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Candidate filing period concludes, final list to be posted Monday
Paul D. Pate
Secretary of State
State Capitol
Des Moines, IA 50319
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Kevin Hall
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March 16, 2018

Candidate filing period concludes, final list to be posted Monday

DES MOINES – The candidate filing period for state and federal offices in the June 5, 2018 primary election concluded at 5 p.m. on Friday, March 16. An updated list of candidates whose papers have been received and accepted is available on Iowa Secretary of State's website, or by clicking here.

Three candidates whose paperwork was submitted on Friday has not been processed yet. Iowa Third District congressional candidate Theresa Greenfield, Democrat, withdrew her initial petition signatures and submitted new ones just before the filing deadline. First District congressional candidate Courtney Rowe, Democrat, submitted her papers Friday afternoon and they are still in the review process. Republican gubernatorial candidate Ron Corbett submitted his papers about an hour before the deadline on Friday afternoon. The Secretary of State's staff will review the paperwork of all three candidates on Monday to determine if they will be accepted.

No candidate has qualified for the ballot at this point. The deadline to file an official challenge to any candidate's nomination papers is next Friday, March 23, at 5 p.m.

Pictures of candidates are available on the Secretary of State's Facebook page,