Kurt Friese

17 Iowa politics predictions for 2017

Jan 16, 2017

Point of Order, Mr. Speaker

“…In part because it’s harder to come up with things to predict during a non-election year.”

Here in Johnson County, there are 52 seats being voted on in 2017, including 8 mayorships and seats on all the city councils and school boards. There are similar numbers in all the other 98 counties. Iowa Progressives (and, indeed, progressives nationwide) need to be rebuilding the Democratic party by rebuilding its bench, and by getting Progressive voices into seats at councils and boards everywhere possible. #RiseUp.

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