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.
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.
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.
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.