Media Advisory: Filing Period for State and Federal Candidates Concludes; Updated Iowa Candidate List

OFFICE OF THE IOWA SECRETARY OF STATE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Kevin Hall
Communications Director
(515) 725-2942

MEDIA ADVISORY: Filing period for state and federal candidates concludes; Updated candidate list

DES MOINES – The filing period for state and federal candidates to qualify for the November 2016 general election ballot in Iowa concluded at 5
p.m. on Friday, August 19.

The list of candidates whose paperwork was submitted and received by the Iowa Secretary of State’s Office can be accessed at this link: https://sos.iowa.gov/elections/pdf/2016/general/generalcandidatelist2016.pdf

There are 10 candidates who filed for President and five candidates that filed for the U.S. Senate race.

The deadline to file written objections to nomination papers with the Iowa Secretary of State is next Friday, August 26 at 5 p.m.

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Kevin Hall
Communications Director
Office of Iowa Secretary of State Paul D. Pate
(515) 725-2942
Kevin.Hall@sos.iowa.gov
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