A look back at the top news stories from the past week.
Iowa 2022 Elections
In 2006, Dave Loebsack defeated 30-year incumbent Republican U.S. Rep. Jim Leach to represent southeast Iowa. On Saturday, they campaigned together in Davenport for a Democrat they both hope will next represent southeast Iowa in Congress — Christina Bohannan.
The Gazette interviewed Linn County voters who cast early ballots this week about the issues, races and candidates influencing their vote. Here is what they had to say.
On this week’s edition of the On Iowa Politics podcast: gubernatorial candidates debating, Republicans raking, Senate ratings changing, and Iowans voting.
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
Candidates running for northeast Iowa’s U.S. House seat spent Thursday rallying supporters to help get out the vote and laying out their plans to lower prices for Iowa families.
Members of the Cedar Rapids school board and Johnson County Board of Supervisors are the latest public officials to come out against the gun rights amendment on the Nov. 8 ballot.
Paul Pate is a former state legislator and mayor of Cedar Rapids while Joel Miller is the current Linn County auditor and former mayor or Robins.
Senate candidate campaigns in Iowa City in what appears to be close race
Grassley and his party face attacks from Democrats over support for abortion restrictions.
The campaign rally will be held in Sioux City just 5 days before Election Day
A 2024 presidential prospect who has been a regular presence in Iowa over the last two years, Nikki Haley stopped in Davenport and Cedar Rapids on Tuesday for rallies with Republican women seeking re-election in the Nov. 8 general election
Republican Davenport state lawmaker Roby Smith is aiming to unseat Democrat Michael Fitzgerald as the state’s elected banker.
Lawmakers redrew election districts and created a new and open House District 91 seat — covering parts of Johnson County, including Clear Creek up to Swisher, and all of Iowa County, including Williamsburg, Marengo and North English.
Latest Iowa Poll shows longtime Democratic Attorney General Tom Miller leading Republican challenger Brenna Bird by double digits. And, Liz Mathis goes after Ashley Hinson over abortion ban in new ad.