Category Archives: Iowa Voters

August 6th, 1965 – Lyndon Johnson Signs The Voting Rights Act.

video – 49 minutes The rapidity and disdain with which the current administration and Republican led states across the country are working to strip voting rights from citizens conjures up memories of the Jim Crow days of the the long … Continue reading

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Iowa GOP Continues Post Election Voter Harassment Efforts

No doubt about it, Governor Branstad has earned the prize of  Turkey of the Year.  A true GOP warrior, he has done everything on the national party’s agenda but in our view there is nothing worse than his ludicrous witch … Continue reading

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ALEC Voter ID Law Will Make It Harder For Students To Vote

Here is an excellent piece found on the College & Young Democrats of Iowa site about the terrible voter ID bill which everyone should contact your legislator about.  We would like to add one  more teensy tiny little detail about … Continue reading

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ALEC Attacks! Will Iowa Have A Voter ID Law?

I just got an email from my county party leader that SOS Matt Schultz will be following the ALEC lead and propose the Voter Photo ID bill for Iowa. This is one of ALEC model legislation bills aimed at supressing … Continue reading

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Entrepreneurs and Iowa Employment Tax

by Paul Deaton What will be the business climate in Iowa as a result of a Branstad administration? A neighbor of mine, who is an entrepreneur and owner of a mid-sized business is finding out and not liking it.According to … Continue reading

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Iowa's Summer Political Campaign has Begun

Iowa's Summer Political Campaign has Begun by Paul Deaton “The calls were reasonably well received, and for the most part, voters we talked to expect to be with us in November. They have lives to live and in June are … Continue reading

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Kevin McCarthy at the Iowa Democratic Party Convention

Kevin McCarthy at the Iowa Democratic Party Convention by Paul Deaton “In a state representative race, an Iowan has the chance to meet and get to know his/her candidate personally. Winning coalitions are built by candidates at the front doors … Continue reading

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Iowa Democratic Congressmen See 15 Challengers File

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HF 682 Would Secure the 2010 Iowa Vote

HF 682 Would Secure the 2010 Iowa Vote by Paul Deaton “The fiscal note for HF 682 states that an audit would cost each of the 99 counties an average of about $100 per year. “For just pennies a vote, … Continue reading

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After Action on a Third Special Election in Iowa

After Action on a Third Special Election in Iowa by Paul Deaton “The Johnson County special election may be a bellwether for what to expect in the 2010 general election campaign.”The Iowa Democratic Party noted Janelle Rettig’s election win on … Continue reading

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