Campaigns & Elections

Biden campaign

Joe Biden will kickoff his latest trip to Iowa in the eastern part of the state. 

Iowa Secretary of State

Now that the Davenport recount is over, absentee ballots are available for all precincts in Scott County.

Sanford Challenging Trump

Oct 18, 2019
WVIK News

Another Republican has stepped forward to challenge President Donald Trump. This week, former South Carolina governor and congressman Mark Sanford kicked off his campaign for the Republican nomination, including a stop Friday in the Quad Cities. 

Zach Wilson, WVIK News

The second presidential candidate in as many days made a stop in Davenport on Thursday. California Senator Kamala Harris spoke at a town hall at St. Ambrose University's Rogalski Center, fielding questions from the audience.

The totals are slightly different, but the overall results are the same, after a recount of votes from last week's mayoral primary election in Davenport. Tuesday a hand recount of the ballots ended, advancing Mike Matson and Rita Rawson to the general election next month.

Suddenly, the Quad Cities is the place to be for Democratic presidential candidates. Four of them will stop here this week, starting with former Vice President Joe Biden Wednesday afternoon.

Courting Iowa Democrats

Oct 11, 2019
WVIK News

On Midwest Week, as the Iowa Caucuses approach, which candidates are spending the most time in Iowa and what issues are they focusing on.

A recount begins on Monday for one of the races from this week's city primary election in Davenport. Thursday afternoon the Scott County Board, first officially certified Tuesday's results, then approved a recount for the mayoral race. 

The next mayor of Davenport will be a current member of the city council. In Tuesday’s primary, the two, top vote-getters were Mike Matson from the 7th Ward, and Rita Rawson who represents the 5th Ward. They’ll advance to the general election ballot on November 5th. And one will replace Frank Klipsch who did not run for re-election. 

Davenport voters will have a lot of choices on Tuesday in the city primary election, and not just for mayor. Several candidates are running for each of three seats on the city council.

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