Nov. 24 – Special Election for Iowa State House District 33 (Cedar Rapids)
Iowa is holding a special election to fill the seat of retiring Representative Dick Taylor, a Democrat, who represents a portion of Cedar Rapids.
Send your absentee application to the Linn County Auditor at Linn County Elections, PO Box 1328, Cedar Rapids IA 52406-1328
Party leaders from the Democratic and Republican Parties picked their nominees for this special election. Democrats chose Kirsten Running-Marquardt. A former aide to Congressman David Loebsack, more can be found out about Running-Marquardt here.
Republicans nominated Josh Thurston, an Iraq War veteran and Cargill employee. To learn more about Thurston, click here.
To read more about this race, here are three linked articles.