Saturday, October 10, 2020


Iowa Democratic Party Continues “Early Vote Express”

Tour Continues in Eastern Iowa; Heads to Northern Iowa on Monday

DES MOINES — This weekend, 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.

The tour will also make stops at community gatherings, including the “Ridin’ with Biden” Parade in Jackson County.

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

Sunday, October 11:

Monticello Early Vote Express Tour Stop — 12:00 PM

WHERE: 601 S. Main St., Monticello, IA 52310

WHO: Eric Green, Democratic candidate for SD-48

Jackson County — Early Vote Express Joins “Ridin With Biden” Parade — 2:00 PM

WHERE: Parade Start – Park in Center of Town, 100 S Main St, La Motte, IA

Parade End – Tabor Home Winery, 3570 67th St, Baldwin, IA


Rep. Andy McKean (HD-58)

Steve Schroeder, Democratic candidate for Jackson County Sheriff

Sandy Knockel-Strub, Democratic candidate for Jackson County Supervisor

Clinton Early Vote Express Tour Stop — 4:45 PM

WHERE: Mary Wolfe Law Office, 337 4th Ave. S, Clinton, IA


Rep. Mary Wolfe (HD-98)

Bill Jacobs, Democratic Candidate for Clinton County Treasurer

Ryan Zeskey, Democratic Candidate for HD-97

Davenport Early Vote Express Tour Stop — 7:00 PM

WHERE: LULAC Council 10, 4224 Ricker Hill Rd., Davenport, IA


Rita Hart, Democratic candidate for IA-02

Rep. Cindy Winckler (HD-90)

Rep. Phyllis Thede (HD-93)

Jazmin Newton, Democratic candidate for Scott County Supervisor

Monday, October 12:

Ames Early Vote Express Tour Stop at Iowa State University — 10:30 AM

WHERE: ISU Scheman Center, 1805 Center Drive, Ames, IA (Lot C3 or D4)

WHO: Rep. Ross Wilburn (HD-46)

Mason City “Health Care Is On The Ballot” Press Conference — 2:00 PM

WHERE: 219 N Federal Ave., Mason City, IA


Sen. Amanda Ragan (SD-27)

Rep. Sharon Steckman (HD-53)

Cresco Early Vote Express Tour Stop — 5:30 PM

WHERE: Beadle Park, 101 2nd Ave SW, Cresco, IA 52136


Laura Hubka, Chair of Howard County Democrats

Deb Scharper, Democratic candidate for SD-26

Jane Podgorniak, Democratic candidate for HD-51

Adam Hanson, Democratic candidate for Howard County Sheriff

Pat Murray, Howard County Board of Supervisors

Mike Bigley, Democratic candidate for Howard County Supervisor

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