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Starchild: Volunteering for Ron Paul in Iowa

Written for IPR by Starchild at the request of  Jill Pyeatt

A couple days after Christmas, I went to Iowa to help Ron Paul’s presidential campaign in the lead-up to the Iowa caucuses. I’d never been there before, and I like traveling, but mainly it was just something I felt like I needed to do; that how well Ron Paul did in that caucus could be a real game changer.… Read more ...

Iowa Freedom Report: Jake Porter Likely to Run for Des Moines City Council

Via Steve Hoodjer:

Iowa Freedom Report has learned today that 2010 Libertarian candidate for Secretary of State Jake Porter is leaning towards a run for Des Moines City Council. Porter was the highest finisher among Libertarian Party candidates in the last cycle and his 33,854 votes were the highest raw total for any statewide LP candidate since 2002.… Read more ...

Libertarian Jake Porter Debates Democrat and Republican on Iowa Public Television

Email from Steve Hoodjer to contact.ipr@gmail.com:

On Saturday, October 23, Iowa Public Television hosted a debate among all three candidates for Secretary of State. Libertarian Jake Porter debated with the Democrat incumbent Michael Mauro and Republican challenger Matt Schulz, a lawyer and Council Bluffs city councilman. Porter is the only mid-major party candidate for statewide office who has been allowed an equal stage with his major party opponents in the general election cycle.… Read more ...