Davenport - During the week of the Fair, many candidates, local and statewide, will be visiting Davenport to meet excited voters. All the candidates are excited to represent the Republican party and telling people how they can help Iowa succeed in the future.

Tuesday will have Linda Miller and Carol Earnhardt from 4-6pm and Auditor Vaudt at 6pm stopping by. Wednesday we have local candidate Roby Smith here from 12-2pm and Mark Riley from 4-6pm. Also that day, Lt. Gov. candidate Kim Reynolds will be talking a tour of the grounds with Senator Shawn Hamerlinck and stopping by the booth from 3-5pm.

Friday we have Rep. candidate Ben Lange and Treasurer candidate David Jamison shaking hands from 5-7pm and Jim Bainbridge from 6-8pm. Saturday we will again be hosting Mark Riley from 2-4 and Larry Minard as well from 2-4

We hope to see a lot of smiling faces and meet many people with interesting questions for the candidates so people can make an informed decision about who to choose this November. Please feel free to stop by and talk with any of our volunteer that will be at the booth in the expo center form 10am to 10pm and please take a moment to say hi to all the candidates as they make their way through Davenport.

The Mississippi Valley Fair runs from August 3rd through August 8th. Any questions can be directed to Jon Rasler at 563-370-8854 or visit the new Scott County Republican Headquarters at 311 W. Kimberly Rd. in Davenport.


On Tuesday,July 27, Scott County Republicans will be hosting a grand opening celebration of our hew headquarters.  There will be a cook-out, with special guest, Lt. Governor Nominee Kim Reynolds.

The Scott County Republican headquarters is located at 311 W. Kimberly, across from North Park Mall at the opposite end of the old Ethan Allen Furniture Store. The grand opening celebration is from 5:00 - 8:00. Kim Reynolds is scheduled to arrive at 6:00.

Scott County Republicans will be hosting a forum / debate for the two candidates vying in the June 8th primary to emerge as the Republican nominee for the First District Congressional race against incumbent Bruce Braley. The two candidates are Will Johnson from Dubuque and Ben Lange from Independence.

The forum / debate will take place in the Bettendorf High School auditorium on Tuesday, May 18 at 7 o'clock in the evening. The event is open to the public and there is no charge for admission.

The program involves a series of questions of a topical nature allowing the candidates to both express their views and challenge and differentiate their views from those of their opponents.

Each candidate's contact information is available at the following:

Will Johnson: http://johnsoncampaign.weebly.com/

Ben Lange: http://www.langeforcongress.com/

Scott County Republican Chairman Judy Davidson has stated in advance of the event: "We are looking forward to a spirited presentation by the candidates and are confident a strong contender will emerge from the primary to challenge Bruce Braley."

Scott County Republican Party contact information: Judy Davidson, Chairwoman

563-355-8887,  williamdavidsoniii@mchsi.com or http://www.scottcountyrepublicans.org/