Friday, September 28, 2012
A Story County Republican fundraiser will give voters the opportunity to hear from area Republicans running for office as well as Stu Iverson.
The Third Annual Story County Republican Chili Supper held Monday in Nevada will give area Republicans a chance to hear from GOP candidates with early voting underway. Iowa Representative Stu Iverson, of Clarion, will serve as the keynote speaker. Doors to the event open at 5:30 p.m. Stephen Quist, Dane Nealson and Ty Radford Stewart will also speak at the event. Quist is running for Iowa House District 46. Nealson is running for Iowa House District 45 and Radford Stewart is running for Story County Auditor. Read more about area elections in the Ames Patch Election Guide. Gates Hall is at 825 15th St. Free will donations will be accepted.
Friday, June 22, 2012
The candidates, incumbents and issues that will be affecting Ames.
As we look ahead to November’s elections, Ames Patch is devoted to bringing you the information you need about every race in town. Here are five races that are already contested in Ames. President Barack Obama: Prognosticators call Iowa a battleground state in the presidential race, and two recent visits by President Obama to the Hawkeye State seem to bear that out. In April, Obama was at the University of Iowa to talk about the need to keep student loan interest rates down, then in May he stumped in Des Moines on the economy, abortion rights, gays in the military and his desire to lead the country forward. GOP Presidential Nominee Mitt Romney: The former Massachusetts governor has visited the state three times in the past month, usually …
Wednesday, February 22, 2012
Two Republicans said they will run against Democratic incumbents.
Ames voters will have races in both its Iowa House districts come November. Two Ames men announced their candidacy for Iowa House District 45 and 46. Both Dane Nealson and Stephen Quist will run on the Republican ticket against the current incumbent Democrats Beth Wessel-Kroeschell, (45) and Lisa Heddens (46), both of Ames. Nealson, 26, is a former Iowa State University student who works at Nucara Pharmacy in Nevada. He would face Wessel-Kroeschell in November if no primary round competition emerges. Quist, 22, president of the Iowa State University College Republicans and a periodic Ames Patch blogger made his announcement Thursday at Cafe Diem. A video of his announcement is attached to this story. Quist would face Heddens in November if…