Be Sure to Vote in Iowa's June 2nd Presidential Primary!

Date: May 21, 2020

Be a Small Business Voter!

Help the voice of small business be heard at the polls by casting your ballot before June 2.

Elections are business decisions. Good federal policies begin with electing the right people. We can make a difference in the legislative process by supporting the congressional candidates who support small business.

If you own a small business, work for one, or shop at one in your community, please be a #SmallBusinessVoter.

Iowa’s primary will be conducted primarily by mail. All registered and eligible voters will be mailed a ballot for this election. There will be in person voting for voters who cannot vote by mail. For more information, please visit Iowa’s Secretary of State’s page here.


Here’s a list of the key federal races in Iowa:


IA 1: State Rep. Ashley Hinson should be the official Republican nominee after June 2 primary to challenge incumbent Democrat Congresswoman Abby Finkenauer. 


IA 2: Dave Loebsack is retiring this year which sets up an open seat for Congressional District 2. On the Democrat side the field has been cleared for former State Senator Rita Hart.  on the republican side it’s really between two candidates. Current State Senator Mariannette Miller Meeks and former Congressman from Illinois , Robert Schilling. 


IA3: it is predicted that former Congressman David Young will win the Republican nod on June 2. Setting up a rematch of the 2018 race between him and incumbent Democrat congresswoman Cindy Axne. 


IA4: 9 time Congressman Steve King faces his toughest primary to date And could be unseated. Main challengers to Congressman. king are current State Senator Tandy Feenstra and former state representative Jeremy Taylor. J.D. Scholten is the only Democrat running. He ran in 2018 agains Steve King and is a former professional baseball player. 


Senate: several Democrats are challenging each other to face off against Senator Joni Ernst in November. Theresa Greenfield a lm urban planner and developer is the establishment pick to run against Senator Ernst. Other competitive challengers to Greenfield include Eddie Mauro a former insurance executive and Kimberley Graham a Des Moines area attorney. 


ELECTION DAY VOTERS on Tuesday, June 2nd:  Consolidated polling sites will be open from 7AM to 9PM. If you are in Polk County, you can see your polling location here.

To learn more about the power of the #SmallBusinessVoter, read our Political Action Guide for NFIB Members.




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