United States Senate election in Iowa, 2004

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United States Senate election in Iowa, 2004
Iowa
1998 ←
November 2, 2004
→ 2010

  Sen Chuck Grassley official.jpg Arthur Small-2010-08-14.jpeg
Nominee Chuck Grassley Arthur Small, Jr.
Party Republican Democratic
Popular vote 1,038,175 412,365
Percentage 70.18% 27.88%

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County Results

Senator before election

Chuck Grassley
Republican

Elected Senator

Chuck Grassley
Republican

The 2004 United States Senate election in Iowa was held on November 2, 2004. Incumbent Republican United States Senator Chuck Grassley ran for re-election to a fifth term in the United States Senate. Grassley and former State Senator Arthur Small, Jr. won the Republican and Democratic primaries, respectively, unopposed, and faced each other in the general election. Though this election coincided with the highly competitive presidential election, Grassley was in little danger of losing his seat and defeated Small handily.

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Results[edit]

Democratic primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Arthur Small, Jr. 52,318 99.25%
Democratic Write-ins 398 0.75%
Totals 52,716 100.00%

Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Results[edit]

Republican primary results[1]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Chuck Grassley (inc.) 78,819 99.72%
Republican Write-ins 218 0.28%
Totals 79,037 100.00%

General election[edit]

Results[edit]

United States Senate election in Iowa, 2004[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Chuck Grassley (inc.) 1,038,175 70.18% +1.77%
Democratic Arthur Small, Jr. 412,365 27.88% -2.62%
Libertarian Christy Ann Welty 15,218 1.03%
Green Daryl A. Northrop 11,121 0.75%
Socialist Workers Edwin Fruit 1,874 0.13% -0.14%
Write-ins 475 0.03%
Majority 625,810 42.31% +4.39%
Turnout 1,479,228
Republican hold Swing

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