As Iowa’s Primary Draws Near, GOP and Democrat Voter Registrations Dip
Since January, voter registration has dipped in Iowa. While the Republican Party of Iowa and Iowa Democratic Party numbers continue to decline statewide, but Libertarian Party of Iowa and “No Party” voters both saw increases since April.
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.
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.