Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds and Lt. Governor Adam Gregg announced the endorsement of 21 Iowa Republican and Conservative Movement leaders.
The Iowa GOP State Central Committee voted 9 to 8 in favor of a proposal that their membership replaces the nominating committee for RNC at-large delegates.
Republican Party of Iowa leaders criticized Vice President Joe Biden for using his official office to pay for a partisan, campaign trip to Iowa.
Des Moines, IA – The Republican Party of Iowa State Central Committee changed leadership ousting former chair Danny Carroll in a 14-2 vote of no confidence that required a 2/3 majority vote. National Committeewoman Tamara Scott and Bill Gustoff were the only “no” votes. Sherill Whisenand and Gabe Haugland were not present at the meeting. […]
Newton, IA – The Jasper County Republican State Central Committee, chaired by Marshall Critchfield, passed a vote of no confidence in the State Central Committee members representing Iowa’s 2nd District (Bob Anderson, Trudy Caviness, Judy Davidson and Jeff Kaufmann) on tonight. The vote was 7 to 5 in favor of the non-binding vote. The vote […]
It didn’t take a rocket scientist to predict that we would see significant change to the Republican Party of Iowa State Central Committee after the District Conventions met. Governor Terry Branstad’s efforts to remake the state party leadership were successful. Not a single member representing the liberty faction of the party remains on the committee. […]
The Iowa Caucus Review Committee is proposing a new five-part section of the Republican Party of Iowa Bylaws that would outline certain procedures and responsibilities for conducting Iowa’s first-in-the- nation presidential caucuses. The committee also asks that an additional five recommendations be adopted by the Republican Party of Iowa State Central Committee, used for planning […]
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 […]
After reading Kevin Hall’s piece yesterday at The Iowa Republican about the staffing changes at the Republican Party of Iowa, and his preview on this Saturday’s State Convention I have to ask, “why does Kevin hate liberty?” I don’t think Kevin hates liberty, but that is a common response by some Ron Paul supporters when […]
DES MOINES–The Republican Party of Iowa (RPI) State Central Committee today approved the formation of a 17-member Iowa Caucus Review Committee and confirmed Chairman A. J. Spiker’s nominees to the committee. The committee will be chaired by RPI Co-Chair Bill Schickel. Iowa Secretary of State Deputy of Elections Mary Mosiman will serve as committee co-chair. […]