Campaigns & Elections

submitted / Rob Sand Campaign

An attorney who grew up in Decorah is running for State Auditor in Iowa. Over the last seven years, democrat Rob Sand says he learned a lot about financial crime while working for the Iowa Attorney General. The former Assistant Attorney General prosecuted tax credit fraud during the Iowa film office scandal, and led the prosecution of a multi-state, lottery-fixing scheme.

Michelle O'Neill / WVIK News

Illinois voters should require state lawmakers to sign a pledge banning elected officials being property tax appeal lawyers. That's what Democratic gubernatorial candidate, Chris Kennedy, says will start the process of getting "dirty money" out of Illinois politics.

Fawell for Congress / website

Un-opposed in Tuesday's GOP primary, Bill Fawell is preparing to start his campaign for congress in earnest next month. From Galena, he'll run against democratic incumbent Cheri Bustos in Illinois' 17th District.

Henry County

For the fourth time, residents of Henry County will be asked to help the Sheriff's Department. The public safety sales tax referendum is on the ballot for next Tuesday's election.

Hubbell Campaigns in QC

Mar 9, 2018
Fred Hubbell for Governor

As part of a four day state tour, Fred Hubbell will stop in Davenport Saturday. The democratic candidate for governor of Iowa is focusing on education, visiting schools and colleges, and meeting with students, teachers, and administrators.

Boulton for Governor

One of the seven democrats running for governor of Iowa will campaign in the Quad Cities this weekend. State Senator Nate Boulton is scheduled to visit Davenport on Sunday afternoon. 

Illinois Primary Preview

Mar 9, 2018

On Midwest Week, where can you turn for help in deciding who to vote for in the Illinois primary election ?


Kim Reynolds is now officially running for governor of Iowa. During a two-day announcement tour of the state, she stopped in Bettendorf Thursday and told local republicans she's excited about launching her campaign.

Ginny Caligiuri

Iowa democratic congressman Dave Loebsack will have another republican opponent this year. Thursday night, Ginny Caligiuri of Osceola will officially announce her candidacy, in her home town. 


With just three weeks left until the Illinois primary, republican challenger Jeanne Ives brought her campaign for governor to the Quad Cities Friday.