David Young won the Republican Iowa 3rd Congressional District nomination on the 5th ballot at a special nominating convention that was called as a result of no candidate reaching the 35% threshold in the primary. Young came in fifth on primary night with 15.6%. He edged out State Senator Brad Zaun at the convention on […]
(Des Moines, IA) Rod Blum and Mariannette Miller-Meeks won their Republican Congressional primaries, but the Iowa 3rd Congressional District Republican nominee will have to be decided at a special district nominating convention as no candidate reached the 35% threshold needed to win outright. Blum finished with 54.9% of the vote in Iowa’s 1st Congressional District […]
Final thoughts: First. I hated, hated the format of the debate. It was ok up until the break, after that it seemed to be that Kevin Cooney wanted ask questions for each individual candidate based on Democratic talking points. The last question was simply ridiculous. I would have said perhaps that is important question in […]
(West Des Moines, IA) Iowa farm advocate Monte Shaw today announced the endorsement of conservative leader and former Iowa State Representative Carmine Boal of Ankeny. Boal cited Shaw’s combination of conservative values and history of effective advocacy on behalf of Iowans for her support. She joins former US Congressman Greg Ganske and conservative grassroots activist […]
The results are in from the online straw poll that was open from April 25 through April 28. The poll was the most extensive we have done, and while this is not a scientific poll, I find the outcome to be pretty interesting. We gathered responses from 635 Iowa Republicans who say they are likely […]
Iowa agriculture advocate Monte Shaw, candidate for the Iowa’s 3rd Congressional District, has released his first television ad of his campaign for Congress, titled, “Eden”. The ad features his 7 year old daughter, Eden, discussing her $55,000 share of the national debt and asking Shaw for an increase in her allowance to help pay […]
(Des Moines, IA) Iowa agriculture advocate Monte Shaw, in his first campaign for public office, has announced that his campaign raised $203,696.34 for the first quarter of the Third District race for Congress. The campaign spent only $35,250.70 and has $168,445.64 on hand for the Primary election, and unlike many other campaigns, has no debt […]
(Waukee, IA) Former Arkansas Governor and 2008 Iowa Caucus winner Mike Huckabee spoke to approximately 450 social conservative activists at Point of Grace Church Tuesday night. He keynoted the Iowa Faith & Freedom Coalition Spring Kickoff event that also featured remarks from fifteen candidates. Steve Scheffler, President of Iowa Faith & Freedom Coalition and Iowa’s […]
Shane & Brian talk to Monte Shaw, GOP candidate in Iowa’s 3rd Congressional District,. Plus is the sky truly falling from Climate Change? The IPCC says so.
Monte Shaw released his first ad in the Iowa 3rd Congressional District race two months before the Republican primary on June 3rd.
All of the Iowa Senate and five Iowa 3rd Congressional Republican candidates have confirmed attendance at IFFC’s Spring Kickoff with Mike Huckabee.
(Council Bluffs, IA) Iowa agriculture advocate Monte Shaw announced the formation of his Iowa Agriculture Team, which includes key ag leaders from across the Iowa 3rd Congressional District. The support demonstrates Shaw’s unique understanding and leadership on agriculture issues and the broad support he has from Iowa’s agriculture community. “It takes more than just great […]
(Ankeny, IA) Political conventions have two purposes: to determine policies and to select people. The Polk County Republican Convention convened Saturday, March 8 at the Ankeny High School auditorium, with a platform reduced to half its 2012 size and a quasi-scandal over a delegate slate. After the pledge, Governor Terry Branstad came on stage to […]
Governor Terry Branstad (R-Iowa) stressed the importance of party unity for nominees at the 2014 Iowa GOP Legislative Breakfast in Des Moines.