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This profile of Iowa's 02nd Congressional District is part of the RaceTracker project.
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Incumbent Dave Loebsack Incumbent running? Yes Primary challenge? No primary challenge for incumbent. Cook Political Report Partisan Voting Index D+4 Cook Political Report Race Classification Likely Democratic
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Name Party Status Reference URL Reference date Reference note Dave Loebsack Democratic Confirmed candidate FEC Source July 14, 2011 Mariannette Miller-Meeks Republican Out of race IA SOS Source July 14, 2012 2008 & 2010 Candidate
Did Not File
John Archer Republican Confirmed candidate Media Story Source July 14, 2011 Richard Kent Gate Republican Out of race IA SOS Source April 6, 2012 Did Not File Dan Dolan Republican Out - lost primary IA SOS Source July 1, 2012 Bob Huppenbauer III Republican Out of race IA SOS Source April 6, 2012 Did Not File Joe Seng Democratic Out - lost primary IA SOS Source July 1, 2012 State Senator
Results [ ]
2012 primary winners 2012 general election winner Dave Loebsack, John Archer TBD
Name Party Status Reference URL Reference date Reference note Mariannette Miller-Meeks Republican Confirmed candidate Campaign Website Source December 24, 2009 2008 Candidate Steve Rathje Republican Out Campaign Website Source June 18, 2010 Lost Primary Chistopher Reed Republican Out Campaign Website Source June 14, 2010 Lost Primary Rod Gettemy Republican Out IA SOS Source June 15, 2010 Lost Primary
2010 primary election winners 2010 general election winner Dave Loebsack, Mariannette Miller-Meeks Dave Loebsack
2008 election[Incumbent: ]Dave Loebsack
Name Party Status Reference URL Reference date Reference note Dave Loebsack (source needed) March 22, 2009 Mariannette Miller-Meeks (source needed) March 22, 2009
2008 primary election winners 2008 general election winner Dave Loebsack, Mariannette Miller-Meeks Dave Loebsack
2008 Presidential election results
Republican Democratic 2000 43% George W. Bush 53% Al Gore 2004 44% George W. Bush 55% John Kerry 2008 38% John McCain 60% Barack Obama
Articles and resources
- Index for all the Iowa congressional districts and candidates.
- The full House 2012 elections report.
- The RaceTracker homepage.
Elections.DailyKos posts tagged "IA-02" (link)Campaign contribution methodology: Information is updated daily from the Center for Responsive Politics (OpenSecrets.org), which downloads their data from the Federal Election Commission on the first weekday of each work week. Candidates must have filed a report with the FEC to show up in the widget and inactive candidates are screened out by CRP.