Iowa Democrats cut into Iowa Republicans voter registration advantage by over 45 percent in June almost erasing it in Iowa’s 3rd Congressional District.
The Libertarian Party of Iowa re-convened their state convention to nominate candidates for vacancies on the general election ballot in two Congressional and five state-wide races.
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.
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.
Iowans are seeing a 28.79 percent average health insurance premium rate increase in 2017, higher than the national average, thanks to Obamacare.
Democrat candidates Congressman Dave Loebsack, Monica Vernon, Jim Mowrer, Kim Weaver, and Patty Judge spoke at Progress Iowa’s annual Corn Feed.
Evan McMullin, Gary Johnson and Darrell Castle along with five additional 3rd Party candidates will join Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton on Iowa’s ballot.
Congressman Steve King (R-Iowa) said that he is voting for Donald Trump, but should Hillary Clinton win she is someone he has been able to work with.
This week on Caffeinated Thoughts Radio Brian Myers and Shane Vander Hart discuss the Iowa Primary results and a possible mutiny at the GOP Convention.
Read the final results of the Republican U.S. Senate, Congressional District, Iowa House and Iowa Senate races in the 2016 Iowa Primary.
Shane Vander Hart offers his endorsements of Chuck Grassley, Rod Blum, David Young, Steve King, and for Iowa House and Senate GOP Primary races.
Shane Vander Hart and Ron Carlson talk to Joe Grandanette who is running in Iowa’s 3rd Congressional District this week on Caffeinated Thoughts Radio.
Shane Vander Hart: State Senator Rick Bertrand (R-Sioux City) is running in Iowa’s 4th Congressional District, but has a reputation for being a no-show.
Congressman Steve King (R-Iowa) announced the endorsement of State Senators Bill Anderson, Dennis Guth, Mark Segebart, and Jason Schultz.