john-kasich-ohioOhio Governor John Kasich is headed to Iowa for his first trip as a prospective Presidential candidate.

On Monday his organization, New Day for America, announced he would travel to Iowa toward the end of June.  Kasich is scheduled to speak at the Greater Des Moines Partnership at noon on Wednesday, June 24, 2015.  New Day for America said that he will add events to be announced later on.  Greater Des Moines Partnership currently does not have the event on their calendar.

Kasich, a second-term Republican governor and former congressman, has traveled the country in particular has spent time in New Hampshire and South Carolina.  Kasich polled at 2% of likely Iowa Republican caucus-goers in a Des Moines Register poll released over the weekend.  Kasich has also been an avid supporter of Common Core which is a toxic position with Iowa’s grassroots conservatives.  Kasich has also proposed to raise various taxes, a move that has been criticized by Ohio Republicans.

A trip to Iowa could signal that Kasich may officially enter the 2016 presidential race.

Get CT In Your Inbox!

Don't miss a single update.

You May Also Like

The Long Knives Come Out Against Ted Cruz

Now that U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) is the frontrunner in Iowa it’s expected that he will be the target of negative ads, attacks, and opposition research.

Mitt Romney on the Auto Bailout

I have to give Rick Perry’s campaign props for their opposition research. …

I’m Looking Past Rhetoric When Making My Decision

Minnesota Congresswoman Michele Bachmann In an email sent out yesterday to supporters…

Ernst Announces Re-Election Bid Blasting the Left’s Agenda

U.S. Senator Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, officially kicked off her 2020 re-election campaign at her 5th annual Roast and Ride.