Recap: Four-Way Republican Primary in Iowa House District 84
State Representative David Heaton (R-Mount Pleasant) announced his retirement from the Iowa House after serving since 1995 resulting in a four-way Republican primary between Trevor Lynn, Martin Amos, Sheila Matheney, and Joe Mitchell in Iowa House District 84.
Episode 49: Sheila Matheney in Iowa House District 84
On this episode of the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, our host Shane Vander Hart speaks with Sheila Matheney, one of four Republican candidates that will be on the ballot in Iowa House District 84 for the primary on June 5th.
Right to Keep and Bear Arms Amendment Passes Iowa House
The Iowa House passed HJR 2009, a “right to keep and bear arms” amendment that would amend the Iowa Constitution to add language affirming the 2nd Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, by a 54 to 42 vote.
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.
Five Reasons Iowa Democrats Hope for a Blue Wave in 2018
Iowa Democrats hope for a historic blue wave in 2018 due to President Trump’s unpopularity, a competitive gubernatorial race, a good turnout for the mid-term Iowa Caucuses, the potential to flip Iowa’s 1st Congressional District, and the number of Republican state legislators retiring.