Can a candidate be the nominee of more than one party?
Some states allow candidates to appear on the ballot as the nominee of more than one party, a practice called "fusion." However, Iowa law does not allow fusion. A candidate can only be on one party's primary ballot, and anyone who won the nomination of a second party as a write-in would have to choose which nomination to accept. For more information, please call the Auditor’s Office at 563-245-1106.

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1. What are the political parties in Iowa?
2. Can a third party candidate run for office in Iowa?
3. Can a candidate be the nominee of more than one party?
4. Do political organizations have primaries?
5. How can I find out about the candidates? Can I get information from your office?
6. How do I contact the political parties in Clayton County?