Iowa House Speaker Calls On Democrats to Stop Politicizing COVID-19

Speaker Pat Grassley called on Iowa Democrats and Better Democracy PAC to suspend fundraising using the public health emergency to attack Republicans.

Mark Smith Elected to Chair Iowa Democratic Party

The Iowa Democratic Party’s State Central Committee elected State Rep. Mark Smith, D-Marshalltown, as their new party chairman.

Iowa Democratic Party Chair Troy Price Resigns After Caucus Results Debacle

Iowa Democratic Party Chair Troy Price resigns after an app failure caused the party to delay releasing the results of the Iowa Caucus for several days.

Buttigieg, Sanders Virtually Tied in Complete Iowa Democratic Caucus Results

With 100 percent of precincts reporting, Pete Buttigieg edges out Bernie Sanders in the complete count of statewide delegates, with Sanders earning more votes.

Iowa’s Republican Elected Officials Comment on Iowa Democratic Caucus Results Delay

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds, U.S. Senator Joni Ernst, U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley, and Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate defended the Iowa Caucus after results delay.

Recap: Iowa Democratic Party’s Liberty and Justice Celebration

Shane Vander Hart recaps the Democratic presidential candidate speeches at the Iowa Democratic Party’s Liberty and Justice Celebration.

Iowa GOP Has Greater Turnout in 2018, Democrats See Larger Gains

Iowa Republican voters had better turnout in 2018 than Iowa’s Democrats, but Democrats saw the larger increase in voter participation compared to 2014.

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.