2018 Iowa Senate Candidates List

(this is a work in progress… we will work on it weekly)


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Tracy Freese for Iowa Senate District 25

Special Election is on April 10th!  There will also be an election in November for this seat. Tracy Freese announced last July that she would challenge Senate Majority leader Bill Dix in Senate District 25, a district that includes Grundy and Hardin counties, as well as parts of Butler and Story counties.  Senator Bill Dix resigned unexpectedly on March 12th, when...

Vicky Brenner for Senate in District 13

Vicky Brenner is a retired school teacher, and a tireless activist, in Madison (Winterset) and Warren Counties, but also in the surrounding area and Des Moines.   She follows events in the Iowa Legislature closely and advocates for public schools, on women’s rights, and against the death penalty.  She has been an active member of a community organization called...

Marie Gleason takes on Republican Roby Smith in Senate District 47 – Quad Cities

Marie Gleason was inspired to run, in part, by last year’s Women’s March in Des Moines.  This year she marched with the Quad Cities Women’s March.  She is an unusual Democrat – she has a business degree, and works for Deere and Company.  She has held a number of important positions in the company, and has volunteered to help women in the community who are...