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I am the Des Moines Bureau Chief for The Gazette. I am based in Des Moines, where I cover Iowa politics and government, including the Iowa Legislature, the governor and state agencies, and the first-in-the-nation Iowa caucuses. I am a Wisconsin native, so if you follow me on Twitter, sorry about all the Badgers tweets.
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Latest Articles by Erin Murphy
Campaigns & Elections Nov. 8, 2022 10:47 pm89d ago
Reynolds was Iowans’ choice over Democrat Deidre DeJear, the Des Moines small businesswoman and activist; and Libertarian Rick Stewart, an activist and former business owner from Cedar Rapids.
Campaigns & Elections Nov. 10, 2022 12:04 pm88d ago
See what choices are on the ballot for Iowans in this midterm election. The polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. today. Voters should note that closing time is an hour earlier than in previous general elections. Find your polling location at voterready.iowa.gov
Campaigns & Elections Nov. 4, 2022 7:12 am94d ago
Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate said his office and law enforcement agencies are working together to ensure Iowans’ votes will be safe and counted accurately
State Government Nov. 3, 2022 9:24 am95d ago
Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds says she will appeal the ruling, which says schools must consider requests for required mask wearing near medically vulnerable students
Campaigns & Elections Oct. 28, 2022 6:00 am101d ago
The third-party candidate is running on a platform of individual liberty and hopes to gain the attention of voters looking for an alternative to Democrats and Republicans