Letters to the Editor

Braley is champion for middle class

Bruce Braley’s first priority as U.S. Senator will be to improve the lives of all Americans.

As a champion for the middle class, Brale ... »

Elective process needs to change

I received a request for an absentee ballot from one of the political parties. I did not deem it worth the 49 cent stamp to return it for a ballot. ... »

Government is not being truthful

The pre-election cycle is in full swing and once again, as was the case with the Benghazi attack, our government is not being truthful with us with ... »

Ernst knows veterans’ needs

The Senate race between Joni Ernst and Bruce Braley is mired down in minutia while the country is in dire straits.

Braley touts his involveme ... »

Vote Podzimek for Supervisor

Our county is fortunate that Tom Podzimek is running for Linn County supervisor. His two terms on the Cedar Rapids City Council demonstrated to me ... »

Blum knows how to grow economy

As a senior at Coe College, nothing is more important to me than ensuring Iowa’s economy continues to grow and prosper, providing opportunit ... »

Support LOST in Johnson County

As the election gets closer, I encourage residents to support the last question on the ballot — the local-option sales tax initiative.

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Support Nielsen for North Liberty mayor

North Liberty is in dire need of a pro-active, positive, energized and passionate mayoral leader to move our town’s momentum forward.

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Shoop will make great supervisor

Becky Shoop could be one of the best supervisors to ever serve the residents of Linn County. How do I know? Because I’ve worked side-by-side ... »

Keast is thoughtful, responsive listener

Kristi Keast will be an outstanding state representative from House District 95.

I have known Keast and her family for years as they were ou ... »

Reynolds, Vernon should debate

I was so impressed with The Gazette’s Sept. 24 editorial “Lt. Gov. role important, needs debate” questioning the lack of any d ... »

Vote wisely when voting for sentor

On Nov. 4, voters will elect a new federal senator for six years. Democrat Bruce Braley and Republican Joni Ernst are campaigning to win this posit ... »

Braley is outstanding supporter of vets

As a veteran who has witnessed Bruce Braley go to bat for veterans numerous times, I am upset with Joni Ernst and her portrayal of Braley as someon ... »

Ernst not best choice for Senate

Joni Ernst is doing well in the polls. Apparently her quaint folksy campaign with flags, soldiers, church steeples, old tractors, claims of what sh ... »

Vote Blum to serve 1st District

There are two distinct choices in the race for Iowa’s 1st District congressman.

Pat Murphy is a big-government, tax-and-spend, “ ... »