State elections

Branstad wins record sixth term as Iowa governor

DES MOINES — Gov. Terry Branstad scored a resounding win over Democratic challenger Jack Hatch in Tuesday’s balloting, sending him to ... »

Branstad: Never say never to another campaign

IOWA CITY — Leading the cheers for the Republican “team” of candidates in recent days, Gov. Terry Branstad didn’t seem ... »

Voting won't be the last questions for some Iowans on Election Day

CEDAR RAPIDS — For some Iowa voters, deciding between Joni Ernst and Bruce Braley won't be the last question they'll be asked on Election Day ... »

Auditor: Campaign zeal not matched by voter interest

CEDAR RAPIDS — One result in today’s election is already in: The zeal of campaigns to get absentee ballots into people’s homes ... »

New Quinnipiac poll shows Iowa U.S. Senate race dead even

CEDAR RAPIDS — Dead even. Neck-and-neck. Down to the wire.

The Iowa U.S. Senate race is tied at 47 percent for Democrat Bruce Braley a ... »

Ernst kicks off final campaign tour in U.S. Senate race

ANKENY — Borrowing a phrase from one of her primary election opponents, Joni Ernst is asking supporters to do “one more thing” ... »

Braley campaign mixes breakfast, voter recruitment

WATERLOO — Customers at Morg’s diner in downtown Waterloo enjoyed their eggs and bacon with a side of politics on Thursday morning. ... »

Branstad remains confident heading into home stretch

BONDURANT — Gov. Terry Branstad urged supporters Thursday to take nothing for granted in next week’s general election, while a fellow ... »

New Quinnipiac poll shows Ernst pulling away from Braley in U.S. Senate race

DES MOINES — Joni Ernst is pulling away from Bruce Braley in the final days before the election, a new poll suggests.

Ernst leads Bral ... »

Hatch promises a governorship that “makes dreams come true”

DES MOINES — Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jack Hatch kicked off a marathon campaign swing Tuesday night promising to give Iowans a fre ... »

Loras Poll shows Republican Blum with slight lead in Iowa’s 1st District

CEDAR RAPIDS — Republican Rod Blum has taken a slight lead in Iowa’s 1st District U.S. House race, according to a Loras College Poll ... »

Biden campaigns in Davenport. focuses on ‘trouble’ in middle class

DAVENPORT — “America’s back,” Vice President Joe Biden said in Davenport Monday, but “the middle class still is ... »

Hatch, Branstad release new television campaign ads in Iowa

DES MOINES — With a week remaining before Iowans go to the polls, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jack Hatch on Monday resumed his televi ... »

Final days of campaign create sense of excitement for Braley

CEDAR RAPIDS — Bruce Braley spent Sunday afternoon road-tripping through Eastern Iowa — not to look at the leaves, but to make sure h ... »

Lindsey Graham advocates for Ernst in Des Moines

DES MOINES — Lindsey Graham has multiple reasons for wanting to see Joni Ernst elected to the U.S. Senate. Some, he concedes, are more selfis ... »