Category Archives: Election 2016

Kim Weaver Ends Her Campaign

by Jason Frerichs Kim Weaver officially ended her campaign today and issued the following press release: Over the last several weeks, I have been evaluating personal circumstances along with the political climate regarding this campaign. After much deliberation, I have determined that the best decision for me is to withdraw my candidacy for the US House race in Iowa’s 4th

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Pepsi to Fund Dr. Andy McGuire's Campaign For Governor

Disclaimer: If you can’t figure out that this is satire, you probably went to Trump University. by Justin Case Soft drink giant Pepsi announced today that they will be funding McGuire’s campaign for governor.  Rumor has it was that the rousing success of the Pepsi ad featuring Kendall Jenner has inspired the company to fund another champion of the working

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Pepsi to Fund Dr. Andy McGuire’s Campaign For Governor

Disclaimer: If you can’t figure out that this is satire, you probably went to Trump University. by Justin Case Soft drink giant Pepsi announced today that they will be funding McGuire’s campaign for governor.  Rumor has it was that the rousing success of the Pepsi ad featuring Kendall Jenner has inspired the company to fund another champion of the working

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Andy McGuire is the Wrong Choice for Iowa

by Jason Frerichs Disclaimer: This article is the opinion of a private citizen.  The Iowa Democratic Party is neutral and had no part in the writing of this article.  Progressive Voices of Iowa does not have any affiliation with any political party. Iowa Starting Line recently published an article about the candidates that have announced their intentions to run for

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“I’m All In”

It’s official. Progressive Kim Weaver announced her candidacy to the nation on MSNBC’s AM Joy Sunday morning. Weaver gained national celebrity after a tweet by Representative Steve King claiming “We can’t restore our civilization with somebody else’s babies”, which drew condemnation from even some of his strongest supporters in government. Kim Weaver is the second to officially announce her candidacy for Iowa’s Fourth District congressional seat. Ryan Meyer

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"I'm All In"

It’s official. Progressive Kim Weaver announced her candidacy to the nation on MSNBC’s AM Joy Sunday morning. Weaver gained national celebrity after a tweet by Representative Steve King claiming “We can’t restore our civilization with somebody else’s babies”, which drew condemnation from even some of his strongest supporters in government. Kim Weaver is the second to officially announce her candidacy for Iowa’s Fourth District congressional seat. Ryan Meyer

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Official Press Release From Kurth Campaign

Davenport, Iowa – Tonight, the Scott County Democratic Party selected Monica Kurth to be their nominee in the Iowa House District 89 special election to replace Jim Lykam. Lykam was elected to the Iowa State Senate in a special election on December 27th, defeating Republican Mike Gonzales.   “I’m honored to receive the nomination to be the Democratic candidate in House

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Monica Kurth Chosen as Iowa House District 89 Democratic Party Candidate

By Crystal Defatte   The Nominating Convention for the Iowa House District 89 seat took place on January 5th just prior to the Scott County Democratic Party Central Committee meeting. The meeting was called to order at 7:08 pm by Thomas Hart, chair of the Scott County Central Committee. After a credentials report confirmed a quorum had been reached, Thomas Hart

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