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Republican Miller-Meeks declares victory in 2nd District, even as one county prepares to recount votes on Thursday

Republican Mariannette Miller-Meeks declared victory in the race for the open seat in Iowa’s 2nd Congressional District on Tuesday, even though there is a recount already scheduled for Thursday in Lucas County. Lucas County put Miller-Meeks ahead of her Democratic opponent Rita Hart by a few dozen votes, when its auditor’s office posted new results […]

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Republican Miller-Meeks takes the lead in the 2nd District as Lucas County changes its vote totals

Republican Marianette Miller-Meeks regained the lead in the race for the open seat in Iowa’s 2nd Congressional District, after Lucas County updated its election results on Monday night. As of noon on Tuesday, the Iowa Secretary of State’s unofficial vote tally had Miller-Meeks ahead of Democrat Rita Hart by 50 votes, with 196,823 votes to […]

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New records set for voter turnout as Democrats win in Johnson County, Republicans win statewide

Iowa had a record turnout for the Nov. 3 general election, breaking the previous record by 100,000 votes, Secretary of State Paul Pate tweeted on Wednesday morning. According to the unofficial statewide results, 1,687,883 have been counted. (Mailed-in absentee ballots postmarked by Monday, Nov. 2, will be counted if they are received in a county […]

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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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Rand Paul to visit Iowa City

Officials announced Tuesday that U.S. Sen. Rand Paul (R-Kentucky), a potential Republican frontrunner for the 2016 presidential election, will visit Iowa City on Tuesday, Aug. 5 to headline a fundraising event in support of Dr. Mariannette Miller-Meeks’ congressional campaign. Having snagged the Republican nomination for Iowa’s U.S. House 2nd district in June, Miller-Meeks will take […]

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