Iowa Redistricting Plan 1 Released

September 16, 2021 Senate Staff 0

Senate Democrats are reviewing Plan 1 to ensure it meets all the legal and constitutional requirements for redistricting. Iowans deserve a fair redistricting process, without partisan interference. We encourage Iowans to examine Plan 1 and to make their voices are heard at three public hearings next week.

Special session set for redistricting

September 14, 2021 Senate Staff 0

Iowans deserve a fair redistricting process, without interference from politicians, and without partisan amendments. The Legislature should approve Plan 1 during the October 5 special session if it meets all the legal and constitutional requirements.

Delta surge is result of failed GOP leadership

September 10, 2021 Senate Staff 0

“We are in this dangerous delta surge because of failed leadership from Iowa Republicans. They rejected $95 million to protect our students, have embraced vaccine skepticism, and continue to ignore our responsibilities to each other.” –Senate Democratic Leader Zach Wahls

Sen Dem Leader appoints Jazmin Newton to redistricting panel

July 6, 2021 Senate Staff 0

Senate Democratic Leader Zach Wahls has appointed attorney and community leader Jazmin Newton of Davenport to the Temporary Redistricting Advisory Commission. The Commission gathers input from Iowans about new maps that will be drawn for legislative and Congressional districts, based on Census data.