The Iowa Supreme Court issued an order lifting the injunction that blocked the state from shortening the early voting window from 40 days to 29 but affirmed the rest of Judge Karen Romano’s injunctions on aspects of HF 516.
Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate announced that Iowans set a record for new business filings for the third year in a row.
Polk County District Court Judge Karen Romano blocked four features of Iowa’s Election Modernization and Integrity Act (HF 516) late Tuesday afternoon.
Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate announced more than 250,000 Iowans have registered to vote since he took office on January 1, 2015.
Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate announced the release of a new animated video that details the numerous steps Iowa election officials take to protect the integrity of the vote.
Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate announced the statewide launch of the Fast Track Filing system for new businesses that enhance the speed and efficiency of the filing process.
Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate announced that the source of text messages sent to Iowa voters with incorrect polling place information was the Abby Finkenauer for Congress campaign.
Ryan Foley, a reporter with the Associated Press, reported that Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate did not disclose a side business of his on his annual ethics filing last week. The Iowa Ethics and Campaign Disclosure Board cleared Pate and said his “statement is not false or fraudulent.”
Iowa District Court Judge David May ruled against Cedar Rapids Mayor Ron Corbett’s challenge of the State Objection Panel’s decision to remove his name from the Iowa Republican Gubernatorial Primary ballot on June 5th. Corbett’s challenge was heard on Tuesday in Polk County.
Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate did not certify Teresa Greenfield for the Iowa 3rd Congressional District Democrat primary ballot after Attorney General Tom Miller advised him not to.
Cedar Rapids Mayor Ron Corbett appealed to a judge at his hearing on Tuesday in Polk County requesting that he be placed back on the Iowa Republican June 5th Gubernatorial Primary ballot.
Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds will now have an uncontested primary in June. The challenge to Cedar Rapids Mayor Ron Corbett’s nomination petitions was upheld by the State Objection Panel by a 2 to 1 vote.
Cedar Rapids Mayor Ron Corbett’s nomination petition signatures for Iowa’s June 5th Republican Gubernatorial Primary have been formally challenged putting his place on the ballot in doubt.
Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate announced his plans to run for reelection during speeches at Republican county conventions on Saturday. Pate is currently serving his second term as Secretary of State.
Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate announced the “Voter Ready” outreach initiative Thursday to ensure Iowans are informed about recent election law changes, including the implementation of Voter ID.
On Caffeinated Thoughts Radio, Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate joins Shane Vander Hart, and Dr. Karen Effrem discusses Social-Emotional Learning.