Fred Hubbell

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Fred Hubbell
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Personal details
Born (1951-04-25) April 25, 1951 (age 71)
Des Moines, Iowa, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Charlotte Hubbell
EducationUniversity of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (BA)
University of Iowa (JD)
WebsiteCampaign website

Fred Hubbell (born April 25, 1951) is an American politician and businessman. He was the Democratic nominee for Governor of Iowa in the 2018 Governors' election.[1]

Before running for office, Hubbell was the chairman of the Younkers department stores in the 1980s. He was also President of Equitable of Iowa.

On July 17, 2017, Hubbell declared his candidacy for the Governor of Iowa.[2] On November 14, 2017, the Iowa Starting Line released a poll showing Fred Hubbell leading the Democratic primary.[3]

Hubbell got 55% of the vote in the Democratic primary to become the party's nominee for Governor of Iowa.[4] However, he lost the general election to Kim Reynolds.

Fred Hubbell was born in Des Moines, Iowa.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Hubbell Wins Iowa Democratic Primary". NBC News. Retrieved July 5, 2018.
  2. "Fred Hubbell is Officially Running for Governor". Des Moines Register. Retrieved July 5, 2018.
  3. "Fred Hubbell out to an Early Lead". The Iowa Starting Line. Retrieved July 5, 2018.
  4. Iowa Primary Election Results (Report). New York Times. Retrieved July 5, 2018.