State Rep. Ras Smith is running for governor

Rep. Ras Smith announced on Tuesday he is running for Iowa governor in 2022. “Iowans deserve a governor who will embrace the challenges of today as opportunities to lead tomorrow,” the Waterloo Democrat said in social media posts announcing his candidacy. “A governor that, when the days get long, will have your back. We deserve […]

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“People want something different”: Prospective Democratic candidate for governor Cathy Glasson holds a listening session in Iowa City

Cathy Glasson is a prospective Democratic candidate for governor, but she wants people to know she’s not a politician. “I think that’s actually a good thing, in some respects,” Glasson told the diverse crowd of approximately 35 people gathered at Lucky’s Market to hear her speak on Wednesday evening. […]

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Rich Leopold entering race for Iowa Governor

Defining himself as a “fiscally conservative Democrat” and an “outsider,” Rich Leopold announced his plan to run for Iowa governor in the 2018 election. “I’m a scientist by trade. I’m not a legislator. I’m not a politician. I’m actually a doer. I get things done by bringing people together. I’ve been doing this my whole […]

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Gov. candidate Jack Hatch to visit Sanctuary Pub

Hatch speaks in Iowa City

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jack Hatch, along with his running mate, Cedar Rapids Councilwoman Monica Vernon, will be holding a fundraiser at Iowa City’s Sanctuary Pub, located at 405 S. Gilbert, from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. Tuesday night. State Senators Joe Bolkcom and Robert Dvorsky are listed as hosts of the event. Hatch, a state senator […]

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