Iowa GOP Chairman Strawn Congratulates Whitver

Republicans win Senate District 35 Special Election DES MOINES – Republican Party of Iowa Chairman Matt Strawn tonight congratulated Jack Whitver on his special election win in Senate District 35. The seat covers northern Polk County. “Jack will be a strong advocate for conservative principles and private sector job creation. Jack has personal experience creating … [Read more...]

Whitver Supporters to Hold Election Night Watch Party

Whitver available to media when polls close DES MOINES – Friends of GOP candidate Jack Whitver will hold an Election Night Watch Party after casting their votes in Tuesday’s special election. Whitver is the Republican nominee to fill the open seat in Polk County’s Senate District 35. The Election Night party begins at 7 p.m. Whitver will be available to reporters at … [Read more...]

Gov. Branstad to Headline Whitver “Get out the Vote” Rally

GOP leaders to make final push Saturday in Ankeny in Senate District 35 DES MOINES – Republican Party of Iowa Chairman Matt Strawn today announced a “Volunteer for Whitver” day, including a rally with Governor Terry Branstad to support Senate District 35 nominee Jack Whitver. The special election for the vacant northern Polk County Iowa Senate seat will be held on … [Read more...]

Iowa GOP Chairman Strawn Re-elected to 2nd Term

All Republican officers retained through 2012 cycle DES MOINES – The Republican Party of Iowa State Central Committee today re-elected Matt Strawn to a second term as chairman. The committee also re-elected the following officers: Co-chair Jim Kurtenbach, Treasurer Craig Williams and Secretary Bill Schickel. Strawn had no challengers. His re-election comes after the Iowa … [Read more...]

Republican Joni Ernst Wins Special Election In Senate District 48

DES MOINES – Republican Party of Iowa Chairman Matt Strawn tonight congratulated Joni Ernst (R-Red Oak) on her election to the Iowa Senate. Ernst won today’s special election in Senate District 48, the seat formerly held by Lt. Gov.-elect Kim Reynolds. “Joni will deliver on the promise to return smaller, limited government to Iowa, focusing on ways to incentivize … [Read more...]