Iowa Events

“Governing Under the Influence” is a non-partisan education project of the American Friends Service Committee. that questioned presidential candidates on the issue of #whoprofits from war and incarceration in the months leading up to the Iowa Caucuses and NH Primary.  Our event listings were posted to enable activists, voters, and journalists to make the candidates easier to find. 

Datesort descending Time Name Candidate(s) Venue City
Tue 12/16/2014 12:00pm Town Meeting Bernie Sanders Collegiate United Methodist Church Ames View
Tue 12/16/2014 6:00pm Keynote speech at Progress Iowa Holiday Party Bernie Sanders Prairie Meadows Event Center Altoona View
Tue 12/16/2014 6:00pm Holiday Party Bobby Jindal Mariott Hotel West Des Moines View
Tue 01/06/2015 11:45am Closed Door Lunch Bobby Jindal Hotel in Kirkwood Center Cedar Rapids View
Tue 01/06/2015 6:00pm closed-door dinner Bobby Jindal Airport Holiday Inn Des Moines View
Fri 01/09/2015 9:00am "Real People Ready for Real Solutions" Presidential Forum First Christian Church Des Moines View
Fri 01/23/2015 1:00pm Land Investment Expo Donald Trump Land Investment Expo West Des moines View
Fri 01/23/2015 6:15pm Private Dinner Donald Trump Stine Barn West Des Moines. View
Sat 01/24/2015 9:00am Iowa Freedom Summit Donald Trump, Carly Fiorina, Sarah Palin, Ted Cruz, Chris Christie, Rick Santorum, Rick Perry , John Bolton Hoyt Sherman Place Des Moines View
Sun 01/25/2015 3:00pm Siouxland Rally for Life Rick Santorum Cornerstone World Outreach Siox City View
Mon 01/26/2015 12:30pm Scott County GOP Fundraiser Rick Santorum Holiday Inn & Suites Davenport View
Tue 01/27/2015 TBD Iowa Renewable Fuels Summit Rick Santorum Meadows Conference Center Altoona View
Fri 02/06/2015 5:30pm Rand Paul at Liberty Iowa "Audit the Fed" Rally Rand Paul Jasper Winery Des Moines View
Sat 02/07/2015 1:00pm Rand Paul at ISU: Student Rally Rand Paul Iowa State Center Ames View
Mon 02/09/2015 5:30pm Chris Christie at Dallas County Republicans Spring Breaker Chris Christie West Des Moines Marriott West Des moines View
Thu 02/12/2015 11:00am Joe Biden at Drake Joe Biden Drake University Des Moines View
Fri 02/13/2015 12:00pm Rubio in Iowa Marco Rubio Barnes & Noble West Des Moines View
Thu 02/19/2015 1TBD Lindsey Graham Lindsey Graham View
Thu 02/19/2015 5:00pm Bernie Sanders at Prairie Lights Bookstore Bernie Sanders Prairie Lights Bookstore Iowa City View
Thu 02/19/2015 6:00pm Bernie Sanders at Domestic Violence Intervention Project Souper Bowl Bernie Sanders Clarion Hotel Davenport View
Thu 02/19/2015 7:30pm Bernie Sanders University of Iowa Town Hall Meeting Bernie Sanders Room W151 Pappajohn Business Building - The University of Iowa Iowa City View
Fri 02/20/2015 1TBD Lindsey Graham Lindsey Graham View
Fri 02/20/2015 12:00pm Bernie Sanders at Drake University Bernie Sanders Drake University Des Moines View
Fri 02/20/2015 5:30pm Bernie Sanders at Iowa Citizen Action Network Bernie Sanders Johnston Lions Club Johnston View
Sat 02/21/2015 12:00pm Bernie Sanders at African American Museum of Iowa Bernie Sanders African American Museum of Iowa Cedar Rapids View
Sat 02/21/2015 2:30pm Bernie Sanders w/ Cedar County Democratic Party Bernie Sanders Cedar County Court House Tipton View
Sat 02/21/2015 6:30pm Bernie Sanders at Story County Democratic Party Soup Supper Bernie Sanders Collegiate United Methodist Church Ames View
Fri 03/06/2015 5:30pm Rick Perry in Webster City Rick Perry Maid-Rite Restaurant Webster City View
Fri 03/06/2015 6:30pm Jeb Bush Fundraiser for Rep. David Young at Living History Farms Jeb Bush Living History Farms Urbandale View
Sat 03/07/2015 TBD Jeb Bush at Jethros in Waukee Jeb Bush Jethros Waukee View
Sat 03/07/2015 8:30am Iowa Agriculture Summit Donald Trump, Marco Rubio, Ted Cruz, Chris Christie, George Pataki, Rick Santorum, Rick Perry , Mike Huckabee, Scott Walker, Jim Gilmore, Jeb Bush, Lindsey Graham Elwell Family Food Center Des Moines View
Sat 03/07/2015 1:30pm Ted Cruz at Iowa Deer Classic Trade Show Ted Cruz Des Moines View
Sat 03/07/2015 5:30pm Mike Huckabee at Pizza Ranch in Altoona Mike Huckabee Pizza Ranch Altoona View
Sat 03/07/2015 5:30pm Jeb Bush at Pizza Ranch in Cedar Rapids Jeb Bush Pizza Ranch Cedar Rapids View
Sat 03/07/2015 6:00pm Rick Santorum at Muscatine River Center Rick Santorum Muscatine Riverview Center Muscatine View
Sat 03/07/2015 6:30pm Meet and Greet with Scott Walker at Fundraiser for Rep. Rod Blum in Dubuque Scott Walker Hotel Julien Dubuque Dubuque View
Fri 03/13/2015 6:00pm Carly Fiorina Carly Fiorina Home of Katie Roth and Mark Clark West Des Moines View
Sat 03/14/2015 9:00am Carly Fiorina at Republican Party of Polk County Republican Women's Conference Carly Fiorina West Des Moines Marriott West Des Moines View
Wed 03/18/2015 12:30pm Mike Huckabee Pizza Ranch Mike Huckabee Pizza Ranch Council Bluffs View
Wed 03/18/2015 6:30pm Mike Huckabee Pizza Ranch Sioux City Mike Huckabee Pizza Ranch Sioux City View
Thu 03/19/2015 8:30am Mike Huckabee at Family Table Restaurant Donald Trump, Mike Huckabee Family Table Restaurant Le Mars View
Thu 03/19/2015 11:30am Mike Huckabee at Northwestern College Mike Huckabee Northwestern College - Dewitt Learning Commons Orange City View
Thu 03/19/2015 5:30pm Rick Perry at Dallas County GOP Rick Perry West Des Moines Marriott West Des Moines View
Fri 03/20/2015 5:30pm Rick Perry Meet & Greet Rick Perry Scott County GOP Office Davenport View
Fri 03/20/2015 6:00pm Martin O'Malley at Scott County Democratic Party's "Red, White and Blue Dinner" Martin O'Malley Clarion Hotel Davenport View
Sat 03/21/2015 10:00am Martin O'Malley Cedar County Democrats Martin O'Malley Tipton Courthouse Basement Tipton View
Sat 03/21/2015 6:00pm Pottawattamie County Democratic Fundraiser Martin O'Malley Dixie Quick's Council Bluffs View
Wed 04/01/2015 2:30pm Morningside College Meet & Greet Ted Cruz Morningside College UPS Auditorium Sioux City View
Wed 04/01/2015 7:15pm Dubuque County GOP reception Ted Cruz Park Farm Winery Durango View
Thu 04/02/2015 11:30am Black Hawk County GOP Ted Cruz Pipac Center Cedar Falls View
Thu 04/02/2015 2:30pm Cedar Rapids Town Hall Meeting Ted Cruz Long Branch Hotel Cedar Rapids View
Thu 04/02/2015 7:15pm Meet & Greet Ted Cruz Airport Holiday Inn Des Moines View
Fri 04/03/2015 7:00am Good Friday Prayer Breakfast Bobby Jindal Hilton Doubletree Cedar Rapids View
Wed 04/08/2015 TBD Trump Q&A at the Airport Donald Trump Des Moines Airport Des Moines View
Wed 04/08/2015 10:00am Trump at Simpson College Donald Trump Blank Performing Arts Center, Pote Theatre Indianola View
Wed 04/08/2015 12:00pm Bull Moose Republican's Meeting Rick Santorum Embassy Club Des Moines View
Wed 04/08/2015 5:00pm Rick Santorum at Dallas County GOP Rick Santorum West Des Moines Marriott West Des Moines View
Wed 04/08/2015 5:30pm Reception for Congressman David Young Rick Perry Pizza King Council Bluffs View
Wed 04/08/2015 6:00pm Meet and Greet House Party Donald Trump Bill and Tonya Kimberley Ankeny View
Wed 04/08/2015 7:30pm Book Signing Rick Santorum Divine Treasures Des Moines View
Thu 04/09/2015 9:00am NICHE Homeschool Day at the Capitol Rick Santorum, Mike Huckabee Des Moines Capitol Des Moines View
Thu 04/09/2015 10:00am Rick Perry at the Capitol Rick Perry Iowa Capitol Des Moines View
Thu 04/09/2015 11:00am Huckabee with Reality TV stars "19 Kids and Counting" Mike Huckabee Airport Holiday Inn Des Moines View
Thu 04/09/2015 12:00pm Road to 2016 Informing the Energy Debate Bobby Jindal, Rick Santorum, Rick Perry World Food Prize Hall of Laureates Des Moines View
Thu 04/09/2015 12:30pm Jim Webb Meet and Greet Jim Webb Council Bluffs Library Council Bluffs View
Thu 04/09/2015 2:00pm "Home School Day" panel discussion Ted Cruz, Bobby Jindal, Rick Santorum, Mike Huckabee Airport Holiday Inn Des Moines View
Thu 04/09/2015 6:00pm O'Malley at Rep. Scott Ourth's fundraiser Martin O'Malley Summerset Winery Indianola View
Thu 04/09/2015 6:30pm SE Family Leadership Regional Summit in Mount Pleasant Bobby Jindal, Rick Santorum, Rick Perry , Mike Huckabee Iowa Wesleyan College Chapel Mount Pleasant View
Thu 04/09/2015 7:30pm Martin O'Malley in Beaverdale Martin O'Malley Cooney's Tavern Beaverdale Des Moines View
Fri 04/10/2015 10:00am Rand Paul Rally Rand Paul University of Iowa Memorial Union Iowa City View
Fri 04/10/2015 5:00pm Polk County Dems Spring Awards Dinner Martin O'Malley, Jim Webb UAW Local 450 Des Moines View
Sat 04/11/2015 10:00am Cedar Valley Veterans Jim Webb Five Sullivan Brothers Iowa Veterans Museum Waterloo View
Sat 04/11/2015 11:15am Cedar Valley TechWorks Tour Jim Webb Cedar Valley TechWorks Waterloo View
Sat 04/11/2015 6:00pm Iowa Vietnamese Alliance Dinner Jim Webb Vietnamese Cultural Center Des Moines View
Sun 04/12/2015 1:00pm Jim Webb in Mason City Jim Webb CHOP Restaurant Mason City View
Tue 04/14/2015 1:15pm Hillary Clinton Roundtable at Kirkwood Community College Hillary Clinton Jones County Regional Center of Kirkwood Community College Monticello View
Wed 04/15/2015 11:45am Clinton Small Business Roundtable Hillary Clinton Capital City Fruit Norwalk View
Tue 04/21/2015 11:30am Fiorina Meet & Greet Carly Fiorina Council Bluffs Library Council Bluffs View
Tue 04/21/2015 2:30pm Carly Fiorina town hall meeting Carly Fiorina Morningside College Sioux City View
Tue 04/21/2015 6:15pm Carly at Cronk's Cafe Carly Fiorina Cronk's Cafe Denison View
Wed 04/22/2015 7:00am Westside conservative breakfast club Carly Fiorina The Machine Shed Urbandale View
Wed 04/22/2015 12:15pm Iowa Women Lead Change book event Carly Fiorina Hilton Doubletree Cedar Rapids View
Wed 04/22/2015 6:00pm Marshalltown Republican meet and greet Carly Fiorina Legends American Grill Marshalltown View
Thu 04/23/2015 7:00am Story County republican breakfast Carly Fiorina Pizza Ranch Ames View
Thu 04/23/2015 1:00pm Carly Fiorina in Ottumwa Carly Fiorina The Vine Coffeehouse Ottumwa View
Thu 04/23/2015 6:00pm Clinton County Republican Spring Dinner Carly Fiorina Clinton County Agricultural Society DeWitt View
Fri 04/24/2015 12:30pm Meet & greet rally w/Cong. Rod Blum Scott Walker Cedar Rapids Marriott Hotel Cedar Rapids View
Fri 04/24/2015 3:00pm Coralville Chamber roundtable Carly Fiorina Iowa River Landing Coralville View
Fri 04/24/2015 5:00pm Johnson County Republicans Pasta Dinner Carly Fiorina Clear Creek/Amana High School Tiffin View
Fri 04/24/2015 6:00pm Mahaska County Republicans Spring Banquet Bobby Jindal Nelson Pioneer Farm, Bradburry Hall Oskaloosa View
Fri 04/24/2015 7:30pm NW IA Multi-county Republican Fundraiser Scott Walker Lifelong Learning & Recreation Center Sheldon View
Sat 04/25/2015 8:00am Lindsey Graham at Story County Freedom Run Lindsey Graham SCORE Pavilion Nevada View
Sat 04/25/2015 9:30am Rick Santorum Meet & Greet Rick Santorum The Coffee Connection Knoxville View
Sat 04/25/2015 10:00am Wapello County Republicans Bobby Jindal Bridge View Center Ottumwa View
Sat 04/25/2015 10:30am Webster County republican women Carly Fiorina ICCC Bio-Science Building Auditorium Fort Dodge View
Sat 04/25/2015 11:30am Rick Santorum Meet & Greet Rick Santorum The Corner Sundry Indianola View
Sat 04/25/2015 11:30am Rand Paul American Legion Rand Paul American Legion Vinton View
Sat 04/25/2015 1:30pm Fundraiser w/Cong. David Young Scott Walker Machine Shed Restaurant Urbandale View
Sat 04/25/2015 2:30pm Rand Paul Rally in Grinnell Rand Paul Drake Community Library Grinnell View
Sat 04/25/2015 4:00pm Iowa Faith & Freedom Coalition Rand Paul, Marco Rubio, Carly Fiorina, Ted Cruz, Bobby Jindal, Rick Santorum, Rick Perry , Mike Huckabee, Scott Walker, Lindsey Graham Point of Grace Church Waukee View