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Thursday, September 11th, 2014 @ 3:11PM

Porter Responds To Pate’s Big Government Plan

Jake Porter, the Libertarian candidate for Secretary of State released a statement in response to Paul Pate’s plan to strengthen Iowa elections Today, my Republican opponent Paul Pate unveiled a big government plan that would cost, based on our estimates, over 6 million dollars, and while it has the appearance…

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Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 @ 1:57PM

Before You Accuse Me: Pate Attacks Others

Eric Clapton had a song “Before You Accuse Me Take A Look At Yourself”. The advice should have been taken by the Iowa Republican Party and their Secretary of State candidate Paul Pate when they decided to attack Brad Anderson for being a partisan hack. “Iowans have a clear choice for…

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Monday, September 8th, 2014 @ 1:49PM

Op-Ed: Iowa Must Restore Voting Rights

In 2011, when Matt Schultz took over as Secretary of State he convinced Governor Terry Branstad to rescind a previous executive order which restored the voting rights of felons who had served their time and paid for their crime. When Branstad rescinded Vilsack’s executive order, Iowa became one of only…

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Sunday, August 17th, 2014 @ 10:58PM

Porter Qualifies For Ballot

Porter Qualifies For Ballot For Immediate Release Monday, August, 18, 2014 Council Bluffs, Iowa- Last Friday, Jake Porter turned in his nominating petitions to the state of Iowa and will be on the November ballot as the Libertarian Party of Iowa candidate for Secretary of State. Porter, 26, was the 2010…

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Monday, May 5th, 2014 @ 11:40PM

Statement On Recent Scandals At The Secretary of State’s Office

The recent scandals that indicate people were kept on staff at the Secretary of State’s office to do minimal work is truly astonishing, but scandals such as these are something Iowans have unfortunately came to expect from the Republicans and Democrats in state government in recent years. Last election, Schultz…

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Saturday, April 26th, 2014 @ 11:53AM

Schultz Scandals Show Why We Need New Secretary of State

Matt Schultz has been campaigning as a fiscal conservative who is saving taxpayer money despite misappropriating federal funds that the State of Iowa may have to pay back as the Republican State Auditor’s office has warned.  Readers will remember that Chet Culver was also accused of doing the same when…

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Sunday, April 20th, 2014 @ 6:03PM

Porter Speaks In Cedar Falls

Jake spoke to the Black Hawk county group on Saturday, April 19th about the Secretary of State’s race. In addition to speaking about the Secretary of State’s race Jake briefly discussed the importance of local political organization.  

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Monday, March 24th, 2014 @ 4:51AM

Porter Wins Libertarian Secretary of State Nomination

Porter Wins Libertarian Secretary of State Nomination For Immediate Release Monday, March 24, 2014 Johnston, Iowa-Jake Porter won the Libertarian Party of Iowa nomination for Secretary of State at the state party convention on Saturday. Porter, 26, was the 2010 Libertarian nominee for Secretary of State. In 2010, Porter received…

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Saturday, March 22nd, 2014 @ 8:17AM

Liveblog of the State Convention

Rose Field will be providing a liveblog of the state convention by clicking here: Jake will also be providing occasional updates at the state convention on Twitter:

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Saturday, February 22nd, 2014 @ 1:00PM

Iowa Voter Registration Issue Resolved

Yesterday, I received a call from the Iowa Secretary of State’s office that our voter registration issue has finally been resolved.  I want to thank Sarah Reisetter of the Iowa Secretary of State’s office, Ron Parker of the Iowa Senate Democrats, and Senate Majority leader Gronstal for their assistance in resolving…

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