Shane Vander Hart: The Majority Rules PAC, of which Jim Mowrer apparently is still the treasurer of, endorsed his candidacy for Iowa Secretary of State. So essentially he endorsed himself. This is sad, pathetic, and a violation of Iowa law.
PAC, candidate, and political party financial disclosures were due on May 19th, and so far in 2018, the Republican Party of Iowa has raised three times the amount of money raised by the Iowa Democratic Party.
On today’s episode of the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, Shane Vander Hart takes a look at the contested Republican primary in Iowa House District 26 and has a conversation with Rebel Snodgrass, one of the candidates in the upcoming Republican primary.
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.
Only half of the current Iowa GOP State Central Committee will return with four losing re-election at Iowa Republican district conventions, and four members deciding not to run again. The Third District also passed a resolution calling for a vote on the fetal heartbeat abortion ban in the Iowa House.
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 Democrats hope for a historic blue wave in 2018 due to President Trump’s unpopularity, a competitive gubernatorial race, a good turnout for the mid-term Iowa Caucuses, the potential to flip Iowa’s 1st Congressional District, and the number of Republican state legislators retiring.
The Republican Party of Iowa and Iowa Democratic Party released their 2018 Caucus to Convention calendars. The 2018 Iowa Caucus will be February 5, 2018.
Iowa GOP State Central Committee member Andy Cable said that unlike the nominating committee, State Central Committee members are known and accountable.
The Iowa GOP State Central Committee voted 9 to 8 in favor of a proposal that their membership replaces the nominating committee for RNC at-large delegates.
Are you planning on voting in the Iowa Republican Primary on June 5, 2018? Let us know if you intend to support Kim Reynolds, Ron Corbett, or Steven Ray.
Iowa GOP Chair Jeff Kaufmann at a Trump rally said U.S. Senator Ben Sasse (R-NE) should stay on his side of the Missouri River if he does not love Trump.
Cedar Rapids Mayor Ron Corbett announced that he would challenge Governor Kim Reynolds for the Republican nomination in Iowa’s 2018 gubernatorial race.
Iowa State Representative Greg Forristall (R-Macedonia), representing Iowa House District 22, died Wednesday afternoon after a battle with cancer.
Jake Porter of the Libertarian Party of Iowa, State Treasurer candidate John Thompson and Andy Foster join Shane Vander Hart on Caffeinated Thoughts Radio.
Brian Myers: Three years ago, Shane Vander Hart was falsely condemned as a racist by fools whose ignorance was surpassed only by their own hubris.