2018 House Race: Iowa District: IA-01 ( Abby Finkenauer v Rod Blum )

CURRENT STATUS: Pending General Election

Race Status

Lean Dem
INCUMBENT PARTY: Rep last updated: 09-10-2018
Key Dates
Filing Deadline: 03/16/2018
Primaries: 06/05/2018
General Election: 11/06/2018

Race Status History
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Democratic Candidate

Dem Candidate

Abby Finkenauer
BALLOTPEDIA Profile

WINNER: Abby Finkenauer (Share of Vote: 67.0% )
REGISTERED CANDIDATES
Thomas Heckroth (Share of Vote: 19.2% )
George Ramsey (Share of Vote: 6.3% )
Courtney Rowe (Share of Vote: 7.5% )


Incumbent

Rep Incumbent

Republican Candidate
WINNER: Rod Blum (Share of Vote: Unopposed)


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Current House Scoreboard
Bottom Line

State Representative Abby Finkenauer’s first general election ad promised a focus on “good-paying jobs” and lower health care costs. Incumbent Republican Rep. Rod Blum is seeking his third term in an environment far more challenging than either of his earlier election cycles.

 

2018 District IA-01 Data Card
IA-01 Demographics
DemographicDistrictStateNation
Gender50% Female49.7% Male
50.3% Female
51% Female
Race/Ethnicity89% White
4% African American
4% Hispanic
86.2% White/Caucasian
5.2% White/Hispanic
3.7% Black/African American
61% White
18% Hispanic
12% Black
5% Asian
2% Two or More
1% Native
Language Other than Eng at Home5.5%7.4%21.1%
High School Grad Rate92.3%91.7%87.5%
College Grad Rate25.6%26.8%31.3%
Per Capita Income$28,738$28,628$31,128
Median Age38.938.137.9
Population771,8883134693325.7 mil
Square Miles12,048.8055856.53,796,742
Population per SqMi164.10156.1185.8
People per Household2.42.42.7
Foreign Born3.3%4.8%13.5%
Veteran8.5%8.2%7.4%
Geographic Mobility15.0%15.7%14.6%
Note: All area related stats do NOT include bodies of water.

Data Credits
District/State/National: www.censusreporter.org
State: www.census.gov
State/Miscellaneous: BALLOTPEDIA State Profile
IA-01 Voting History
Presidential Voting Percentages
YearClintonTrumpMargin
201645.248.7-3.5
YearObamaRomneyMargin
201256.242.5+13.7
YearObamaMcCainMargin
200858.540.4+18.1

House Voting Percentages
YearDEMREPMargin
201646.153.7-7.6
201448.851.1-2.3
201257.842.2+15.6

Show National Voting Statistics

National Presidential Voting Percentages
YearClintonTrumpMargin
201648.446.3+2.1
YearObamaRomneyMargin
201251.147.3+3.8
YearObamaMcCainMargin
20085345.7+7.3

National House Voting Percentages
YearDEMREPMargin
20164849.1-1.1
201445.751.4-5.7
201250.649.4+1.2