DES MOINES, IOWA (October 26, 2022) — More than 13,000 students across Iowa made their voices heard by participating in Secretary of State Paul Pate’s Iowa Youth Straw Poll on Tuesday, October 25. Students in K-12 schools were invited to vote for their preferred candidates in Iowa’s congressional and gubernatorial races. The purpose of the poll is to serve as a fun learning activity to engage young people in civics.

ELDRIDGE, IOWA (October 25, 2022) — Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate will join Scott County Auditor Kerri Tompkins on Wednesday morning at 9AM as the county conducts public tests on its election equipment ahead of the November 8 general election.

DES MOINES, IOWA (October 25, 2022) — Governor Kim Reynolds today announced the appointment of Todd Jacobus as the Executive Director of the Iowa Department of Veterans Affairs and Commandant of the Iowa Veterans Home.

DES MOINES, IOWA (October 25, 2022) — Auditor of State Rob Sand today released a report on the Iowa Department of Workforce Development for the year ended June 30, 2020.

DES MOINES, IOWA (October 24, 2022) — Governor Kim Reynolds released the following statement today in response to the 2022 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) Mathematics and Reading Assessments of Grades 4 and 8:

BETTENDORF, IOWA (October 19, 2022) — Come meet your Candidates as a group of three local non-profit organizations will be hosting a series of two Scott County Candidate Forums in 2022. The final Forum will convene Saturday, October 22, at the Mississippi Bend Area Education Agency located at 

DES MOINES, IOWA (October 18, 2022) — Iowans can begin casting ballots for the 2022 general election on Wednesday, October 19, which is the start of the absentee-voting period. It marks the first day Iowans can vote in person at their county election office and the first day auditors can mail absentee ballots to voters who requested them.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (October 17, 2022) — Scott County Auditor Kerri Tompkins reminds voters that there are early voting options available to them, and that the deadline to return absentee ballots is on Election Day. “I want voters to be well informed as voting opportunities begin.”

Early Voting Options

BETTENDORF, IOWA (October 3, 2022) — Come meet your Candidates as a group of three local non-profit organizations will be hosting a series of two Scott County Candidate Forums in 2022.

WASHINGTON DC (October 13, 2022) — Representative Cheri Bustos (IL-17) has announced that Illinois will receive more than $2.25 billion from the bipartisan infrastructure law to improve roads, bridges, and tunnels across the state. 

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