After hours of debate the Iowa House of Representatives passed HF 516, the Election Integrity and Modernization Act, by a vote of 59 to 40.
Last week Shane Vander Hart and Brian Myers were joined by Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate and Faith McDonnell of the Institute of Religion & Democracy.
Paul Pate: There have been a lot of distortions & misunderstandings about my Election Integrity bill. My job is to make it easy to vote, but hard to cheat.
State Representative Jim Lykam’s win in the Iowa Senate District 45 special election requires a special election to fill his seat in Iowa House District 89 on January 31, 2017.
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.
Paul Pate: Our elected representatives, not judges, should determine what constitutes an “infamous crime” that constitutionally bars offenders from voting.
Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate and Mark Lowe of the Iowa Department of Transportation unveiled Iowa’s new online voter registration system.
Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate encouraged 66 newly sworn-in U.S. citizens to participate in Iowa’s electoral process, including the Iowa Caucus.
Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate joins business owners across the state in recognizing National Small Business Week (May 4-8) as designated by the SBA.
Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate said that online voter registration can not only boost participation and enhance voting integrity using DOT technology.
Iowa Secretary of State-elect Paul D. Pate announced Mark H. Snell will guide his transition effort and lead his new administration.
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 Secretary of State Matt Schultz weighed in on the Republican Party of Iowa State Convention Date debate; the State Central Committee will revisit.
Matt Schultz’ name recognition is irrelevant to the voter ID debate, but his push for a voter ID is met with approval by those who do know him.
Iowa Secretary of State Matt Schultz had learned that more than 3,500 non-citizens may be registered to vote in Iowa with 1208 voting in the 2010 election. He received this information from the Iowa Department of Transportation records of non-citizens who have obtained an Iowa Driver’s license who then used that same license number to […]
DES MOINES, Iowa– The latest voter registration numbers from the Iowa Secretary of State’s office revealed that Republicans in Iowa increased their voter registration advantage over the Democrats in the month of July. This comes after the Republican Party of Iowa surpassed the Iowa Democratic Party in voter registration in March for the first time […]