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  IA US Senate - R Primary
RACE DETAILS
Parents > United States > Iowa > Senate Class II
OfficeSenate
TypeRepublican Primary Election
Filing Deadline 00, 0000 - 12:00pm
Polls Open June 03, 2014 - 06:00am
Polls Close June 03, 2014 - 09:00pm
Term Start January 03, 2015 - 12:00pm
Term End January 03, 2021 - 12:00pm
ContributorJ.R.
Last ModifiedRBH March 15, 2014 05:41pm
Data Sources
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/04/2008
NameTom Harkin Votes941,665 (62.66%)
Term01/03/2009 - 01/03/2015 Margin381,659 (+25.39%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
RaceIA US Senate 11/04/2014
KEY RACE? 0.0000000000 Average
LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
04/12/2012 04/21/2014
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Joni Ernst 5 ------
Bob Vander Plaats 1 ----2
Matt Whitaker 2 2 --1
Mark Jacobs 6 ------
Leaning Call: Matt Whitaker (33.33%)
Weighted Call: Mark Jacobs (44.20%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph
01/29/2013 02/23/2014

CANDIDATES
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Name Mark Jacobs St. Sen. Joni Ernst US Attorney Matt Whitaker Sam Clovis Scott Schaben  
PartyRepublican Republican Republican Republican Republican  
Website [Website] [Website] [Website] [Website]  
Predict Avg.20.00% 23.00% 7.00% 6.00% 2.00%  
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MATCHUP POLLS (6 from 5 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg16.68%-- 8.50%-- 6.20%-- 3.50%-- 2.54%--  
Public Policy Polling (D) 
02/20/14-02/23/14
20.00% -- 13.00% -- 11.00% -- 8.00% -- 3.00% --
Hill Research Consultants (R) 
02/12/14-02/13/14
22.00% -- 11.00% -- 8.00% -- 6.00% -- 0.00% --
the polling company™ (R) 
11/22/13-11/23/13
5.00% -- 8.00% -- 7.00% -- 8.00% -- 1.00% --
Public Policy Polling (D) 
02/01/13-02/03/13
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Wenzel Strategies (R) 
02/01/13-02/02/13
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Harper Polling 
01/29/13-01/29/13
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
R Shawn Hamerlinck
R Mitt Romney [L]
R David A. Oman [L]
R Dean C. Fisher [L]
 

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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Feb 15, 2014 05:00am News Vander Plaats won't seek Iowa Senate seat  Article RBH 
Jul 11, 2013 12:00pm Announcement Republican Joni Ernst joins U.S. Senate race  Article Crimson 
May 07, 2013 11:50am Announcement GOP’s Matt Whitaker says he’s running for U.S. Senate [IA]  Article COSDem 
May 06, 2013 11:00am News Reynolds confirms she’s urged state Sen. Joni Ernst to run for Harkin’s U.S. Senate seat  Article COSDem 
May 03, 2013 08:05pm Announcement Steve King won't run for Senate  Article COSDem 
May 03, 2013 07:00pm Speculative Will Red Oak’s Joni Ernst be Iowa's next U.S. Senator?  Article COSDem 

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