Democrats Outnumber Republicans in Iowa 3rd Congressional District

Democrats outnumber Republicans in Iowa’s 3rd Congressional District for the first time since redistricting in 2012 with 475 more voters than the GOP.

Compared to Iowa Democrats, the DNC is Mainstream on Israel

Shane Vander Hart: The Democratic Party’s 2016 Platform statement on Israel is fairly mainstream, the Iowa Democratic Party’s position not so much.

Does Fred Hubbell Support Iowa Democratic Party’s Platform on Israel?

Governor Kim Reynolds supports Iowa’s anti-BDS (boycott, divestment and sanctions) of Israel law, does Fred Hubbell? Or does he support the IDP platform?

Iowa Ethics Board Reprimands Jim Mowrer for Illegal PAC Donation

The Iowa Ethics and Campaign Disclosure Board reprimanded Jim Mowrer for illegally maintaining a PAC and donating $1500 to his Secretary of State Campaign.

Iowa Democrats Cut the Voter Registration Deficit

Iowa Democrats cut into Iowa Republicans voter registration advantage by over 45 percent in June almost erasing it in Iowa’s 3rd Congressional District.

Hubbell, Finkenauer, Axne, Scholten Win in Iowa Democrat 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.

Iowa Republicans Out Raise Iowa Democrats with 1000 Fewer Donors

PAC, candidate, and political party financial disclosures were due on May 19th, and so far in 2018, the Republican Party of Iowa has raised three times the amount of money raised by the Iowa Democratic Party.

Fred Hubbell Has Wide Lead in Poll of Iowa Democrat Governor’s Race

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.

As Iowa’s Primary Draws Near, GOP and Democrat Voter Registrations Dip

Since January, voter registration has dipped in Iowa. While the Republican Party of Iowa and Iowa Democratic Party numbers continue to decline statewide, but Libertarian Party of Iowa and “No Party” voters both saw increases since April.

Kim Reynolds Is Taking Sexual Harassment in State Government Seriously

Shane Vander Hart: It’s easy to play Monday morning quarterback, but I believe Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds took appropriate action against Dave Jamison and that she takes sexual harassment in state government seriously. Sexual harassment shouldn’t become a wedge issue in the gubernatorial election.

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.

Jacob Bossman Wins Special Election in Iowa House District 6

Republican Jacob Bossman defeated Democrat Rita DeJong 55.7% to 44.3% in an expected low turnout for a special election in Iowa House District 6 to replace Jim Carlin who, in December, won a special election for the Iowa Senate.

Iowa GOP and Iowa Democrats Set 2018 Iowa Caucus Dates

The Republican Party of Iowa and Iowa Democratic Party released their 2018 Caucus to Convention calendars. The 2018 Iowa Caucus will be February 5, 2018.

AFSCME Endorses Inexperienced Nate Boulton for Iowa Governor

AFSME Council 61 and other labor unions have endorsed one of the most unqualified candidates in the Iowa Gubernatorial race – Nate Boulton.

The 2018 Iowa Gubernatorial Race – Three Questions

Shane Vander Hart explores four unanswered questions about the 2018 Iowa Gubernatorial Race with the primary question being what will Terry Branstad do?

New Technology Announced for 2016 Iowa Caucuses

The 2016 Iowa caucus results will be delivered via a new, mobile-enabled, cloud-based platform that will allow for accurate, efficient and secure reporting.