Author Archives: Jake Porter

08 Mar

Executive Director’s March Progress Report

On February 1, I took over as Executive Director for the Libertarian Party of Iowa.  I could not be more pleased with the progress we have made.  Last month, we set a fundraising goal of $2,017.  We met our fundraising ...

16 Feb

80% of Iowans Support Medical Marijuana But Legislature Stalls

A new Des Moines Register/Mediacom poll has found that 80% of Iowans support allowing sick Iowans the ability to use medical marijuana in the state.  This is up from 58% in a 2013 poll. While the people of Iowa and ...

11 Feb

Daily Nonpareil:Libertarians set to become official political party in Iowa

More and more people seem to be in agreement as membership in the party has skyrocketed in just five years, according to Council Bluffs resident Jake Porter, the party’s newly named executive director. Currently, the number of Libertarian registered voters ...

08 Feb

Libertarian Party of Iowa Files For Major Party Status

For Immediate Release Wednesday, February 8, 2017 Political Party Status for Iowa Libertarians   DES MOINES, IA – Today was an important day for Iowa Libertarians as the Libertarian Party of Iowa applied for political party status. Prior to the ...

07 Feb

Donate $20.17 To Help LPIA Keep Major Party Status

In 2017, The Libertarian Party of Iowa has become a major party in the state of Iowa. To keep major party status, the party has upgraded the state party website and is looking into creating new brochures, marketing materials, running ...

04 Feb

LPIA To File For Major Party Status Wednesday

On Wednesday, February 8, the Libertarian Party of Iowa will officially file with the Iowa Secretary of State’s office for major party status. After 21 days, the Libertarian Party of Iowa will officially become the third recognized major party in ...