Election 2016

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Precinct map for Scott County, IA (2016)
http://www.scottcountyiowa.net/auditor/pub/precinct_maps/Scott_County_Precinct_Maps/Overall_Map/Scott_County_Large.pdf / Scott County Auditor

Political party officials in Scott County have been answering a lot of questions before Monday's caucuses. One of the most common is, "Where do I go to participate?"

Just about every presidential candidate is making their way through the Quad Cities ahead of the Iowa Caucuses on Monday. A large schedule of events in Davenport begins tomorrow, with democrat Bernie Sanders. He'll appear at the Danceland Ballroom at 5:30 pm.

WVIK Staff

Hoping to repeat his victory of four years ago, republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum started a 50-city final tour of the state over the weekend, leading up to the Iowa caucuses next Monday. 

At a town hall meeting in Davenport Monday, the former US senator from Pennsylvania said there are a lot of good republican candidates this year, saying the right things, but with little or no record of accomplishments.

Santorum says he has a long record of accomplishments in foreign policy, welfare reform, and trying to fix Social Security.

Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders stopped in the Quad Cities today for a volunteer canvass. Around 150 people attended the campaign stop in Davenport--many were there to volunteer for Sanders, a Democrat.

Lisa Lewis Garman from Davenport helped organize canvass routes today, and has been volunteering since September. Once she decided she supported Sanders, her next step was to donate her time to his campaign.


While most volunteers are canvassing door-to-door, Air Force Veteran Nick Tsacudakis, from Davenport, says he's been helping out in other ways.


Martin O'Malley

Less than two weeks before the Iowa caucuses, presidential candidates keep adding campaign stops in the state. Wednesday night at 7, Carly Fiorina will speak at the Long Grove Community Center.

The Changing Climate in the GOP Race

Jan 16, 2016

The partisan divide on the issue of global warming challenges Republican presidential candidates. Many GOP primary voters tend to be conservatives who are wary of climate action, but surveys show a majority of voters expected in the general election favor government action to protect the climate. Host Steve Curwood discusses the GOP field with The Atlantic's associate editor Clare Foran. (published January 15, 2016)

Navy and aqua Iowa caucus logo of the state's democratic party
http://iowademocrats.org/about-iowa-caucuses/ / Iowa Democratic Party

Dozens of Iowa residents who are out of state or overseas will participate in Iowa's democratic caucus. The state's democratic party says 90 people signed up for the new "Tele-Caucus" service.

Bernie Sanders campaign

The list of presidential campaign stops in the Quad Cities this week just keeps growing. Today, Jane Sanders, the wife of Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders, will host a lunch event in Davenport.

Election 2016

A week full of visits by presidential candidates and their spouses is wrapping up. Thursday in Dubuque, former President Bill Clinton will campaign for Hillary at the Hotel Julien in Dubuque at 4:15 pm.

Gluba's Last Day

Jan 7, 2016

When Frank Klipsch was sworn in last night as mayor of Davenport, Bill Gluba officially ended his eight years in office. And he says that makes him the second longest serving mayor in city history.