Tag Archives: 2018 Election Campaign

Rob Sand Is The Watchdog Iowa Needs

It’s time to wake up the watchdog by electing Rob Sand as state auditor. State auditor is a low glamor elected office responsible to audit the books, records and accounts of every department of state government annually. Iowans should want … Continue reading

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Hard Road To Winning

My first election campaign spoiled me. I stopped at the Democratic headquarters in Davenport, Iowa in 1964, after paying the bill for my newspaper route, to stuff envelopes during Lyndon Johnson’s re-election campaign. Other campaign workers gave me a campaign … Continue reading

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Iowa Democratic Veterans Caucus Shunned

The 2018 midterms are going to be a pisser and nothing indicates the bitter intensity of the upcoming electoral contest like publicly shunning the Iowa Democratic Veterans Caucus. Whether or not there should be a veterans caucus, and a state … Continue reading

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When We All Vote

Your vote is your voice. Have that conversation with your friends, family and neighbors. When We All Vote, we all do better. Register and volunteer at http://whenweallvote.org.

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Building A Blue Wave

People are excited by the prospect of flipping the Iowa House and governorship in November. I share the excitement, and note such voters are engaged in politics more than most who will show up at the polls. I’ll be convinced … Continue reading

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Elect Fred Hubbell – Rita Hart

Since Iowa Democrats picked Fred Hubbell as their nominee for governor he’s honed his message to a few major issues. In a recent letter Hubbell wrote, I want to be clear about one thing: I’m not just running against Governor … Continue reading

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Happy National Run For Office Day!

November 14th is National Run for Office Day.  See why you and your friends should consider running for office. runforofficeday.com https://www.runforsomething.net/ Are you 35 or under? Have you ever thought of running for office?  This organization wants to help young progressives … Continue reading

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Hope Is Alive In House District 82

What seems most important about last night’s Iowa House District 82 special election to replace Curt Hanson is Democrat Phil Miller won in a post-Tom Harkin era. Iowa no longer has a Democratic U.S. Senator able to travel most counties, … Continue reading

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