Nov. 24 – Special Election for Iowa State House District 33 (Cedar Rapids)
Iowa is holding a special election to fill the seat of retiring Representative Dick Taylor, a Democrat, who represents a portion of Cedar Rapids.
Send your absentee application to the Linn County Auditor at Linn County Elections, PO Box 1328, Cedar Rapids, IA 52406-1328
Party leaders from the Democratic and Republican Parties picked their nominees for this special election. Democrats chose Kirsten Running-Marquardt. A former aide to Congressman David Loebsack, more can be found out about Running-Marquardt here.
Republicans nominated Josh Thurston, an Iraq War veteran and Cargill employee.
To read more about this race, here are three linked articles.
Cross posted at a new blog on special elections and voting info – www.electioninfo.wordpress.com