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Iowa Governor Race

Candidates

Nussle

Nussle (R)

Bio | Campaign Site

Chet Culver

Chet Culver (D)

Bio | Campaign Site

RealClearPolitics Snapshot
RCP Average: Culver +6.0 % |RCP Chart
RCP Ranking: Leans Democrat
Competitive House Races: IA-1 | IA-3

Polling Data

PollDateSampleNussle (R)Culver (D)Und.Spread
Final Results----44.654.0--Culver +9.4
RCP Average10/19 - 11/3--44.350.34.0Culver +6.0
Selzer & Co.10/31 - 11/3756 LV52435Culver +9
Research 200010/30 - 10/31600 LV50453Culver +5
Rasmussen10/19 - 10/19500 LV49454Culver +4

All Iowa Governor Race Polling Data

Previous Elections

Governor
2002: Vilsack 53, Gross 45
1998: Vilsack 52, Lightfoot 47

President
2004: Bush 50, Kerry 49
2000: Gore 49, Bush 48
1996: Clinton 50, Dole 40

Demographics

Occupation: Blue Collar 27.0% | White Collar 57.2% | Gray Collar 15.8%
Race: White 92.6% | Black 2.1% | Hispanic 2.8% | Asian 1.2%

Links for More Information

More Analysis: Washington Post

State Newspaper Coverage
: Des Moines Register | Sioux City Journal


State Parties: Ia GOP | Ia Dems

 

Polling Data

PollDateSampleNussle (R)Culver (D)Und.Spread
Final Results----44.654.0--Culver +9.4
RCP Average10/19 - 11/3--44.350.34.0Culver +6.0
Selzer & Co.10/31 - 11/3756 LV52435Culver +9
Research 200010/30 - 10/31600 LV50453Culver +5
Zogby Interactive*10/23 - 10/27LV 4846--Culver +2
Rasmussen10/19 - 10/19500 LV49454Culver +4
Research 200010/16 - 10/17600 LV49446Culver +5
Zogby Interactive*10/10 - 10/16543 LV48456Culver +3
Selzer & Co.10/8 - 10/11800 LV463912Culver +7
Rasmussen10/5 - 10/5500 LV44458Nussle +1
Zogby Interactive*9/19 - 9/25558 LV46468Tie
Selzer & Co.9/10 - 9/13600 LV444410Tie
Research 20009/11 - 9/12600 LV48439Culver +5
Victory Enterprises (R)9/5 - 9/6506 LV384120Nussle +3
Zogby Interactive*8/29 - 9/5n/a 434611Nussle +3
Rasmussen8/28 - 8/28500 LV424012Culver +2
Zogby Interactive*8/15 - 8/21n/a 48457Culver +3
Rasmussen7/27 - 7/27500 LV413817Culver +3
Research 20005/20 - 5/22600 LV494110Culver +8
Rasmussen4/25 - 4/25500 LV464011Culver +6
Rasmussen3/29 - 3/29500 LV403816Culver +2
Research 20003/20 - 3/22600 LV444313Culver +1
Rasmussen2/7 - 2/7500 LV414012Culver +1
Rasmussen1/9 - 1/9500 LV404013Tie
Rasmussen11/28 - 11/28500 LV413814Culver +3
Research 200011/14 - 11/16600 LV384220Nussle +4
Research 20005/2 - 5/4600 LV354124Nussle +6