Only half of the current Iowa GOP State Central Committee will return with four losing re-election at Iowa Republican district conventions, and four members deciding not to run again. The Third District also passed a resolution calling for a vote on the fetal heartbeat abortion ban in the Iowa House.
Iowa GOP State Central Committee member Andy Cable said that unlike the nominating committee, State Central Committee members are known and accountable.
The Iowa GOP State Central Committee voted 9 to 8 in favor of a proposal that their membership replaces the nominating committee for RNC at-large delegates.
A video taken by Jacob Hall showed voters during the Iowa Caucuses on Monday night come in at 6:20p, vote and then leave which violates established rules.
Iowa GOP State Central Committee passed a resolution calling for the defunding of Planned Parenthood by a nearly unanimous vote.
An ethics complaint was registered against Brad Anderson, Democrat for Secretary of State candidate, citing his failure to comply with Iowa election law.
Des Moines, IA – The Republican Party of Iowa State Central Committee changed leadership ousting former chair Danny Carroll in a 14-2 vote of no confidence that required a 2/3 majority vote. National Committeewoman Tamara Scott and Bill Gustoff were the only “no” votes. Sherill Whisenand and Gabe Haugland were not present at the meeting. […]
Last week after the Republican Party of Iowa State Convention the new State Central Committee met. The agenda was originally to vote on a secretary and treasurer, but at the end of the meeting I’m told that the Republican Party of Iowa Chair Danny Carroll addressed the elephant in the room so to speak. In […]
I just wanted to give a brief recap the Republican Party of Iowa State Convention. I also live tweeted it today so you can scroll through my Twitter feed at @shanevanderhart. As far as a state convention go this was rather uneventful, no drama, no big fights. No drastic changes made to the proposed party […]
It didn’t take a rocket scientist to predict that we would see significant change to the Republican Party of Iowa State Central Committee after the District Conventions met. Governor Terry Branstad’s efforts to remake the state party leadership were successful. Not a single member representing the liberty faction of the party remains on the committee. […]
The Iowa Caucus Review Committee is proposing a new five-part section of the Republican Party of Iowa Bylaws that would outline certain procedures and responsibilities for conducting Iowa’s first-in-the- nation presidential caucuses. The committee also asks that an additional five recommendations be adopted by the Republican Party of Iowa State Central Committee, used for planning […]
By Megan Stuhr Saturday was the 2012 Iowa GOP State Convention. It also was the Democratic State Convention but judging by the crowd there, no one got the memo. On the GOP agenda was electing the National Committeeman and Committeewoman, election of At-Large National Convention Delegates, Alternative Delegates and Presidential Electors, a proposed amendment to […]