Campaigns & Elections

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. 

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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.

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

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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.

Booker for President 2020

The weekend itinerary for Cory Booker includes several stops in eastern Iowa. The Democratic candidate for president, and New Jersey US Senator, will tour the state in an r-v, starting Friday, and focus on women's health care and flooding by the Mississippi River.

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Less than a week after he became the 23rd Democratic candidate for president, Montana governor Steve Bullock traveled to Iowa, ending a three-day campaign trip on Saturday in Davenport.

Buttigieg 2020

"Mayor Pete" will campaign in Iowa this weekend, including two stops in the eastern part of the state. Pete Buttigieg is the mayor of South Bend Indiana, and also one of the many Democrats competing for next year's presidential nomination. 

Bullock 2020

Two days after announcing his campaign for the Democratic nomination for president, Steve Bullock is coming to Iowa. The governor of Montana will visit eight counties, including several in the eastern part of the state, during his three day campaign trip.

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Washington Governor Jay Inslee learned all about the flood during a tour this morning in downtown Davenport. The democratic candidate for president emphasized the need to "defeat" climate change due to its impact on rainfall and flooding.

Hart Running for Congress

May 14, 2019
Rita Hart

Former teacher, state senator, and candidate for lieutenant governor, Rita Hart, has decided to run for office again. Tuesday she announced she's running for Congress in Iowa's 2nd District, which covers southeast Iowa and includes the Quad Cities and Clinton.

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