Elections

REMINDER: Cedar Rapids mayoral candidate forum is Tuesday

CEDAR RAPIDS - The Gazette is partnering with CBS 2 and FOX 28 to host a mayoral candidate forum from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday in Whipple Auditorium at ...

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Hawkeye Labor Council endorses Vernon, Shields in Cedar Rapids runoffs

CEDAR RAPIDS - The Hawkeye Area Labor Council is endorsing Monica Vernon in the Cedar Rapids mayoral run off and Justin Shields in the Cedar Rapids di ...

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Hubbell: Iowa voters looking for governor who can get things done ‘I’m just a vehicle to make the state a better place’

CEDAR RAPIDS - If running for office was easy, Fred Hubbell says, #x201c;I might have done it a long time ago.#x201d;Now retired from leading Younkers ...

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Monica Vernon and Brad Hart back to square one in race for Cedar Rapids mayor

CEDAR RAPIDS - Brad Hart and Monica Vernon went to sleep Tuesday night as the big winners in the Cedar Rapids mayoral race, but woke up Wednesday morn ...

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In Iowa, national GOP chair says she’s unfazed by Democratic victories

By Erin Murphy and Rod Boshart, Gazette-Lee Des Moines BureauDES MOINES - Republicans have complete lawmaking control in the nation's capital, and the ...

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Cedar Rapids District 5 City Council race headed for Dec. 5 runoff

CEDAR RAPIDS - The District 5 Cedar Rapids City Council race is headed to a Dec. 5 runoff after top vote-getters Ashley Vanorny and incumbent Justin S ...

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Newcomer Mazahir Salih wins Iowa City Council seat

IOWA CITY - Two familiar faces were re-elected to the Iowa City Council Tuesday night, while newcomer Mazahir Salih won the third open seat.Current at ...

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Coralville picks newcomer, 2 incumbents for city council

CORALVILLE - Council incumbents Tom Gill and Laurie Goodrich held on to their respective seats on the Coralville City Council, while newcomer Meghann ...

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Hart and Vernon to face off for Cedar Rapids mayor in runoff

CEDAR RAPIDS - Former City Council Mayor Pro Tem Monica Vernon, who left municipal politics in 2015 to run what became an unsuccessful run for Congres ...

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A mixed night for libraries, a new hotel/motel tax approved, some incumbents ousted: Linn and Johnson election night roundup

A roundup of election items through Linn and Johnson Counties. For more results, visit our election results page.   HIAWATHA LIBRARY BOND   Hiawat ...

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Three new members take seats on Marion City Council

MARION - Three new members will sit on Marion's seven-member City Council after no incumbents ran Tuesday for re-election.The incumbents' terms expire ...

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Democrat Ralph Northam wins closely watched Virginia governor’s race

WASHINGTON - Virginia's election has been closely watched nationwide as a test of President Donald Trump's status and impact on the tenor of politics ...

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Foster, Gill, and Goodrich secure Coralville council seats

CORALVILLE - Update: With 8 out of 8 precincts reporting, it looks like the incumbents in Coralville did well, while a newcomer did the best of all. ...

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Cedar Rapids mayor race ends (or, rather, continues) in a runoff: Vernon versus Hart

CEDAR RAPIDS - Update: Clear your calendars, we'll be having another vote for Cedar Rapids Mayor. With no candidates reaching the necessary 50 percen ...

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Cedar Rapids City Council: Hoeger, Todd, Olson prevail — District 5 remains undecided

CEDAR RAPIDS - Update: The only incumbent up for election in the Cedar Rapids City Council race has found himself, much like the mayoral race, in a ru ...

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