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Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 @ 11:21AM

Doug Butzier 1955-2014

We continue to mourn the loss of our friend Doug Butzier, candidate for U.S. Senate, who was killed in a plane crash while flying back from a campaign fundraiser in West Des Moines. I was sitting next to Doug at a restaurant in Cedar Falls when he received the call…

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Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 @ 5:11PM

Statement On Passing Of U.S. Senate Candidate Doug Butzier

My thoughts and prayers are with Doug’s friends and family during this difficult time. I am at a real loss for words. Doug was a very good man. I greatly enjoyed the experience of campaigning with him from the time he first called to tell me he wanted to run…

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Sunday, October 12th, 2014 @ 7:10PM

Open Records Request Filed On IPTV Regarding Debate Exclusion

Open Records Request Filed On IPTV Regarding Debate Exclusion For Immediate Release Sunday, October 12, 2014 Council Bluffs, Iowa-This morning, the Libertarian candidate for Iowa Secretary of State Jake Porter announced he is filing an open records request on Iowa Public Television (IPTV) regarding an episode of Iowa Press that…

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Saturday, October 4th, 2014 @ 3:38AM

Iowa Public Television Keeps Porter Out Of Debate

Iowa Public Television, an organization that receives about 49% of their funds for taxpayers like Jake, egregiously violated their purpose, mission, and vision statement to keep Jake Porter out of the Secretary of State debate on Friday morning.  Even worse, Jake’s opponents Brad Anderson and Paul Pate were silent on…

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Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 @ 2:10PM

Porter Speaks At Candidate Forum In Iowa City

After being denied access to the Iowa Public Television taxpayer funded debate that is not being called a debate or forum Jake took his message to Iowa City where he discussed his plans for the Iowa Secretary of State office where he spoke, along with other candidates, at the Young Americans…

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Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 @ 1:41PM

A Showcase Of Media Corruption

A big thumbs down to the Des Moines Register and the Sioux City Journal.  We will be updating this post with specific examples of their corruption as they continue to happen and my responses to each one. It will be a showcase of their corruption. Des Moines Register: Last July…

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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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