Advertisement

Sen. Zach Wahls has signed up as a poll worker in Johnson County, and encourages other young people to do the same

Election officials in eastern Iowa and beyond have one resounding message for primary voters: fill out your ballot from home. With social distancing in effect — and the Wisconsin primary on April 7, in which thousands of voters found themselves in long, slow lines in and outside polling places, serving as a cautionary tale — Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate has expanded the mail-in voting period […]

Read More…

Watch: Caucus night at Coralville Precinct 1

Not everything went wrong on Caucus Day. A Democratic precinct in Coralville, Iowa saw a record turnout and relatively smooth proceedings — even though caucus rules can be confusing. Little Village sat in on Coralville Precinct 1 (at the Coralville Center for the Performing Arts) the night of Monday, Feb. 3, 2020. […]

Read More…

Letter to the editor: Zach Wahls just knocked on my door

A very personable, articulate and intelligent young man just knocked on my door. Zach Wahls is closing in on his 2,000th door! The admirable man he has become was evident as an eighth grader in my English class. He impressed me tremendously even then. After researching the Underground Railroad and Harriet Tubman, he was incredulous that there was no monument to her in Washington. He said one day he would change that. I have no doubt he will. […]

Read More…

Letter to the editor: An endorsement from Zach Wahls’ seventh-grade teacher

With Zach’s passionate interest in community affairs, his educational background and his ability to connect with all groups and listen to community concerns, I see Zach as the strongest candidate to represent us in the state legislature. I think its essential for us as a community to give all the supports we can for this young passionate voice that will be our senator in Des Moines. […]

Read More…

Letter to the editor: Zach Wahls is an inspirational leader

The choice in the Democratic primary for Senate district 37 on June 5 is not an easy one. We have strong candidates, with numerous varied strengths. I am writing to express my support for Zach Wahls. Zach’s passion, intelligence and dedication to issues such as mental health, social justice and supporting children and families with disabilities are, frankly, inspiring. I hope, prior to deciding how to cast your vote, you take an opportunity to meet Zach and discuss issues important to you. […]

Read More…

Letter to the editor: Zach Wahls is a bright future for Iowa

We are writing to support Zach Wahls’ candidacy for Iowa Senate. Zach grew up in our neighborhood, attended the same schools as our children, and his family still lives nearby. Zach has been an active community advocate for many years. At a young age he showed courage, maturity, and conviction addressing the Iowa Legislature, standing up to discrimination, and making a real difference in the lives of many Iowans who were facing inequity. […]

Read More…