Looking to the future

As we watched election results come in Tuesday night the results were not what we hoped for. Not what we worked for.  But that is not the true reality.  We registered a lot of new first time voters. We enabled lots of elderly voters to receive their absentee ballot who otherwise would not have gotten to vote. We informed every person we talked to on the issues, candidates, polling places and the importance of their vote.  Many of us made phone calls and door knocked for the very first time and we met some amazing people along the way.  One of those people was candidate Lanny Hillyard and I want to congratulate him on working extremely hard and running a honest and positive campaign.  Lanny continued to put out a positive message even as Dave Kerr and the Iowa Republican Party spent over $20,000 on false attack ads on the local radio stations and mass mailers. Now let's look at what we did accomplish.  We have recovered control of the national House of Representatives by re-electing Dave Loebsack and (this is huge) replacing David Young (R) with Cindy Axne (D) and Rob Blum (R) with Abby Finkenauer (D).  Our collective…
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Do you know your precinct and your Iowa Congressional districts?

If you want to keep yourself informed politically it's important to know your precinct and your Iowa congressional districts. Do You know what precinct you live in? Below is a link to a map of the Louisa County precincts. louisa county 2010 precinct map Do you know what Iowa Senate and House district Louisa County is in?  Louisa County is in House district 88 and Senate district 44.  Below is a map of House district 88.  Senate district 44 covers all of House district 88 plus the cities of Burlington and West Burlington which are House district 87. You can also get this information and confirm you are registered to vote by using the Iowa Secretary of State website by following the link below. https://sos.iowa.gov/elections/voterreg/regtovote/search.aspx
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