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Bohannan defeats a 20-year incumbent, Kunkel wins in a landslide and Greenfield carries Johnson and Linn Counties in her primary victory

Christina Bohannan, a first-time candidate for public office, defeated long-time incumbent Vicki Lensing in the Democratic primary for Iowa House District 85. Bohannan, who is the Lauridsen Family Fellow in Law and director of the Master of Studies in Law program at the University of Iowa School of Law, won with 66 percent of the […]

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Letters to the editor: Brad Kunkel will be a sheriff who cares

Letters submitted by Julie Kunkel By Josh Gersten, Tiffin Brad was my direct supervisor during his five years as a patrol sergeant and reserve unit liaison, and I can attest to his leadership abilities. He’s a highly knowledgeable, approachable, empathetic cop who’s also an effective listener and problem-solver. Over the years, I’ve gotten countless texts […]

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Letter to the editor: 10 letters in support of Brad Kunkel for Johnson County sheriff

Bundle of letters submitted by Julie Kunkel By Leslie and Scott Carpenter, Iowa City As advocates for people with serious brain disorders like schizophrenia, we’re endorsing Brad Kunkel to be our next Johnson County sheriff. Brad understands the physical and financial burden that our inadequate mental health care system places on local communities and sheriffs […]

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