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(Almost) Everything You Need to Know About Midterms



Midterm elections in Iowa are on November 8th, here’s (almost) everything you need to know when voting this season.


Running for Iowa Senate are Chuck Grassley (R) and Michael Franken (D).

Running for house are Mariannette Miller-Meeks (R) and Christina Bohannan (D).

The Governor candidates are Kim Reynolds (R) and Deidre DeJear (D).


Senate

Chuck Grassley’s campaign focuses on lowering prescription drug prices to keep healthcare affordable. He also aims to help the agriculture in Iowa flourish.

Michael Franken has the same ambition for agriculture in Iowa. He also focuses on Social Security and making sure older generations are getting what they need.


House

Mariannette Miller-Meeks is currently working on the opioid crisis, and making sure Iowans are safe from overdoses and addiction. She also has voted against the Inflation Reduction Act, along with the Right to Conception Act.

Christina Bohannan is working to improve our education within Iowa. She also has a large focus on climate change, and preventing a worse environment.


Governor

Kim Reynolds works to oppose COVID mandates, making sure Iowans are not legally bound to vaccines and masks. She also is a large supporter of law enforcement, and wants to protect them.

Deirdre Dejear has lots of focus on education and educators, making sure they get the funding they need to succeed. Another one of her strengths is reproductive rights for women, including abortion.


Make sure you make an informed vote these Midterms; these are just a few of each of the candidates' views. Using the website isidewith.com, you can find each candidate and see where your and their values align.

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