2012 Election: An Iowa Divided


Looking at the 2012 election results in Iowa it is evident that Iowa is very much a divided state – geographically and ideologically.

Rick Santorum Stumps for Ben Lange in Iowa 1st Congressional District Race


Former Senator and Presidential Candidate, Rick Santorum, stumped for Ben Lange the Republican candidate for Congress in Iowa’s First Congressional District Race yesterday and Tuesday.  Santorum also attended events for John  Archer who is the Republican running against Congressman Dave Loebsack (D-IA) in Iowa’s Second Congressional District race.  After appearing at a press conference for […]

A Delegate’s Perspective: Iowa GOP State Convention


By Megan Stuhr Saturday was the 2012 Iowa GOP State Convention. It also was the Democratic State Convention but judging by the crowd there, no one got the memo. On the GOP agenda was electing the National Committeeman and Committeewoman, election of At-Large National Convention Delegates, Alternative Delegates and Presidential Electors, a proposed amendment to […]

Iowa GOP Primary Results (Final Results)


I’m just covering contested primaries (check back for updates) Winners in bold: Congressional District GOP Primary Races Iowa 1st Congressional District 437/437 (precincts reporting) Rod Blum – 46.43% Ben Lange – 53.06% (I endorsed) Iowa 2nd Congressional District 425/425 John Archer – 60.48% Dan Dolan – 39.31% State Senate GOP Primary Races State Senate District […]