6 results for tag: Brad Anderson


Candidate for Secretary of State Can’t Even Follow Iowa Election Law

Five Counts Filed Against Democrat in Ethics Complaint DES MOINES - Republican Party of Iowa Co-Chairman Cody Hoefert released a statement today regarding an ethics complaint recently filed against Brad Anderson, the Democratic candidate for Iowa Secretary of State. “With just over two weeks before Election Day, we now learn that Brad Anderson either ignored Iowa’s election laws or does not believe they apply to him. Either way, this only goes to underscore the fact that he is not someone Iowans can trust to uphold the integrity of their elections.” Late last week, a complaint was filed with the Iowa Ethics & Campaign Disclosure ...

RPII: Early voting starts today, Ernst electrifies & ISIS intelligence

Republican Party of Iowa Intel (RPII) features original content and aggregates news coverage of Iowa politics for GOP activists and other interested parties. Send tips—news from your area, events, etc.—to patch [at] iowagop.org with "[RPII]" in the subject field. DES MOINES—Today, 40 days before Election Day, marks the start of early voting in Iowa. Register to vote or request an absentee ballot by clicking here. To raise awareness of opportunities for casting an early ballot, the Republican Party of Iowa and our candidates are embarking on a statewide bus tour featuring rallies today in Ankeny, Newton, Iowa City, Muscatine and ...

Iowa GOP: Brad Anderson’s ties to convicted identity thief should concern Iowans seeking impartial chief elections officer

DES MOINES—The Republican Party of Iowa charged today that Brad Anderson's ties to convicted criminal Zach Edwards while Edwards worked under Anderson at the state's largest Democrat consulting firm should concern Iowans seeking a neutral arbiter of elections. Edwards pleaded guilty in 2012 to using a computer at Link Strategies to steal the identity of Matt Schultz, Iowa's Secretary of State. "Brad Anderson's cozy connection to a criminal dirty trickster strikes at the heart of his disingenuous campaign to portray himself as a champion of free and fair elections," said Iowa GOP co-chairman Cody Hoefert, a chiropractor and city ...

RPII: Biden campaigns, Harkin Steak Fry bites, early voting

Republican Party of Iowa Intel (RPII) is a regular update to Iowa GOP activists and other interested parties featuring news and information about Iowa Republicans and campaigns. Send tips—news from your area, events, etc.—to patch [at] iowagop.org with [RPII] in the subject field. DES MOINES—Vice President Joe Biden returned to Iowa Wednesday morning for a partisan campaign rally on the west steps of the Iowa State Capitol that he billed to U.S. taxpayers. In a release, Republican Party of Iowa leaders criticized Biden for using his official office to pay for a partisan, campaign trip to Iowa in the home stretch of the ...

Iowa GOP: Biden uses taxpayer funded Iowa trip for partisan stump speech

DES MOINES—Republican Party of Iowa leaders criticized Vice President Joe Biden for using his official office to pay for a partisan, campaign trip to Iowa in the home stretch of the midterm elections. "I'd love nothing more than for Joe Biden to be a 2016 presidential candidate," said Jeff Kaufmann, the chairman of the Republican Party of Iowa and a seventh-generation livestock farmer from Wilton. "If that wish won't come true, then I'd at least wish he would campaign on his own dime and not bill the taxpayers of Iowa and America." "Time and time again, when I served in the Iowa House of Representatives, I saw Republicans stand with the ...

Iowa GOP chair contrasts backgrounds of SOS candidates, calls on Anderson to release client list

DES MOINES—After the campaign of Paul Pate, the GOP nominee for Secretary of State, released a web video yesterday highlighting his service to Iowa, Republican Party of Iowa chairman Jeff Kaufmann is highlighting the contrast between Pate and his Democrat opponent. Democrats nominated Brad Anderson, a partisan political operative, as their candidate for Secretary of State. Anderson, a Chicago native, directed the 2012 campaign for President Barack Obama in Iowa. “Iowans have a clear choice for Secretary of State: Paul Pate, a proven public servant and small businessman, or Brad Anderson, a partisan operative,” said Kaufmann, a ...