primary http://iowapublicradio.org en November Matchups Set http://iowapublicradio.org/post/november-matchups-set <p>The last round of primary elections until August was held on Tuesday.&nbsp; Most of the matchups for the November midterm elections are set, including Iowa's contests.&nbsp; In a surprise victory this weekend, delegates to the third district Republican convention, chose David Young, former Chief of Staff for Senator Charles Grassley, as their nominee.&nbsp; That despite his fifth place finish in June 3rd voting.&nbsp; Host Ben Kieffer talks with Tim Hagle, Associate Professor of Political Science at University of Iowa and Chris Larimer, Associate Professor of Political Science at University Wed, 25 Jun 2014 21:24:51 +0000 Ben Kieffer & Katherine Perkins 42801 at http://iowapublicradio.org November Matchups Set Ernst Wins Republican Nomination http://iowapublicradio.org/post/ernst-wins-republican-nomination <p>After pulling ahead late in a crowded field, State Senator Joni Ernst won the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate &nbsp;to replace retiring Democrat Tom Harkin. &nbsp; &nbsp;</p><p></p> Wed, 04 Jun 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Joyce Russell 41675 at http://iowapublicradio.org Ernst Wins Republican Nomination 2014 Primary Election Results http://iowapublicradio.org/post/2014-primary-election-results <p><u><strong>U.S. Senate - Rep</strong></u></p><p class="digest-block-row result">Sam Clovis</p><p class="digest-block-row result">Joni Ernst ✔</p><p class="digest-block-row result">Mark Jacobs</p><p class="digest-block-row result">Scott Schaben <span class="dbr-pct"> <span class="dmr-bar-back"> </span> </span></p><p>Matt Whitaker</p><p></p><p></p><p><u><strong>U.S. House. Dist. 1 - Dem</strong></u></p><p class="digest-block-row result">Swati Dandekar</p><p class="digest-block-row result">Anesa Kajtazovic</p><p class="digest-block-row result">Pat Murphy ✔</p> Wed, 04 Jun 2014 04:01:44 +0000 Sarah Boden 41674 at http://iowapublicradio.org 2014 Primary Election Results King's Role in Shutdown Criticized http://iowapublicradio.org/post/kings-role-shutdown-criticized <p>Some Iowa Republicans in the business world &nbsp;are criticizing their party’s 4<sup>th</sup> district Congressman Steve King for his role in the federal government shutdown.&nbsp;&nbsp; But &nbsp;even before the showdown &nbsp;in Washington, there was talk of mounting a primary challenge against the six-term incumbent. &nbsp; &nbsp;</p><p></p> Tue, 22 Oct 2013 19:02:05 +0000 Joyce Russell 30953 at http://iowapublicradio.org King's Role in Shutdown Criticized