Watch & Recap: Kim Reynolds vs. Fred Hubbell, First Iowa Gubernatorial Debate

If you missed the first Iowa Gubernatorial Debate between Kim Reynolds and Fred Hubbell watch it and read Shane Vander Hart’s recap.

Episode 62: Kavanaugh in the Homestretch, A Chat with Jake Porter

On the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, Shane Vander Hart discusses the upcoming Kavanaugh confirmation vote and then chats with Jake Porter, Libertarian nominee for Governor of Iowa.

Iowa Poll Shows A Tight Governor’s Race Between Hubbell and Reynolds

The Des Moines Register and Mediacom’s Iowa Poll of the gubernatorial shows Democrat challenger Fred Hubbell with a two point lead over Republican Governor Kim Reynolds with plenty of voters up for grabs.

Porter: I Don’t Have To Be Silent About My Exclusion From Debates

Jake Porter: It is much more difficult for Libertarians to keep major party status in this election when the media is giving a giant in-kind contribution to my opponents.

Reynolds and Hubbell Agree to Three Debates

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds and her Democrat challenger Fred Hubbell have agreed to three debates in October in Iowa’s hotly contested gubernatorial race.

Iowa Libertarians Nominate Lynne Gentry for Lt. Governor

At a special nominating convention on Saturday, June 9th the Libertarian Party of Iowa selected Lynne Gentry as their nominee for Lieutenant Governor.

Jake Porter Wins First Libertarian Primary for Iowa Governor

Jake Porter, a business consultant from Council Bluffs, defeated Marco Battaglia, a businessman from Des Moines in the Libertarian Party of Iowa’s first gubernatorial primary. 

Libertarian Party of Iowa’s First Primary Features Only 13 Candidates

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.

Iowa Libertarian Gubernatorial Candidates File for First Primary

In the 2018 Iowa Gubernatorial race, Marco Battaglia and Jake Porter have each filed their paperwork to appear on the June Primary ballot, the Libertarian Party of Iowa’s first as a major party.

Porter Wins Libertarian Party of Iowa Caucus Gubernatorial Straw Poll

Jake Porter, a business consultant from Council Bluffs, defeated Marco Battaglia, a businessman from Des Moines in a gubernatorial straw poll held during the Libertarian Party of Iowa’s first Iowa Caucus.

Rod Blum Backs Kim Reynolds for Iowa Governor

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds announced that Congressman Rod Blum (R-Iowa) joined her gubernatorial campaign as a campaign co-chair.

Caffeinated Thoughts Radio 7-29-17 (Jake Porter & Christopher Peters)

This week on Caffeinated Thoughts Radio, Libertarian Gubernatorial Candidate Jake Porter and Republican Congressional Candidate Christopher Peters join us.

Caffeinated Thoughts Radio 4-22-17 (Jake Porter, John Thompson & Andy Foster)

Jake Porter of the Libertarian Party of Iowa, State Treasurer candidate John Thompson and Andy Foster join Shane Vander Hart on Caffeinated Thoughts Radio.

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?