image We’re working to see Representative Rod Roberts added to the Governor Terry Branstad ticket in order to become Iowa’s next Lt. Governor.  I received an email from Jeff Jorgensen who is heading this grassroots effort up.  He said he was able to meet with Governor Branstad for about 10 minutes yesterday in Council Bluffs, and the Governor was receptive to what he had to say.  He reminded Governor Branstad that “this year it wasn’t going to be an election where Eastern Iowa vs Western Iowa–it was going to be an election where conservative Iowans stand up against the liberal agenda.”

He also has more people on board this effort, and the Republican candidate for Attorney General, Brenna Findley while not endorsing any one particular candidate is willing to go on record to say Representative Roberts “would make a fantastic Lt. Governor.”

Below is a list of people in Iowa’s 5th District (where he has been concentrating so far) and beyond who support this campaign:

  • Dick Baber – Central Committee Member – Pottawattamie County Republican Party
  • Robert Bixby – Chairperson – Decatur County Republican Party
  • John Bloom – Chairperson – Polk County Republican Party
  • State Senator Nancy Boettger (R-Harlan)
  • Steve Cates – Chairperson – Pottawattamie County Republican Party
  • Therese Davis – Chairperson – Guthrie County Republican Party
  • State Representative Cecil Dolecheck (R- Mount Ayr)
  • Randy Erickson – Chairperson – Buena Vista County Republican Party
  • Gary Guttau – Executive Committee Member – Pottawattamie County Republican Party
  • Nick Guttau – Former Superintendent of Banking under Governor Branstad (1995-99); Chairman and CEO of Treynor State Bank
  • Judy Guttau – Board Member – Treynor State Bank / Treynor, IA
  • Mary Ann Hanusa – Republican Nominee for State Representative – House District 99 
  • Reid Houser – Former Member -  Iowa State Republican Central Planning Committee
  • State Representative Dan Huseman (R-Aurelia)
  • Timothy Jensen – Chairperson – Monona County Republican Party
  • Charlie Johnson – Executive Committee Member – Pottawattamie County Republican Party
  • Jeff Jorgensen – Central Committee Member – Pottawattamie County Republican Party 
  • Kevin Kruse – Chairperson – Union County Republican Party
  • Debbie Larson – Chairperson – Ringgold County Republican Party
  • Rachel Law – Chairperson – Ida County Republican Party
  • Mark Leeds – Chairperson – Cherokee County Republican Party
  • Larry Madison – Chairperson – Shelby County Republican Party
  • State Representative Mike May (R-Spirit Lake)
  • Gary McNutt – Central Committee Member – Mills County Republican Party
  • Sharon McNutt – Co-Chairperson – Mills County Republican Party
  • Sheila Murphy – Chairperson – Harrison County Republican Party
  • Ray Negley – Chairperson – Clark County Republican Party
  • Darin Raymond – Chairperson – Plymouth County Republican Party
  • State Representative Chuck Soderberg (R-Le Mars)
  • Hank Sorenson – Chairperson – Adams County Republican Party
  • Shane Vander Hart – Editor, CaffeinatedThoughts.com, Central Committee Member – Polk County Republican Party
  • Craig Williams – Chairperson – Carroll County Republican Party; Member – State Central Committee
  • State Representative Gary Worthan (R-Storm Lake)
  • Karen York – Chairperson – Page County Republican Party

You can get involved as well.  Pass the word!  Sign our petition!

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