Tuesday's primaries set a number of races in the area, deciding which candidates will square off in November. Here's a listing of Iowa candidates for state and federal office by race, beginning with the U.S. House. An asterisk (*) denotes incumbent candidates.
Iowa second congressional district
Dave Loebsack (D)*
John Archer (R)
Iowa Senate District 14
Amy Sinclair (R)
Dick Schrad (D)
Iowa Senate District 40
Ken Rozenboom (R)
Iowa Senate District 42
Larry Kruse (R)
Rich Taylor (D)
Iowa House District 28
Greg Heartsill (R)
Megan Suhr (D)
Iowa House District 78
Jarad Klein (R)*
Iowa House District 79
Guy Vander Linden (R)*
Chris Wilson (D)
Iowa House District 80
Larry Sheets (R)
Joseph Judge (D)
Iowa House District 81
Blake Smith (R)
Mary Gaskill (D)*
Iowa House District 82
James Johnson (R)
Curt Hanson (D)*
Iowa House District 84
Dave Heaton (R)
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