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“It is time for all of us to work together to make sure Iowa voters know about the election law changes and what to expect when casting their ballot,” Secretary Pate said. “I want every eligible Iowan to participate in our elections. It's not complicated, and we want Iowans to understand that.” Secretary Pate ...
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Now registered voters will be asked to show their Identification Card before voting at election polls. Anyone who does not have their ID will be asked to sign an oath verifying their identity and will be allowed to cast a regular ballot. However, if a voter requests an absentee ballot, they will be required to ...
“We are taking the unprecedented step of mailing free voter ID cards automatically to every registered voter who does not already have an Iowa driver's license or non-driver's ID. Only those Iowans will receive these cards. I encourage them to be on the lookout for the Voter ID cards in the mail, and when ...
Members and committees within both Houses of the Iowa Legislature submit authored bills, daily, for consideration before going to committee, and then on to the Senate or House floors for vote. Over 36 bills were submitted on January 10. Below are some impactful bills pertaining public safety, elections, ...
Given the current political climate nationally and in Iowa, Democrats see the session that opens Monday as a way of energizing and mobilizing their base ahead of the November election. “We're going to be very aggressive. We're going to be very outspoken on what we think is bad policy and bad for the ...

... election for House District 82 in southwest Iowa last year. Democratic voter Holly Moore of Fairfield received one of those postcards. “At first it was a little confusing,” Moore said. “I got one from California.” Now Moore has joined the volunteer effort. She has sent postcards to Democrats in special elections ...
If You Want To Know Who's Running In 2020, Watch Capitol Hill, Not Iowa ... with the president and Republicans over immigration, whether to make the potential impeachment of Trump a major issue in the midterm elections, and how to handle new charges of sexual misconduct against lawmakers.
Jungers eyes running as Libertarian or independent in Iowa House special election ... 16 special election ballot for the Iowa House District 6 seat. ... Rita DeJong, a Democrat and former Sioux City teacher and principal, and Jacob Bossman, a Republican who lost a bid for Iowa House District 6 in 2016, ...
... election will serve Carlin's remaining time in the House. He was in the middle of a two-year term. The outcome of the recent Senate election and the upcoming House race will not impact Republican majorities in the Iowa Legislature. All seats in the House and half in the Senate will have elections in 2018.
Jim Carlin narrowly defeated Democrat Todd Wendt in a special election Tuesday for a vacant state Senate seat where GOP voters dominate. In unofficial ... Wendt won Woodbury County by 56 votes while Carlin captured Plymouth by 659 votes in unofficial results from the Iowa Secretary of State's office.
If Carlin wins the Senate seat, he will resign from the House, which would trigger another special election to fill the District 6 seat. ... to campaign, Carlin said he's forgoing the usual practice of considerable door knocking to focus on calling Republican voters who have a history in voting in most elections.
DES MOINES | Ken Kline, Cerro Gordo County auditor for the past 25 years, has been named Iowa's deputy commissioner of elections. Secretary of ... He has served the people of Iowa very capably for more than a quarter of a century and is well regarded by election officials across the state and country.”.
Beginning in 2019, voters must show an Iowa driver's license, Iowa non-driver's ID, U.S. passport, military identification, veterans ID or a new non-photo ID issued by the state. A soft rollout in 2018 means voters without acceptable ID must sign an oath acknowledging they will need it soon. In 2019, those ...
There are nearly two million registered voters in Iowa today. The Iowa Secretary of State says there have never been more registered voters in Iowa at the start of an election year. The exact tally is 1,993,334. About 36 percent of those registered voters are so-called “independents.” It means they've checked ...
For all the significant implications of the 2016 elections, perhaps most significant in Iowa was that the election of Republican President Donald Trump led to the appointment of Terry Branstad as U.S. ambassador to China. That move did what no Democrat could in six elections: move Branstad out of Terrace ...
“The election turnout was a little bit higher this year. As for past elections it's the voter's job to go out and vote. The state of Iowa does a good job ...

7 city elections. This was a rematch of the 2015 election, which was much closer. Then, Swift defeated Rabe by 23 votes, 203-180. Meanwhile ...
Mazahir Salih said she almost couldn't believe the Election Day results Tuesday — that she'd won a seat as an at-large member of the Iowa ...
SIOUX CITY | Northwest Iowans will cast ballots for City Council members and, in some cities, for mayor during statewide city elections Tuesday ...
Ahead of Election Day, 2,522 votes had been cast early in Linn County, including 2,156 in Cedar Rapids. In Johnson County, about 1,800 ...
Election results: Council winners in Iowa City, Coralville, North Liberty, rest of Johnson ... Local elections have notoriously low voter turnout.
In Iowa City, Coralville, North Liberty, University Heights and seven other cities around Johnson County, voters cast their ballots to fill council ...
Local Iowa Election Results ... IOWA -- Local elections were held across the country on Tuesday, and the results for Iowa are now coming in.
Competitive city council races in Iowa City, Coralville, Marion and many other municipalities in Linn and Johnson counties. A library bond issue ...
READ MORE: City elections guide: Here's what's on the ballot and how to vote ... Mayor John Lundell is seeing a third, two-year term in the election and is ... The five Iowa City Council candidates, vying for three, four-year ...
Iowa City's five council candidates on Thursday outlined their plans to ... HOW TO VOTE: City elections guide: Here's what you need to know.
... all of Iowa's 1,200 public bargaining units and more than 120,000 public employees will be involved in similar recertification elections.
Official: Iowa elections show about 30 union units will end ... 30 union locals will dismantle following elections required by Iowa's new collective ...
VICTOR -- After a spirited election in 2015 that saw two newcomers ... Both candidates were sent surveys by NEWSpapers of Iowa County to ...
I have had the privilege to learn from and work with Janet Godwin when she served on the Iowa City Community School District Foundation ...
She is at the Iowa City farmers market every Saturday morning talking to voters. She regularly attends ... 12 election. Please consider voting for ...
MARENGO -- Three seats are to be filled on the Iowa Valley School Board in Marengo on Tuesday, Sept. 6, but only two candidates have filed.
Current and former intelligence officials warn that 2016's election won't ... bill includes a number of provisions aimed at helping future elections.
... of the elections in the Iowa City area, for both candidates and voters. ... a special election last fall, has the knowledge this board needs to take ...
The elections, to be held this month and next, are required by Iowa's ... Backers of the election provision argue that it will make unions more ...
North Iowa (four seats): Mark Ostermann*, District 1; John Helland*, District 3; Rachel Wubben* and Emily Angstman, at-large. Ballot measure: ...
On Tuesday, Democrat Phil Miller won a special election in the Iowa ... nationally are recovering from consecutive devastating elections in 2014 ...
On Iowa Politics discussed the results of the Iowa House District 82 special election, as well as potential challengers to Rep. Steve King in the ...
Republicans put transphobia on the ballot in Iowa on Tuesday. Iowa voters resoundingly took it down. The three-county House district had ...
I remain dedicated to protecting Iowa's election integrity. My elections staff remains vigilant. We have safeguards, redundancies and constant ...
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Democrats protested for months, but don't have nearly the power Republicans do in state government. This meant they ...
Officials in McIntire held a special election last week. It asked voters to decide if the mayor and city council members should start serving ...
MCINTIRE, Iowa — Apparently it was a not-so-special election in the tiny town of McIntire, Iowa, where none of its 70 registered voters showed ...
I remain dedicated to protecting Iowa's election integrity. My elections staff remains vigilant. We have safeguards, redundancies and constant ...
IOWA CITY — The ballots for both Iowa City and University Heights' Nov. 7 city elections are finalized for now. Both cities had a filing deadline ...
Rep. David Young (R-Iowa) has said he'll oppose the House GOP's healthcare bill.
DES MOINES - Iowa senators approved GOP-backed election law changes Thursday that proponents say will improve election integrity but that critics insist will suppress turnout and raise costs to county taxpayers. Majority Republicans made several ...
OTTUMWA - County Auditor Kelly Spurgeon is unsure how the election integrity law passed by the Iowa House earlier this month is going to affect Wapello County.
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