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  IA Governor
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Parents > United States > Iowa > Governor
OfficeGovernor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline January 01, 2010 - 12:00am Central
Polls Open November 02, 2010 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 02, 2010 - 06:00pm Central
Term Start January 14, 2011 - 12:00pm
Term End January 16, 2015 - 12:00pm
Turnout 57.09% Registered 36.83% Total Population
ContributorJ.R.
Last ModifiedMr. Matt January 12, 2011 10:54am
Data Sources[Link]
Description
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyDemocratic Won11/07/2006
NameChet Culver Votes569,021 (54.02%)
Term01/12/2007 - 01/14/2011 Margin101,596 (+9.65%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyRepublican Won11/04/2014
NameTerry Branstad Votes666,032 (58.99%)
Term01/16/2015 - 05/24/2017 Margin245,245 (+21.72%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Jun 08, 2010 IA Governor - R Primary Terry Branstad
R 227,525
Jun 08, 2010 IA Governor - D Primary Chet Culver
D 58,827
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LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
01/01/2008 11/02/2010
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Terry Branstad 5 10 16 16
Chet Culver 1 1 3 --
Leaning Call: Terry Branstad (91.95%)
Weighted Call: Terry Branstad (99.87%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph

09/22/2009 09/23/2010

CANDIDATES
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Name Gov. Terry Branstad (I) Gov. Chet Culver Jonathan Narcisse Eric Cooper Gregory James Hughes Write-In David Rosenfeld
PartyRepublican Democratic Iowa Libertarian Independent Nonpartisan Socialist Workers
Campaign Logo
Certified Votes592,494 (52.81%) 484,798 (43.21%) 20,859 (1.86%) 14,398 (1.28%) 3,884 (0.35%) 2,823 (0.25%) 2,757 (0.25%)
Margin0 (0.00%) -107,696 (-9.60%) -571,635 (-50.95%) -578,096 (-51.52%) -588,610 (-52.46%) -589,671 (-52.55%) -589,737 (-52.56%)
Predict Avg.58.75% 39.20% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $--
Website [Website] [Website] [Website]
Entry Date 00/00/2010 00/00/2010 02/27/2010 05/01/2010 00/00/2010 -- 00/00/2010
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MATCHUP POLLS (14 from 5 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg53.03%-- 34.19%-- 1.60%-- 0.09%-- -2.99%-- 0.00%-- 0.16%--
Rasmussen Reports 
09/23/10-09/23/10
55.00% 3.0 37.00% 1.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Selzer & Co. 
09/19/10-09/22/10
52.00% -- 33.00% -- 3.00% -- 2.00% -- 1.00% -- 0.00% -- 1.00% --
Rasmussen Reports 
08/05/10-08/05/10
52.00% 5.0 36.00% 5.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Rasmussen Reports 
06/14/10-06/14/10
57.00% 4.0 31.00% 7.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Research 2000 
05/31/10-06/02/10
51.00% 3.0 42.00% 1.0 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
Public Policy Polling 
05/25/10-05/27/10
52.00% -- 37.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
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EVENTS
Start Date End Date Type Title Contributor

VIDEO ADVERTISEMENTS
Start Date Candidate Category Ad Tone Lng Title Run Time Contributor
06/23/2010 Chet Culver TVAd Attack eng Eight Pay Raises  00:00:31 COSDem 

INFORMATION LINKS

NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Oct 24, 2010 06:00pm Endorsement Culver: A stronger vision for the future   Article COSDem 
Oct 15, 2010 08:00pm General Political Expert: Don't Count Culver Out Yet  Article COSDem 
Aug 06, 2010 12:40pm Announcement No indy bid for Vander Plaats  Article Jason 
Aug 06, 2010 12:30pm News Vander Plaats declines to endorse Branstad in Iowa  Article ev 
Jul 10, 2010 01:00pm General Branstad: If GOP takes Iowa House, there will be a gay marriage vote  Article COSDem 
Jul 08, 2010 06:25pm General Wes Clark unsure if he'll endorse Culver   Article COSDem 

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