2012 vs Tom Latham TVAd Attack eng Diner  00:00:32 RP 
09/03/2012 Leonard L. Boswell vs Tom Latham TVAd Attack eng Deal  00:00:31 RP 
01/24/2012 TVAd Attack eng Valentine's Day  00:00:32 RP 

INFORMATION LINKS

NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Sep 24, 2012 02:20pm News Liberal activist: Don’t waste vote on Boswell, write in Cownie’s name  Article RBH 
Apr 28, 2011 08:00pm General Latham speaks publicly for first time about race against Boswell  Article COSDem 

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