If you just heard from establishment Republicans you’d hear how everybody loves former Florida Governor Jeb Bush, that he’s shaking things up with his announcement that he is “seriously exploring” a presidential campaign and he’s a frontrunner. I was quite amused with the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier’s coverage of his announcement. “This is news,” said Gov. […]
Former Iowa GOP Chair Matt Strawn started Next Generation Public Affairs that was just hired by the ACLU to lobby for same sex marriage in Illinois.
According to a recent poll Steve King would lead a GOP primary race among prospective candidates for the open U.S. Senate seat in Iowa in 2014.
Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA) announcing that he won’t run re-election has changed the stakes of the 2014 elections with the first open Senate seat in 30 years.
How much of the drop in fundraising the Republican Party of Iowa saw in 2012 is due to dissatisfaction is up for debate, but there is a lot of work to do.
Washington, DC – GOPAC Chairman Frank Donatelli today announced that Iowa businessman and former chairman of the Iowa Republican Party, Matt Strawn, will chair GOPAC’s effort in the Hawkeye State this election season. “Matt is a nationally-recognized leader for his monumental work in rebuilding and revitalizing the Iowa GOP,” said Donatelli. “Under his leadership, Iowa […]
Well at least one of my questions anyway. I had a couple of questions after A.J. Spiker was elected to replace Matt Strawn as the Chair of the Republican Party of Iowa by the State Central Committee. The question about whether he would support Ron Paul if he ran as a 3rd party candidate has […]
The Iowa Republican State Central Committee voted in Ames businessman and current State Central Committee Member to finish Matt Strawn’s term which is up January, 2013. He narrowly defeated co-chair Bill Schickel on a 9-8 vote. Dave Funk, current Polk County Republican Co-Chair also threw his hat in the ring. Schickel was to take over […]
Iowa Democratic Party Chair Sue Dvorsky lowers the bar on Twitter with unprofessional tweet.
Polk County Republican Co-Chair and former Congressional Candidate, Dave Funk, announces he’s running for the Iowa GOP State Chair seat left vacant by Matt Strawn’s resignation.
Iowa Governor Terry Branstad thanks Matt Strawn for his service as Iowa GOP Chairman after news of Strawn’s resignation.
Iowa GOP Chairman Matt Strawn steps down as chairman effective February 10.
Shane Vander Hart discusses the Iowa Caucus certified vote, a great op/ed by Charles Murphy on the U.S. Department of Education, a Wisconsin school district that discriminates against free speech, bad behavior by a former Obama staffer and today’s South Carolina Primary.
Des Moines, IA – The Republican Party of Iowa today released the final, certified vote totals of the January 3 Iowa Caucus presidential preference vote. The final, certified vote totals represent 1,766 of the state’s 1,774 caucus precincts, and reflect a record-breaking 121,503 Iowans who participated. 2012 Iowa Republican Caucus Certified vote totals (1766/1774 precincts […]
Following the closest vote total in the history of the Iowa Caucuses, Republican Party of Iowa Chairman Matt Strawn today provided an update on the vote certification process, timeline for the public release of results, and the availability of certification documents for public inspection. As noted during the announcement of the Caucus Night vote totals, […]
I had somebody email the invitation below to me last night: The person wrote, “I guess the Republican Party of Iowa will not stay neutral in the Pat Grassley Annette Sweeney race. I am just a regular guy and tried calling the party office and they did not return my call and would not answer […]