Filed Under: Elections, Featured, Featured Local, Iowa, Iowa Congressional Delegation, Iowa Politics
The field of Republican candidates seeking a seat in the U.S. Senate from Iowa has expanded to three. At an event held Monday in Sioux City, Morningside professor and talk radio host Sam Clovis announced he is joining Matt Whitaker and David Young in the Republican primary.
The field is expected to become more crowded in coming weeks as Politico recently reported that State Senator Joni Ernst has hired a Texas-based political strategist. Additionally word is spreading that a Libertarian candidate will also declare soon—later this week we will be discussing this in more detail.
Background and Bio
Though many in central and eastern Iowa are likely unfamiliar with him, Sam Clovis is fairly well known in the very Conservative north-western region of Iowa. While …