Iowa Caucus

Two More Bite the Dust in Presidential Race

Two more presidential candidates have suspended their campaigns in the aftermath of the Iowa caucus. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) and former Senator Rick Santorum (R-PA) both announced the end of presidential campaigns. Senator Paul will now focus on his Senate re-election bid. Paul had previously been running for re-election while […]

Why Martin O’Malley and His Supporters Could be Kingmakers in Iowa

The rules for the Democratic Iowa caucus have an additional quirk not found in the Republican Party: the viability threshold. Candidates must hit 15% in the precinct, otherwise they are unable to receive any delegates from that precinct. Former Governor Martin O’Malley and his supporters could be critical with this […]

Iowa Caucus is Critical for Senators Ted Cruz, Bernie Sanders

On the first episode of his Late Show, host Stephen Colbert joked, “As long as I have nine months to make one hour of TV, I can do this forever.” The same attitude can be applied to Iowa and New Hampshire, the first nominating states in the presidential election. Candidates […]

Iowa Secretary of State Criticizes Cruz Campaign for Voter Mailer

Senator Ted Cruz’s presidential campaign has been criticized for a mailer sent to voters in Iowa that shows a voting “score” and urges the voter to (emphasis theirs) “CAUCUS ON MONDAY TO IMPROVE YOUR SCORE.” The story was first reported by Independent Journal Review. The backside of the mailersĀ is headlined, […]