Supermajority for bonds goes back to 1930s

IOWA CITY — For more than 80 years, Iowa counties, cities and school districts have needed 60 percent of the vote — as opposed to a s ... »

Voting won't be the last questions for some Iowans on Election Day

CEDAR RAPIDS — For some Iowa voters, deciding between Joni Ernst and Bruce Braley won't be the last question they'll be asked on Election Day ... »

Republican team upbeat on Iowa campaign trail

WEST DES MOINES — Gov. Terry Branstad and U.S. Senate candidate Joni Ernst led an upbeat band of GOP candidates around western Iowa o ... »

Study: Young voters need to show up on Election Day

Young voters could have a decisive impact in Iowa’s U.S. Senate Race, according to a new study by the Center for Information and Research on ... »

Political parties intensify focus on early voting

DES MOINES — Iowa Republicans celebrated last week, calling it an “historic milestone” when, for the first known time, they en ... »

Absentee, early votes big part of Senate campaign strategy in Iowa

DAVENPORT — In 2010, more than 400,000 Iowa voters who were part of the record-breaking effort to elect Barack Obama two years earlier decide ... »

Secretary of State candidate wants to improve voting access for military

DES MOINES — The Democratic candidate seeking to be Iowa's next secretary of state offered three changes to Iowa voting laws Thursday that he ... »

Hatch taps Monica Vernon as running mate

Joining his call for a return to competence and trustworthiness in state government, a “pleased … proud … excited& ... »

New statewide vote reporting vendor set for Tuesday

Election night 2012 arguably was the biggest night of that year for the Iowa Secretary State’s office.

Its website was expected to han ... »

Campaign postcard leaves endorsed candidates crying foul

CEDAR RAPIDS — How many candidates can complain when some unknown backer pays to mail a postcard to Linn County Democratic voters on the eve ... »