All Posts Tagged With: "Susan Judkins"

TCR Iowa Alert: House District 43 Recount Results

Chris Hagenow, Iowa House District 23, Iowa LegislatureChris Hagenow is the winner in Iowa House District 43 after today’s recount.  The official recount results are: Hagenow: 8,742; Judkins: 8,719; write-ins: 17.  17,478 votes were counted.  The recount resulted in one additional vote for Hagenow from the unofficial count on election day.

The recount was requested by Democratic challenger Susan Judkins after the official results showed that she lost by a 22 votes against incumbant candidate Chris Hagenow.  Both candidates are well known within the district and in the only public forum held with both candidates, there was limited differences in responses to questions from both.  The district includes Clive, Windsor Heights and parts of West Des Moines.  Representative Hagenow has represented the area (with some …


Candidate Forum: Iowa House District 43

Chris Hagenow, Susan Judkins, Iowa House District 43 ForumOn October 24, I had the opportunity to sit in on my district’s House Candidate Forum held at the Windsor Heights Community Center.  The event was well attended and the audience was very cordial and appreciative of the candidates.  Chris Hagenow (website), a Republican lawyer who currently represents the district, and Susan Judkins (website), a Democrat who currently works as a Community Development Specialist for MSA Professional Services.

Both candidates were very gracious to each other, and seemed well informed on issues that were important to those in the audience.  The format of the evening was to simply give each candidate 2 minutes to respond to questions provided by the audience.

The candidates were given an opportunity to …


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