Voter ID and the 2018 election

Adam Kenworthy chairs the Iowa lawyer chapter of the American Constitution Society. -promoted by desmoinesdem This post was originally supposed…

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How Iowa could have lost three Supreme Court justices in 2016

Remember how awful you felt on November 9, 2016, as you started to grasp what we were up against following…

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If all Iowa candidates had to win under rules Republicans forced on unions

“There’s not one Republican in this state that could win an election under the rules they gave us,” asserted AFSCME…

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13 questions to ask at the public hearing on voter ID rules

This afternoon’s public hearing at the Iowa Secretary of State’s office probably will not lead to any substantial revisions in…

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Chance to weigh in on new Iowa voter ID, registration rules

Iowans have a chance this Monday to weigh in on rules that will make it harder for some citizens to…

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Russian hackers targeted Iowa’s election system

Iowa was among 21 states where hackers linked to the Russian government tried to obtain access to the election system…

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“We can do better”: Deidre DeJear’s case for secretary of state

Iowa Democrats are set to have their first competitive primary for secretary of state since 1998. Deidre DeJear launched her…

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First look at Jim Mowrer’s campaign for Iowa secretary of state

Vowing to fight for every vote to be counted and to “say no to making it harder and more expensive…

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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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Pate won’t give Iowans’ “personal voter information” to Trump commission

Secretary of State Paul Pate announced today that he will not share “personal voter information” with the Presidential Advisory Commission…

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