Special election coming in Iowa Senate district 3

Bill Anderson will soon resign from the Iowa Senate and from U.S. Representative Steve King’s district office to become executive…

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Union-backed candidates win many Iowa school board seats

Candidates backed by Iowa’s largest teachers union did well in the first school board elections since Republican lawmakers and the…

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Pete Buttigieg on how Democrats can “flip the script”

“It is time for Democrats to stop treating the presidency like it’s the only office that matters,” said South Bend,…

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Louisa Dykstra for Des Moines School Board

Republican policies on education funding and working conditions for teachers have inspired many newly-engaged Iowa activists to run in tomorrow’s…

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Weekend thread: 2017 elections edition

Many posts about Iowa’s 2018 campaigns for state and federal offices are in progress, but for this weekend, I want…

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Iowa GOP’s closing argument for special election: fake news, Nancy Pelosi

Iowa Republicans apparently could not find anything of substance to criticize in Dr. Phil Miller, the Democratic candidate for House…

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Early votes and tv ads: the latest news from Iowa House district 82

On August 8, Iowans in three counties will elect either Democrat Phil Miller or Republican Travis Harris to succeed the…

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Republicans failed to knock Libertarian off ballot for Iowa House special election

How worried are Iowa Republicans about the special election in House district 82? Worried enough to try to disqualify the…

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Air war fully engaged in key Iowa House special election

Both major parties are on the air in Iowa House district 82, where voters will choose a new state lawmaker…

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Major battle shaping up for Iowa House district 82

Curt Hanson won the most important Iowa legislative special election of the last decade. So it’s fitting that the election…

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