2016 Iowa caucuses

  • While Trump struggles nationally, Iowa proves loyal

    by - Oct 27, 2016
    By Matthew Jack | matthewmjack@gmail.com While Donald Trump flounders in national polls, his numbers in Iowa have proved that his supporters in the state are resilient to controversy surrounding the Republican candidate. In the days after...
  • Kasich ends presidential campaign

    by - May 4, 2016
    The path is clear for Donald Trump. Ohio Gov. John Kasich, the last candidate standing between GOP frontrunner Trump, ended his campaign Wednesday afternoon. The announcement came a day after Texas Sen. Ted Cruz suspended his...
  • Super PAC gears up for Clinton

    by - Apr 20, 2016
    By Brent Griffiths | brent-griffiths@uiowa.edu A few Sen. Bernie Sanders signs still linger on Iowa City lawns. Republican campaign swag is stashed not too far away; there are still delegates to be swayed. For both parties in...
  • Why Trump is losing delegate support

    by - Apr 15, 2016
    By Anna Onstad-Hargrave | anna-onstad-hargrave@uiowa.edu After a weekend of Colorado delegates coalescing against GOP front-runner Donald Trump, Iowa political experts say it’s because Trump does not understand the rules and has pushed away support. Texas Sen. Ted...
  • Texas Sen. Ted Cruz has a near perfect day in Iowa

    by - Apr 9, 2016
    By Brent Griffiths | brent-griffiths@uiowa.edu OTTUMWA, IOWA — Mahaska County Supervisor Mark Doland had to leave the Second District Republican convention for a wedding. Such absences occur during the ebb and flow of voting and debating...
  • N.J. Gov. Christie endorses Trump

    by - Feb 26, 2016
    By Rebecca Morin | rebecca-morin@uiowa.edu Following a night of being blasted by Sens. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, and Marco Rubio, R-Fla., GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump came back with a swing of his own: an endorsement from...
  • Kasich’s bankroll before Iowa caucuses: $1.4 million

    by - Feb 21, 2016
    The Ohio governor’s campaign has chosen to invest the bulk of its spending on advertisements, which amounted to approximately $500,000.    By Quentin Misiag | quentin-misiag@uiowa.edu Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s presidential campaign had only $1.4 million in the...
  • Jim Gilmore ends long-shot 2016 presidential campaign

    by - Feb 12, 2016
    The former Virginia governor also briefly ran for president in the 2008 election.  By Quentin Misiag | quentin-misiag@uiowa.edu Former Virginia Gov. Jim Gilmore announced Friday that he would end his 2016 Republican presidential campaign, after his bid failed to...
  • GOP hopeful Fiorina drops out of 2016 race

    by - Feb 10, 2016
    By Rebecca Morin | rebecca-morin@uiowa.edu Former Hewlett Packard CEO Carly Fiorina suspended her campaign for the Republican presidential nomination Wednesday afternoon. The 61-year-old released a statement through her campaign as well as her Facebook page. “I’ve...
  • A look inside Marco Rubio’s third-place Iowa caucus finish

    by - Feb 3, 2016
    The Florida senator exceeded poll expectations on caucus night. Now he’s being groomed by some to become the choice Establishment Republican to challenge Democrats.    By Quentin Misiag | quentin-misiag@uiowa.edu A third-place finish is hardly ever recognized as...