2018 House Race: Iowa District: IA-02 ( Dave Loebsack v Chris Peters )

CURRENT STATUS: Complete

Race Status

RESULT: Dave Loebsack (Dem)


Strong Dem
INCUMBENT PARTY: Dem 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 Incumbent

Incumbent
Dave Loebsack
BALLOTPEDIA Profile

WINNER: Dave Loebsack (Share of Vote: Unopposed)


Rep Candidate

Republican Candidate
Chris Peters
BALLOTPEDIA Profile

WINNER: Chris Peters (Share of Vote: Unopposed )


Pundit Opinions

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Current House Scoreboard
2018 District IA-02 Data Card
IA-02 Demographics
Demographic District State Nation
Gender 50% Female 49.7% Male
50.3% Female
51% Female
Race/Ethnicity 86% White
5% Hispanic
4% African American
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 7.6% 7.4% 21.1%
High School Grad Rate 0.9% 91.7% 87.5%
College Grad Rate 26.2% 26.8% 31.3%
Per Capita Income $27,587 $28,628 $31,128
Median Age 38.1 38.1 37.9
Population 778,329 3134693 325.7 mil
Square Miles 12,262.00 55856.5 3,796,742
Population per SqMi 163.50 156.1 185.8
People per Household 2.4 2.4 2.7
Foreign Born 4.7% 4.8% 13.5%
Veteran 8.3% 8.2% 7.4%
Geographic Mobility 14.7% 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-02 Voting History
Presidential Voting Percentages
Year Clinton Trump Margin
2016 45.0 49.1 -4.1
Year Obama Romney Margin
2012 55.8 42.7 +13.1
Year Obama McCain Margin
2008 57.1 41.6 +15.5

House Voting Percentages
Year DEM REP Margin
2016 53.7 46.2 +7.5
2014 52.5 47.4 +5.1
2012 56.7 43.3 +13.4

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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