The original article can be viewed here. Our predecessors brought forth some of the most progressive policies in generations. From the Civil War that help end slavery to the Civil … Continue Reading The Future Is Progressive
Editor’s note: This is a personal endorsement. The views expressed in this editorial are my own and are not necessarily those of PVI’s writers, contributors, or editors. By: Brian McLain … Continue Reading From the Desk of the Editor: Why I Support Cathy Glasson for Governor
Democratic candidate for governor Nate Boulton has officially suspended his campaign amid allegations of sexual misconduct. This drastically changes the dynamics of the race as Boulton was one of three … Continue Reading BREAKING: Boulton Suspends Campaign
Democratic Gubernatorial candidate Cathy Glasson released the following statement in regards to the Des Moines Register article on Senator Boulton’s sexual misconduct: “These reports of sexual misconduct about Senator Boulton … Continue Reading Candidates Weigh In on Boulton Allegations UPDATED
Date: June 2, 2018 Time: 5:00 p.m. Place: South 17th Event Center, 300 S. 17th St, Ames, IA The Story County Democrats are ready to “Turn up the Heat” with … Continue Reading Our Revolution President Nina Turner Headlines Story County Fundraiser
Early voting is underway in Iowa and now is your chance to cast a ballot for Progressive Candidates in several high profile races. You can cast your early ballot at … Continue Reading Poll: Who Will You Vote Early For?
Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement will be hosting several teach-in events across the state this month focusing on the transition to a 100% clean energy system. Guest speaker … Continue Reading Event: Iowa CCI Hosts Statewide Clean Energy Teach-In for Earth Day
A special election to replaced disgraced Republican Senator Bill Dix is now underway in Senate District 25 and progressive candidate Tracy Freese has that seat in her sights. A small … Continue Reading Vote Today: Progressive Freese Makes Move for Vacated Seat
Interview by Jason Frerichs Tell us a little about your background. Where are you from and how did you end up in Des Moines? I was born and raised in … Continue Reading Get to Know Progressive Leader Claire Celsi
by Jason Frerichs Reyma describes herself as a “born again Iowan” and she is running for a spot in the legislature in Iowa’s House District 38. Reyma moved to Iowa … Continue Reading I Stand With Reyma McCoy McDeid
In a very close vote a controversial public measure that would have increased the Des Moines metro sales tax by 17% was defeated at the polls according to unofficial results … Continue Reading Measure A Defeated in Close Vote
By: Brian McLain Over the past several weeks a campaign funded by big money donors and developers to push a one-cent sales tax increase across Polk County has ramped up through town … Continue Reading From the Desk of the Editor: Measure A is Not the Way
This fictional short story is inspired by the recent massacre in Parkland and the national conversation we are having today about how to best protect our students. CW: gun violence … Continue Reading The Incident at George Washington High, 2059
PVI will continue to monitor changes to caucus locations to the best of our ability. Be sure to check the Iowa Democratic Party website for the most up to date … Continue Reading BREAKING: The Caucus Will Go On But Some Locations Have Changed
For a detailed report of the results click here Progressive candidates Pete D’Alessandro and Austin Frerick both ended up in a statistical tie in our Third District Congressional Race poll, … Continue Reading RESULTS: Who Do You Want to See Take on David Young?
As we approach caucus day PVI will be publishing a poll every Monday and Friday for the next two weeks to gauge the public’s opinion on the congressional races in … Continue Reading Who Do You Want to See Take on David Young?