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.
Shane Vander Hart: Jim Mowrer, who lost two Congressional races badly, considers running to unseat Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate without a compelling case.
Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds appoints Adam Gregg as Lieutenant Governor in an acting capacity meaning he will not be in the line of succession.
The Republican Attorneys General Association accuse Attorney General Tom Miller of playing politics with Iowa’s gubernatorial succession in an ad campaign.
After hours of debate the Iowa House of Representatives passed HF 516, the Election Integrity and Modernization Act, by a vote of 59 to 40.
Last week Shane Vander Hart and Brian Myers were joined by Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate and Faith McDonnell of the Institute of Religion & Democracy.
Paul Pate: There have been a lot of distortions & misunderstandings about my Election Integrity bill. My job is to make it easy to vote, but hard to cheat.
State Representative Jim Lykam’s win in the Iowa Senate District 45 special election requires a special election to fill his seat in Iowa House District 89 on January 31, 2017.