Campaign Almanac: Polls say 3 Iowa Congressional races are close

Three Iowa Congressional districts. Three razor-close campaigns, either tied or separated by a single percentage point. That’s according to new rounds of polling published this week. In Eastern Iowa’s new 2nd Congressional District, Republican incumbent Congresswoman Ashley Hinson and Democratic challenger Liz Mathis are locked in a dead heat, according to polling commissioned by Mathis’ […]

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Campaign Almanac: Mathis raises $725K in latest period in Congressional bid

Liz Mathis, the Democratic candidate for Congress in Eastern Iowa’s new 2nd District, raised more than $725,000 during the recent three-month federal reporting period, her campaign said in a news release. Mathis has raised more than $2.6 million during the campaign cycle, and will finish the reporting period with $1.7 million in her campaign account, […]

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Mathis talks teachers, infrastructure in Eldora

Liz Mathis is hoping the changing of the district map in Iowa will give her a chance to flip a seat in Congress. The Democrat – who currently sits in the Iowa Senate – is challenging Republican Ashley Hinson in the newly formed second district, which now includes Hardin County. On Saturday, at the library […]

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Campaign almanac: Mathis raised $640,000 this quarter for 1st District race

The campaign for Liz Mathis, a Democratic candidate for Congress in eastern Iowa’s 1st District, said it will report raising more than $640,000 during the most recent three-month federal period. The campaign said more than 90% of contributions come from Iowans, and that Mathis will end the period with $550,000 in the campaign account. … […]

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AFSCME endorses Liz Mathis in run for U.S. House seat

AFSCME Council 61 has endorsed state Sen. Liz Mathis’ bid for the Iowa 1st Congressional District seat. “Liz Mathis understands the value of hard work and has a track record to prove it,” said AFSCME Council 61 President Rick Eilander. … his was unanimously endorsed by the AFSCME Iowa Political Committee in a vote last […]

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