Politics & Elections

Politics & Elections
10:46 am
Mon October 22, 2012

In Iowa justice vote, backers focus on equality

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Supporters of Supreme Court Justice David Wiggins are hoping that a campaign stressing Iowa's history of equality will convince voters to reject a conservative effort to oust him for approving same-sex marriage.

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Politics & Elections
4:05 am
Mon October 22, 2012

Should Douglas County Merge Two County Offices?

Douglas County residents will be voting on several different ballot measures November 6, one of which is the consolidation of two county offices.

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Politics & Elections
4:11 pm
Sun October 21, 2012

Vice Presidential candidate Paul Ryan campaigns in Council Bluffs

GOP Vice Presidential candidate Paul Ryan speaks to a crowd of supporters Sunday afternoon in Council Bluffs.
Katie Schubert KIOS-FM

GOP Vice Presidential candidate Paul Ryan says former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney would be a successful, bipartisan leader.

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Politics & Elections
11:07 am
Fri October 19, 2012

More than 477,000 early voting ballots requested in Iowa

More than 1,600 people have voted early in one western Iowa county.

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Politics & Elections
1:00 am
Fri October 19, 2012

As Election Day approaches, Presidential candidates focus on strategy to win Iowa

President Barack Obama and his GOP challenger, former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney, at a recent debate.
courtesy PBS/Google Images

With less than three weeks until the general election, both presidential candidates will be spending a lot of time in Iowa.

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Politics & Elections
4:16 pm
Thu October 18, 2012

Big Bird Vs. Big Oil

Democrat John Ewing, Douglas County Treasurer

The Omaha Press Club and the League of Women Voters presented a debate today (Thursday) between the two candidates for Nebraska’s 2nd congressional District.

Republican Congressman Lee Terry is seeking his 8th term in office.  He faces challenger, Democrat John Ewing, who’s currently Douglas County Treasurer. 

Among the topics they discussed were healthcare, education, and federal subsidies. 

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Politics & Elections
1:35 pm
Wed October 17, 2012

Early voting reaching near-record numbers in Douglas and Sarpy Counties

Early voting is going strong in Douglas and Sarpy Counties with three weeks until Election Day.

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Politics & Elections
12:19 pm
Tue October 16, 2012

Campaigns expect economy, jobs, health care to dominate Tuesday debate

President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney will debate Tuesday, a program you’ll hear at 8pm on KIOS.

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Politics & Elections
5:06 am
Tue October 16, 2012

Rock the Vote Attracts New Voters

Young people make up about a quarter of the electorate, and voting rights advocates say they’re a powerful collective force when they turn out to vote.

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Politics & Elections
9:23 am
Fri October 12, 2012

As Election Day approaches, western Iowa political scientist expects intense campaigns

Iowa's newly re-drawn Congressional Districts.

A Buena Vista University political scientist says redistricting has made Iowa’s Congressional races much more competitive---and negative.

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