Campaigns & Elections

Dan Portes

"I have a passion for Davenport, and always have." That's local businessman Dan Portes talking about why he's decided to run for mayor, and join five other candidates who are already in the race. 

WVIK News

It looks like there'll be a re-match in northwestern Illinois next year for a seat in the state house. On Wednesday, Democrat Joan Padilla from Sterling announced her candidacy in the 71st District to run again against Republican Tony McCombie from Savanna.

The Official Site of Governor Steve Bullock

Montana Governor Steve Bullock will bring his presidential campaign across Southeastern Iowa on Thursday, with a stop in Muscatine for a meet & greet at Elly's Tea & Coffee tomorrow at 1:00 p.m.

Zach Wilson, WVIK News

Three Democratic presidential candidates spoke at a forum in Bettendorf Tuesday. The Des Moines Register and the AARP hosted Kamala Harris, Julian Castro, and Kirsten Gillibrand at the Quad Cities Waterfront Convention Center.

UPDATE: The event has been relocated to the Quad Cities Waterfront Convention Center in Bettendorf.

On Midwest Week, even though the presidential campaigns are well underway in Iowa, candidates in the important state races are just getting started.

Schilling for Congress

He's a familiar face in politics but now he lives in a different state. On Monday, former Illinois Congressman Bobby Schilling announced his candidacy for Iowa's Second District seat in Congress. 

Zach Wilson, WVIK News

Her upbringing, political background, and the Trump Administration were the focus Wednesday morning for Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar in Muscatine. The U.S. Senator from Minnesota held a meet & greet at the Missipi Brewing Company.

Zach Wilson, WVIK News

More than one year ahead of local elections, a candidate has entered the race for Rock Island County State's Attorney.

WVIK News

Hoping to keep the issue alive, some members of the Rock Island County Board want to look at ways to reduce the size of the board. On Wednesday, Republican board members will organize the Minority Caucus Downsizing Reapportionment Task Force.

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