Final tallies on 2010 Iowa Primary

The statewide canvas is complete; the results were certified yesterday. Below you will see the final vote counts on Republican and Democratic Primary races for governor and in the congressional districts.  (You will also notice the recalibration of percentages in the GOP gubernatorial primary.) 

A total of 302,950 voters cast ballots in the Primary Elections.  Republican Primary turnout was 229,732 and Democratic Primary turnout was 73,218.

Republican Gubernatorial Primary:

Terry Branstad       114,450 votes  49.8 percent

Bob Vander Plaats  93,058 votes  40.5 percent

Rod Roberts               19,896 votes    8.7 percent

Democratic Primary for U.S. Senate:

Roxanne Conlin  52,715 votes —  72 percent

Bob Krause              8,728 votes — 11.9 percent

Tom Fiegen             6,357 votes —   8.7 percent

Republican Primary in First Congressional District

Benjamin Lange   14,048 votes — 40.9 percent

Will Johnson            6,067 votes — 17.6 percent

James Budde            3,347 votes —   9.7 percent

Mike LaCoste            3,076 votes —   8.9 percent

Republican Primary in Second Congressional District

Mariannette Miller-Meeks 18,830 votes  — 47 percent

Steven Rathje                            8,155 votes —   20.4 percent

Christopher Reed                    5,365 votes —   13.4 percent

Rob Gettemy                             4,749 votes —   11.9 percent

Republican Primary in Third Congressional District

Brad Zaun                 19,469 votes —  38.7 percent

Jim Gibbons            13,022 votes —  25.9 percent

Dave Funk                   9,989 votes —  19.9 percent

Mark Rees                    1,989 votes —    3.9 percent

Pat Bertroche                 690 votes —   1.4 percent

Jason Lee Welch            572 votes —   1.1 percent

Scott Batcher                   464 votes —   0.9 percent

Democratic Primary in Fifth Congressional District

Matthew Campbell        7,119 votes — 62.3 percent

Mike Denklau                   2,261 votes — 19.8 percent

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O. Kay Henderson is the news director of Radio Iowa.

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