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Democrat Fred Hubbell (left) and current Republican Gov. Kim Reynolds are running for Iowa governor.

Where Iowa gubernatorial candidates stand on education, health care, and more

October 24, 2018

Kim Reynolds (R) - Incumbent Age: 59   Hometown: Osceola, Iowa  Education: Iowa State University, B.L.S. About: Reynolds emphasizes an energetic personality and cites a growing Iowa economy...

How to vote in the 2018 midterm election

How to vote in the 2018 midterm election

October 24, 2018

When is Election Day? Tuesday, Nov. 6. Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. How do I register? Voters can register up until 10 days before the election, or they can register on Election Day.  Voters...

U.S. Rep. Rod Blum, R-Iowa, (left) will face off against Democratic challenger Abby Finkenauer (right) to represent Iowas 1st congressional district.

Rod Blum and Abby Finkenauer battle to represent Iowa’s 1st District

October 24, 2018

Rod Blum (R) - Incumbent Age: 63   Hometown: Dubuque  Education: Loras College, B.A., University of Dubuque, M.B.A. Stances: Education: Blum does not support federal involvement in education....

Republican Christopher Peters (left) is facing Democrat incumbent Dave Loebsack (right).

Iowa’s 2nd Congressional District: Who are the candidates?

October 24, 2018

Dave Loebsack (D) - Incumbent Age: 65 Hometown: Iowa City Education: B.A., M.A. from Iowa State University, Ph.D. from University of California Davis Stances: Education: Loebsack has worked on...

Republican David Young (left) is running against Democrat Cindy Axne (right) to keep his seat in the U.S. House of Representatives for Iowas 3rd District.

David Young and Cindy Axne vie for 3rd District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives

October 24, 2018

David Young (R) - Incumbent Age: 50   Hometown: Van Meter, Iowa Education: Drake University, B.A. Stances: Education: Young sponsored a bill in 2018 to allow the FFA to self-govern. In a 2015...

Democrat J.D. Scholten  (left) is running against Republican incumbent Steve King to take a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Can J.D. Scholten dethrone Rep. Steve King from his District 4 seat?

October 24, 2018

Steve King (R) - Incumbent Age: 69   Hometown: Storm Lake, Iowa Education: Denison High School Stances: Education: King does not support No Child Left Behind or Common...

Zach Wahls (left) and Carl Krambeck (right) are running for Iowa state Senate in the 37th District.

State Senate District 37 seat is up for grabs

October 24, 2018

Zach Wahls (D) Age: 27   Hometown: Iowa City Education: University of Iowa Stances:  Education: Wahls opposes cutting budgets of higher-education institutions. He criticizes incentives for private...

Republican Patrick Wronkiewicz (left) is a UI student running against Democratic incumbent Joe Bolkcom (right) for Iowas 37th state Senate district.

State Senate District 43: Who should represent Iowa City?

October 24, 2018

Joe Bolkcom (D) - Incumbent Age: 62   Hometown: Iowa City Education: St. Ambrose University; University of Iowa, M.A. Stances: Health Care: Bolkcom voted against a 2017 bill to reduce state funding...

Democrat Jodi Clemens (left) and Republican incumbent Bobby Kauffman (right) are running for Iowa House District 73.

Meet the candidates for Iowa’s 73rd House district

October 24, 2018

Bobby Kaufmann (R) - Incumbent Age: 33   Hometown: Wilton, Iowa Education: Muscatine Community College, University of Iowa Stances: Education: Bobby Kaufmann supports additional funding for higher-education...

Republican Heather Hora (left) seeks to take over the State Senate District 39 seat  from Democratic incumbent Kevin Kinney (right).

Get to know the contenders for State Senate District 39

October 24, 2018

Kevin Kinney (D) - Incumbent Age: 55   Hometown: Oxford, Iowa Education: Clear Creek/Amana High School Stances: Economy: Kinney wants to stimulate the rural Iowa economy by passing industrial-hemp...

From left: Pat Heiden, Phil Hemingway, and Janelle Rettig ran for two seats on the Johnson County Board of Supervisors. Rettig and Heiden won the seats.

Who is on the ballot for Johnson County Board of Supervisors?

October 24, 2018

Janelle Rettig (D) - Incumbent Age: 53 Hometown: Iowa City Occupation: Government organizer About: Democratic incumbent Janelle Rettig is running for a third term on the board; she led the June...

Democrat Deidre DeJear (left) is facing Republican incumbent Paul Pate for the position of Iowa Secretary of State.

Two candidates seek to be Iowa Secretary of State

October 24, 2018

Paul Pate (R) - Incumbent Age: 60   Hometown: Ottumwa, Iowa Education: Kirkwood Community College About: Pate has held a number of positions in his political career. As a state senator, he represented...

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