I am live-blogging today’s Iowa GOP State Convention today at the Jacobsen Center on the Iowa State Fairgrounds. Follow along!
Last Thursday, Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds’ campaign launched its third television spot of the campaign titled, “This Is For.”
At a special nominating convention on Saturday, June 9th the Libertarian Party of Iowa selected Lynne Gentry as their nominee for Lieutenant Governor.
Jake Porter, a business consultant from Council Bluffs, defeated Marco Battaglia, a businessman from Des Moines in the Libertarian Party of Iowa’s first gubernatorial primary.
Iowa Democrats saw record turnout for their primary that saw hotly contested races for Governor, Secretary of State, and in Iowa’s 1st, 3rd, and 4th Congressional Districts.
After the Supreme Court ruling in Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission favoring religious liberty, Iowa Democrat Gubernatorial Primary frontrunner Fred Hubbell said of legislation to protect religious liberty, “I’m not going to allow that kind of law to get passed in our state.”
Fred Hubbell picked up a key endorsement in his quest to become the Democratic nominee to challenge Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds this fall. Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller, one of only two Democrat statewide elected officials endorsed the businessman from Des Moines.
After being accused by three women of inappropriate sexual conduct, State Senator Nate Boulton (D-Des Moines) has suspended his gubernatorial campaign just days before Iowa’s Primary election on June 5th.
Iowa Firearms Coalition shared a video segment of the debate that Iowa Press hosted for candidates running for the Democratic nomination for Iowa Governor last week. What the candidates believe about gun control is eye opening.
On Wednesday, Governor Kim Reynolds’ campaign released their second TV ad for the 2018 Iowa Gubernatorial Race entitled “Longer.” The 30-second ad focuses on Reynolds’ balance of work, family, and getting her college degree from Iowa State while serving as Iowa’s Lt. Governor.
A poll of 2,315 likely Iowa Democratic primary voters conducted this month shows that Des Moines businessman Fred Hubbell has a widening lead among in the six-way race for the Democratic nomination in Iowa’s gubernatorial race.
Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds’ campaign released its first TV ad of the 2018 Iowa Governor’s race entitled “Driveway” that highlights her efforts to bring tax reform in order to help create jobs.
Iowa District Court Judge David May ruled against Cedar Rapids Mayor Ron Corbett’s challenge of the State Objection Panel’s decision to remove his name from the Iowa Republican Gubernatorial Primary ballot on June 5th. Corbett’s challenge was heard on Tuesday in Polk County.
Cedar Rapids Mayor Ron Corbett appealed to a judge at his hearing on Tuesday in Polk County requesting that he be placed back on the Iowa Republican June 5th Gubernatorial Primary ballot.
Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds will now have an uncontested primary in June. The challenge to Cedar Rapids Mayor Ron Corbett’s nomination petitions was upheld by the State Objection Panel by a 2 to 1 vote.
The Libertarian Party of Iowa only had 13 candidates qualify for the ballot in their first primary on June 5th, and will only have one contested primary as Jake Porter and Marco Battaglia compete for the party’s nomination for Governor.