Spotlight On Iowa’s 4th District

iowa 4thStay Connected with Iowa’s 4th District Democrats

Iowa’s 4th Congressional District includes 39 of Iowa’s 99 counties.

Audubon, Boone, Buena Vista, Butler, Calhoun, Carroll, Cerro Gordo, Cherokee, Chickasaw, Clay, Crawford, Dickinson, Emmet, Floyd, Franklin, Greene, Grundy, Hamilton, Hancock, Hardin, Harrison, Humboldt, Ida, Kossuth, Lyon, Monona, O’Brien, Osceola, Palo Alto, Plymouth, Pocahontas, Sac, Shelby, Sioux, Story, Webster, Winnebago, Woodbury, Wright

You can contact your county Dem. chair here

You can also stay connected with the Iowa Democratic Party’s 4th District online.

Facebook – IDP4th posts news, events, and reminders allowing you to share with your Facebook friends or post to the IDP4th wall.

Twitter – Follow@IDP4th for breaking news, posts of interest, new blog entries and more.

RSS Feed – Receive blog entries direct to your mail news feed or add to your favorites website links.

Email Updates – Join our email list for reminders, upcoming events, news, and more.

 NOTE:  Volunteers are available to assist County Parties wanting to create a website or build  social networks.  Email for additional information.  26 of the 39 county parties in Iowa’s 4th District have a presence on the Internet.

Steve King needs to go

Steve King has made more outrageous comments than we can count, about everything from  building electric fences on the Mexican border as his idea of immigration reform to “the unemployed are like lazy children.”   King has shown over and over that he cares more about championing right-wing causes for the Tea Party, Koch Brothers and other idiots and corporatists than he does about representing Iowans in Congress.

One issue that King is on the wrong side of that crosses party lines is that of animal cruelty.  Steve King has failed to support legislation that would prevent cruelty to animals in the form of dog fighting and has opposed the ability of whistleblowers to report inhumane conditions in factory farms.   Watch a group of local citizens holding Rep. King accountable.   Video/Paws Against King

Check out the Dogs Against Congressman Steve King Facebook page.

Steve King is vulnerable:

Public Policy Polling conducted a survey of Iowa’s 4th District in October 2013.  Respondents disapproved of Steve King’s job by a margin of 7 percentage points, 47% disapprove to -40% approve.  Significantly, the automated poll contacted more Republicans than Democrats.    28% of those polled responded that they were Democrats;  34% Republican;  38% Independent. Even more remarkable, respondents said If the election for Congress were held today (October 2013),  by a margin of 49% to 45% they would vote to elect King’s Democratic opponent.

These results indicate  a real opportunity to send a Democrat to congress from Iowa’s 4th.

Jim Mowrer, Democratic challenger for congress in District 4

Iowans in District 4 who would like to volunteer for a campaign, it appears that Jim Mowrer  has an excellent shot at putting an end to Steve King  making Iowa look like a bunch of right-wing nuts to the rest of the nation and world.  Check out Jim Mowrer’s website, sign up to volunteer or make a contribution at

Caucus to Convention 2014

The Iowa Democratic Party approved the calendar leading to the Iowa Democratic Party’s State Convention on June 21, 2014.

Precinct Caucuses – January 21
County Convention – March 8
District Convention – April 26
State Convention – June 21


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