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The independent newspaper of the University of Iowa community since 1868

The Daily Iowan

The independent newspaper of the University of Iowa community since 1868

The Daily Iowan

Photos: 2023 General Election in Iowa City

Iowa City residents voted in the general election at numerous polling locations around town during Election Day on Tuesday, Nov. 7. Voting started at 7 a.m. and ended at 8 p.m.

Iowa City residents voted for city and school board elections. Seven candidates are vying for four spots on the Iowa City Community School Board. Four seats are available on the Iowa City City Council and two At-Large, one District A, and one District C are also open.

City Council candidates include Laura Bergus, Pauline Taylor, Josh Moe, Mandi Remington, Mazahir Salih, and Andrew Dunn.

School Board candidates include Molly Abraham, Charlie Eastham, Lisa Williams, Micah Broekemeier, Robert Decker, Mitchell Lingo, and Jacob Onken.

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Grace Smith, Senior photojournalist and filmmaker
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Grace Smith is a fourth-year student at the University of Iowa double majoring in Journalism and Cinematic Arts. In her four years at The Daily Iowan, she has held the roles of photo editor, managing summer editor, and visual storyteller. Outside of The Daily Iowan, Grace has held an internship at The Denver Post and pursued freelance assignments for the Cedar Rapids Gazette and the Des Moines Register.
Lua Rasga, Photojournalist
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Lua Rasga is a fourth-year student at the University of Iowa majoring in Cinematic Arts. She’s a photojournalist for The Daily Iowan. She comes from Sao Paulo, Brazil with previous experience in filmmaking.
Sara Stumpff, Photojournalist
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Sara is a third year UI student who transfered from Kirkwood. She is a "non traditional" student who will hopefully obtain her BFA in Photography and BA in Spanish.
Ayrton Breckenridge, Managing Visuals Editor
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Ayrton Breckenridge is the Managing Visuals Editor at The Daily Iowan. He is a senior at the University of Iowa majoring in journalism and cinema. This is his fourth year working for the DI.
Madison Frette, Photojournalist
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Madison Frette is a second-year student at The University of Iowa double majoring in Business Analytics and Information Systems and Cinematic Arts. This is her first year working as a photojournalist for The Daily Iowan.
Theodore Retsinas, Photojournalist
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Theodore Retsinas is a freshman at the University of Iowa studying Neuroscience. 
Shaely Odean, Photojournalist
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Shaely Odean is a transfer student at the University of Iowa, currently in her third year. She is pursuing double majors in Journalism and Strategic Communications, as well as Sustainability Sciences. Shaely works as a photojournalist for The Daily Iowan, and her passion lies in environmental issues. Before joining the University of Iowa, she attended Kirkwood Community College, where she served as the photo editor for the Kirkwood Communique.