Friday, October 30, 2020


Iowa Democratic Party Continues “Early Vote Express” with Senator Amy Klobuchar, Congresswoman Abby Finkenauer, Congresswoman Cindy Axne, and Rita Hart Over the Weekend

Stops in Waterloo, Dubuque, and Davenport on Saturday; Ankeny, West Des Moines, and Ottumwa on Sunday

DES MOINES — This week, Iowa Democrats will continue the Early Vote Express, a multi-stop, statewide bus tour from now through Election Day aimed at laying out the clear choice in this election and encouraging Iowans to make a plan and vote early.

The Early Vote Express will make stops at college campuses, libraries, and other satellite voting locations throughout the state to distribute voter education materials and discuss the importance of electing Joe Biden, Kamala Harris, Theresa Greenfield, and Democrats up and down the ballot this fall.

Early voting in Iowa started on Monday, October 5, and runs through Election Day November 3. Iowans can make a plan to vote at

Media interested in covering these events will be required to adhere to COVID-19 safety precautions, including wearing masks and practicing social distancing.

Press interested in interviews with bus tour participants can email

Saturday, October 31, 2020

Waterloo GOTV Event — 9:00am

WHERE: 307 E4th St, Waterloo, IA 50703

WHO: Black Hawk County Democratic Party Chair Vikki Brown

State Rep. Ras Smith (HD-62)

State Rep. Timi Brown-Powers (HD-61)

Dubuque GOTV Event — 1:15pm

WHERE: Bee Branch Creek Greenway, Overlook, East 24th Street and Prince, Dubuque, IA 52001

WHO: Senator Amy Klobuchar

Congresswoman Abby Finkenauer (IA-01)

State Sen. Pam Jochum (SD-50)

State Rep. Lindsay James (HD-99)

State Rep. Ras Smith (HD-62)

State Rep. Charles Isenhart (HD-100)

Davenport GOTV Event — 3:30pm

WHERE: 209 S Gaines St, Davenport, IA 52802

WHO: Senator Amy Klobuchar

Rita Hart, Candidate for U.S. Congress (IA-02)

State Rep. Cindy Winckler (HD-86)

State Rep. Phyllis Thede (HD-93)

State Rep. Monica Kurth (HD-89)

Jennifer Kakert, Candidate for HD-92

Marie Gleason, Candidate for HD-94

Sunday, November 1, 2020

Ankeny GOTV Event — 10:15am

WHERE: DMACC Lot L-2, 2006 S Ankeny Blvd, Ankeny, IA 50023

WHO: Andrea Phillips, Candidate for HD-37

West Des Moines GOTV Event — 1:30pm

WHERE: 3701 EP True Pkwy, West Des Moines, IA 50265

WHO: Congresswoman Cindy Axne (IA-03)

State Rep. Jennifer Konfrst (HD-43)

State Rep. Kristin Sunde (HD-42)

Sarah Trone Garriott, Candidate for SD-22

Ottumwa Early Vote Express Stop — 4:15pm

WHERE: Central Park, W 4th St, Ottumwa, IA 52501

WHO: Rita Hart, Candidate for U.S. Congress (IA-02)

Congressman Dave Loebsack (IA-02)

State Rep. Mary Gaskill (HD-81)

Additional cities, speakers and events on the tour are forthcoming.