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2018 Governor’s Race Candidate Questionnaires

The 2018 Iowa gubernatorial race will be hotly contested. There’s a wide field of challengers who want to take on Kim Reynolds and her corporate cronies.

But will our state's next governor be a People & Planet First champion or yet another “business as usual” politician?

That’s where we come in!

To kick start the process, we sent an issue questionnaire to all gubernatorial candidates.

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Our plan to endorse a People & Planet candidate for governor of Iowa

Our plan to endorse a People & Planet candidate for governor of Iowa

The CCI Action board of directors sees Iowa's 2018 governor's race as an opportunity to inject our style of progressive populism into the race to do politics differently. I’m excited to announce that CCI Action has decided to start a formal endorsement process for the governor’s race.

    Specifically, we think our endorsement process is a way to:
  • Advance our organizing campaigns, by making candidates take a stand on our issues.
  • Build our people-power base, bringing like-minded Iowans into our work.
  • Train ourselves on doing electoral field work – knocking on doors, making calls, talking to voters, etc.
Ultimately, we want to lay the groundwork for a possible co-governing relationship – where elected officials govern hand-in-hand with movement organizations like CCI Action.

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