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.
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.
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.
AFSME Council 61 and other labor unions have endorsed one of the most unqualified candidates in the Iowa Gubernatorial race – Nate Boulton.
Shane Vander Hart explores four unanswered questions about the 2018 Iowa Gubernatorial Race with the primary question being what will Terry Branstad do?
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.
Iowa Democrats voted Dr. Andrea McGuire as Chair. Here are some fun facts you may not know such as she hosted Planned Parenthood fundraisers in her home.
The Iowa Secretary of State’s office reports as of October 21st Democrats now only lead Republicans among ballots received by 170 ballots.
Iowa Republicans have significantly closed the early voting gap they have with the Iowa Democratic Party only trailing by less than 9000 ballots received.
Iowa Democratic Party (IDP) Chair Scott Brennan today announced new proposals to expand participation in the Iowa Democratic Precinct Caucuses. IDP begun a process earlier this year to examine the caucus process. The party wanted to see what could be done to give more people access to the caucus process. Precinct caucuses being held a […]
(Des Moines, IA) Republican Party of Iowa chairman Jeff Kaufmann and a legal expert criticized a plan by Brad Anderson, a longtime Democratic operative running for Secretary of State, for suggesting that the Iowa Secretary of State’s Office should use its resources and staff time to muddle into the Iowa caucuses. “Iowans of all political […]
Most reasonable people would see the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby ruling on the Obama administration’s birth control mandate as protecting basic religious freedom. A family-owned company or “closely-held” company shouldn’t be mandated by their government to violate their religious conscience by having to pay for an insurance plan that covers abortifacients or birth control in […]
(Sioux City, IA) In response to the Democrat Party’s attack on Sam Clovis’s strong stand for religious freedom, Sam issues the following statement: “Being a U.S. Senator means that my positions will always uphold the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution,” claimed Sam Clovis, candidate for the U.S Senate. “The Democrats don’t like it when […]
(Des Moines, IA) Newspaper Publisher and former Des Moines School Board member Jonathan Narcisse announced before Christmas that he is forming an exploratory committee to consider another run for Governor. He ran in 2010 as a candidate for the Iowa Party coming in a distant 3rd with 1.28% of the vote with 20,747 Iowans casting […]
Republican Party of Iowa in a joint effort with Iowa Democratic Party sets time for 7:00pm on January 21, 2014.
Republican U.S. Senate candidate Joni Ernst responds to the Iowa Democratic Party’s derogatory comments toward her exercising her 2nd Amendment rights.