Posts Tagged ‘Jacobs’
 

 

Primary Day Roundup and Open Thread

It’s been 1 year, 4 months, and 8 days since Senator Tom Harkin announced that he would retire at the at the end of his fifth term in the United States Senate.  Today, Republicans go to the polls to choose who they think is ...
by Craig Robinson

 
 

The Politics of the Gas Tax Spread to the Third District Race

In recent weeks, the gas tax has become an issue in the Republican U.S. Senate primary.  Mark Jacobs is using State Senator Joni Ernst’s vote in favor of increasing the gas tax by ten cents in the first negative ad his campa...
by Craig Robinson

 
 

Weekly Round Up: Loras Poll Validates Ernst As the Frontrunner

State Senator Joni Ernst told the Washington Post that she considered herself to be the frontrunner in the Republican U.S. Senate primary.  There is no doubt that her campaign has momentum, but her frontrunner status was confi...
by Craig Robinson

 

 

Republican U.S. Senate TV Guide

With Iowa’s primary just three weeks away, campaigns for the open U.S. Senate seat are getting heated.  It’s also that time of year when people are beginning to get inundated with TV and radio ads.  This is the time of th...
by Craig Robinson

 
 

Recent Polls Suggests that Joni Ernst is Struggling with Female Voters

Iowa is one of four states that has never elected a woman to federal office.  Two of those four states, Vermont and Delaware, have elected females to serve as governor, but that can’t be said for the other two states, Missis...
by Craig Robinson

 

 

Is Joni Ernst the Proven Conservative Her TV Ads Make Her Out to Be?

Is it possible to be the anti-establishment candidate in a Republican primary for the U.S. Senate and be the choice of the Republican establishment in your state at the same time? By definition, this would seem impossible. Yet,...
by Craig Robinson