DES MOINES, IOWA (May 24, 2022) — Governor Kim Reynolds signed the following bills into law:

DES MOINES, IOWA (May 23, 2022) — Governor Kim Reynolds has signed the following bills into law:

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (May 23, 2022) — Quad Cities Interfaith and NAACP of Illinois are partnering to bring a non-partisan Candidate Forum to Rock Island County June 14 at the Martin Luther King Jr Community Center (630 9th Street Rock Island Street, IL, 61201). This forum will be for both the Rock Island County Sheriff election as well as the Illinois House of Representatives District 72 election.

DES MOINES, IOWA (May 20, 2022) — The upcoming June 7 primary election is an excellent opportunity for Iowans to make their voices heard. I believe voting is one the most important duties we have as citizens of this great state and nation, and I encourage all eligible Iowans to participate in our elections.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (May 18, 2022) — Democratic elected officials, candidates, and supporters will gather at 5PM, Saturday, May 21, at Davenport’s RiverCenter, 136 E 3rd St. Davenport, for the annual Red, White, and Blue Gala. Gubernatorial candidate Deidre DeJear will give the keynote address. Congressional candidate Christina Bohannan, and US Senate candidates Abby Finkenauer, Admiral Mike Franken, and Dr Glenn Hurst will also be in attendance.

DES MOINES, IOWA (May 18, 2022) — The absentee voting period for the June 7 primary election is now underway. Iowans can vote in-person at their county auditor’s office from May 18–June 6. This is also the first day county auditors can mail absentee ballots to voters that requested one.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (May 17, 2022) — Scott County Auditor Kerri Tompkins is excited to share a new service offering for Scott County voters during a Primary Election of satellite locations. “Satellites are a typical service of the General Election. However, we are happy to serve the county with five locations where every ballot style will be available,” said Tompkins.

Link to satellite locations:

SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS (May 10, 2022) — The political arm of the Illinois Chamber of Commerce announces its endorsement of two outstanding candidates to fill new positions on the state’s highest court.

DES MOINES, IOWA (May 4, 2022) — Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate announces a record high 31 schools qualified for the Carrie Chapman Catt Award this school year. The award goes to schools that register at least ninety percent of their eligible students to vote. Nearly 3,400 high school students registered this year in conjunction with the Catt Award initiative.

DES MOINES, IOWA (May 3, 2022) — Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate will present the 2022 Carrie Chapman Catt Award to four high schools this week. The award goes to any school that registers at least 90% of eligible students to vote. All four schools surpassed the mark during the 2021-22 school year.

This is Ballard High School’s third time winning the award. West Marshall, Collins-Maxwell and Ar-We-Va are each qualifying for the first time.