Campaigns & Elections

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. 

Ives Campaigns in QC

Mar 1, 2018
Jeanne Ives

The republican challenger for governor will visit the Quad Cities and western Illinois on Friday. State Representative Jeanne Ives from Wheaton has scheduled stops in Moline and Galesburg.

Hope from the Heartland

Feb 6, 2018
Cheri Bustos & Robin Johnson

If democrats in the midwest want to bounce back from the disastrous election of 2016, they have to show up and listen. That's one of the main conclusions of a report titled, "Hope from the Heartland: How Democrats Can Better Serve the Midwest by Bringing Rural, Working Class Wisdom to Washington."

The Knox College Democrats will host a Gubernatorial Candidates Forum Tuesday night.  The student group invited Daniel Biss, Bob Daiber , Tio Hardiman, and J.B Pritzker.  Pritzker can't make it and will send Julia Stratton to speak for him. Chris Kennedy also received an invitation but won't attend.

Knox College Democrats

The Knox College Democrats student group is encouraging residents of western Illinois to use an online portal to submit questions which will be considered for a gubernatorial candidates’ forum on Tuesday night at Knox College in Galesburg.