Mike Naig wins the Republican primary for Iowa Secretary of Agriculture, but the nomination will likely have to be decided in a special nominating convention. See results from all contested Iowa Republican primary races.
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.
State Senator David Johnson (I-Ocheydan) announced on Thursday that he will not seek re-election to a fifth term. Johnson, who represents Iowa Senate District 1, left the Republican Party after President Donald Trump secured the Republican nomination.
The Adams County, Greene County, Jones County, and Palo Alto County Republican Central Committees in Iowa donated to state-level candidates who have contested primaries.
For this bonus episode of the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, Brad Price, a Republican candidate in Iowa Senate District 1, wanted to clear the air with our host Shane Vander Hart about his position on life.
Republicans in Iowa Senate District 1 will have to make a choice between three candidates (Zach Whiting, Brad Price, and Jesse Wolfe) on June 5th to determine who will challenge State Senator David Johnson (I-Ocheydan).
On this episode of The Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, our host Shane Vander Hart talked with the third and final Republican candidate running in the contested Iowa Senate District 1 Republican Primary, Jesse Wolfe.
Former State Representative Annette Sweeney (R-Alden) defeated Tracey Freese, a Democrat small businesswoman from Dike in Iowa Senate District 25’s special election 55.8 percent o 44.2 percent.
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.
Twenty-one Iowa Legislators have decided not to run for reelection in 2018. The Iowa House will have 16 members retire after this session. Twelve Republicans and four Democrats will leave the House. The Iowa Senate Republicans will have two retirements and Democrats will see three.
Carrie Koelker officially announced her candidacy for Iowa Senate District 29 to challenge incumbent State Senator Tod Bowman (D-Makoqueta) in November 2018.
Shannon Latham announced she was running in Iowa Senate District 27 a seat currently held by State Senator Amanda Ragan (D-Mason City).
Republican challenger Chris Cournoyer announced she was running in Iowa Senate District 49 a seat currently held by State Senator Rita Hart (D-Wheatland).