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Complete List of State and Federal Candidate Filings
Paul D. Pate
Secretary of State
State Capitol
Des Moines, IA 50319
Iowa Secretary of State Seal WEBSITE: sos.iowa.gov
E-MAIL: sos@sos.iowa.gov
OFFICE OF THE IOWA SECRETARY OF STATE
MEDIA CONTACT:
Kevin Hall
Communications Director
Kevin.Hall@sos.iowa.gov
(515) 725-2942
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
March 18, 2016

Complete List of State and Federal Candidate Filings


DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate announces the filing period for state and federal candidates has come to a close. A total of 249 candidates submitted their nominating petitions to the Secretary of State's Office.

"I applaud all the candidates who have taken the bold step to enter the political arena," Secretary Pate said. "Putting yourself out there to be vetted by your fellow citizens requires courage. Running for office is all about public service and I hope all Iowans will participate in the process to choose the best representatives possible."

The full list of candidates whose petitions have been received and accepted is available on the Secretary of State's website at this link: https://sos.iowa.gov/elections/pdf/candidates/primarycandidatelist.pdf.

Total State and Federal Candidate Filings By Year
2016-249
2014-253
2012-280
2010-283
2008-266
2006-243

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