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

CURRENT STATUS: Complete

Race Status

RESULT: Abby Finkenauer (Dem)


Strong Dem
INCUMBENT PARTY: Rep last updated: 10-15-2018
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)


Pundit Opinions

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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
Demographic District State Nation
Gender 50% Female 49.7% Male
50.3% Female
51% Female
Race/Ethnicity 89% 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 Home 5.5% 7.4% 21.1%
High School Grad Rate 92.3% 91.7% 87.5%
College Grad Rate 25.6% 26.8% 31.3%
Per Capita Income $28,738 $28,628 $31,128
Median Age 38.9 38.1 37.9
Population 771,888 3134693 325.7 mil
Square Miles 12,048.80 55856.5 3,796,742
Population per SqMi 164.10 156.1 185.8
People per Household 2.4 2.4 2.7
Foreign Born 3.3% 4.8% 13.5%
Veteran 8.5% 8.2% 7.4%
Geographic Mobility 15.0% 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
Year Clinton Trump Margin
2016 45.2 48.7 -3.5
Year Obama Romney Margin
2012 56.2 42.5 +13.7
Year Obama McCain Margin
2008 58.5 40.4 +18.1

House Voting Percentages
Year DEM REP Margin
2016 46.1 53.7 -7.6
2014 48.8 51.1 -2.3
2012 57.8 42.2 +15.6

Show National Voting Statistics

National Presidential Voting Percentages
Year Clinton Trump Margin
2016 48.4 46.3 +2.1
Year Obama Romney Margin
2012 51.1 47.3 +3.8
Year Obama McCain Margin
2008 53 45.7 +7.3

National House Voting Percentages
Year DEM REP Margin
2016 48 49.1 -1.1
2014 45.7 51.4 -5.7
2012 50.6 49.4 +1.2
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