Stokka: Rules Matter In Representative Government

John Stokka: We should leave the power where it belongs concerning nominations and elections of people at the district convention, with the delegates.

Republican Party of Iowa Opts to Conduct District Conventions By Mail-In Ballot

The Republican Party of Iowa announced district conventions scheduled for Saturday, April 25th will not convene due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Episode 93: A Conversation With Joe Walsh and Dave Dicks

Shane Vander Hart speaks with Republican presidential candidate Joe Walsh and Iowa National Republican Committeeman candidate Dave Dicks on the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast.

It’s Vital Iowa Republicans Attend Precinct Caucuses

Donald Bohlken: Iowa’s Republicans don’t just vote for president at our caucuses, they select county central committee members and convention delegates as well.

The Iowa GOP’s Clumsy Statement In Response to King’s Abortion Comments

Shane Vander Hart: The Republican Party of Iowa needed a precise response to Congressman Steve King’s hyperbole related to abortion exceptions for rape and incest.

Axne Should Not Be Criticized for Not Politicizing a Tragedy

Shane Vander Hart: I am disappointed by the Republican Party of Iowa’s decision to turn a triple murder in Des Moines into a cudgel to attack Cindy Axne.

Report: Trump Asked Iowa GOP Chair to Disavow Iowa Caucus Results (Updated)

The New York Times reports Tim Alberta writes in his new book that Donald Trump asked Iowa GOP Chair Jeff Kaufmann to disavow the 2016 Iowa Caucus results.

Iowa GOP, It May Be Too Early For This Criticism

Shane Vander Hart: The Iowa GOP criticizing Democratic U.S. Senate candidates of not holding public town halls one year out from the primary is premature.

Iowa GOP Has Greater Turnout in 2018, Democrats See Larger Gains

Iowa Republican voters had better turnout in 2018 than Iowa’s Democrats, but Democrats saw the larger increase in voter participation compared to 2014.

Why Attack the State Auditor Before He Has Done Anything?

Shane Vander Hart: The Republican Party of Iowa unfairly attacked our new State Auditor, Rob Sand, before he even had a chance to do the job.

Democrats Outnumber Republicans in Iowa 3rd Congressional District

Democrats outnumber Republicans in Iowa’s 3rd Congressional District for the first time since redistricting in 2012 with 475 more voters than the GOP.

Does Fred Hubbell Support Iowa Democratic Party’s Platform on Israel?

Governor Kim Reynolds supports Iowa’s anti-BDS (boycott, divestment and sanctions) of Israel law, does Fred Hubbell? Or does he support the IDP platform?

(Video) Tim Scott at Iowa GOP Lincoln-Reagan Dinner

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-South Carolina) was the keynote speaker at the 2018 Iowa GOP Lincoln-Reagan Dinner held in Des Moines on Friday night. 

Iowa Ethics Board Reprimands Jim Mowrer for Illegal PAC Donation

The Iowa Ethics and Campaign Disclosure Board reprimanded Jim Mowrer for illegally maintaining a PAC and donating $1500 to his Secretary of State Campaign.

Iowa Democrats Cut the Voter Registration Deficit

Iowa Democrats cut into Iowa Republicans voter registration advantage by over 45 percent in June almost erasing it in Iowa’s 3rd Congressional District.

Kim Reynolds Says The Marriage Issue Is Settled

Shane Vander Hart: The same-sex marriage question placed Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds in a no-win, irrelevant situation as she can do next to nothing on this issue.