2012 Iowa House Race for District 1 - Candidates, Debates and Primary Results

This page displays the information for the Iowa house race in district 1. This includes candidates, dates, and political views. The tables below show the candidates for the general election with an option to compare those candidates after the primary. This is followed by the primary candidates and the number of political views we have for each representative. Selecting one of these representatives takes you to the profile for this candidate and a full list of their political positions, speeches, and controversies.

2012 Iowa House Race for District 1 - General Election Candidates

General Election Candidates and Results
Iowa house election - class or district 1
PercVotesPartyCandidate
56.9%220795DBruce Braley
41.7%161864RBen Lange
1.2%4739IGreg Hughes
0.2%932IGeorge Krail
Election Information for Iowa
Primary DateJune 05, 2012
General DateNovember 06, 2012
IncumbentBruce Braley
Incumbent StatusSeeking Re-election
Election ProjectionSolid Democrat
Presidential Election2012 Election

2012 Iowa House Race for District 1

Democrats - Primary Election
Democrat house Primary Election in Iowa - class or district 1
PercVotesCandidateViews
99%11827Bruce Braley31
1%83Write-In0
Republicans - Primary Election
Republican house Primary Election in Iowa - class or district 1
PercVotesCandidateViews
53%13152Ben Lange0
46%11508Rod Blum10
1%128Write-In0

Important Dates

DateImportant Item
December 23, 2011Last day to register to vote in the January 3, 2012 Caucus.
January 03, 2012Presidential Caucus
May 25, 2012Last day to register to vote in the June 5, 2012 primary election.
June 05, 2012Primary election date for the House.
October 26, 2012Last day to register to vote in the November 6, 2012 general election.
November 06, 2012General election date - House and President on the ballot.

House District 1 in Iowa

House District 1 in Iowa

Past Election Results

Election Results for House district 1 in Iowa in 2012
Past Election Results - Iowa District 1
Bruce Braley
50%
2010
48%
Benjamin Lange
Bruce Braley
65%
2008
35%
David Hartsuch
Bruce Braley
55%
2006
43%
Mike Whalen
Bill Gluba
43%
2004
55%
Jim Nussle
Ann Hutchinson
43%
2002
57%
Jim Nussle
Bob Simpson
36%
2000
62%
James A. Leach
Bob Rush
42%
1998
57%
James A. Leach
Bob Rush
46%
1996
53%
James A. Leach
Glen Winekauf
38%
1994
60%
James A. Leach
Jan J. Zonneveld
31%
1992
68%
James A. Leach