Iowa House Democrats

Des Moines Rep. Bruce Hunter won’t seek re-election in 2022

BY: - June 30, 2021

Des Moines Democrat Bruce Hunter will not seek re-election in 2022, he announced Wednesday. “It’s been a privilege serving the public in the Iowa House, but I believe now is the time to step aside and make room for others to serve,” Hunter said in a news release. Hunter was first elected to the House […]

House Democrats: We need to show Iowans that GOP lawmakers are extremists

BY: - June 8, 2021

Top Democrats in the Iowa House of Representatives said Tuesday they were disappointed in the 2021 legislative session and that their job in the months ahead is to show Iowans that Republican lawmakers are extremists who don’t deserve their support. “We really did nothing to help Iowans deal with COVID,” said House Minority Leader Todd […]

Iowa Rep. Jennifer Konfrst seeking House minority leader position

BY: - June 3, 2021

House Democrats say Windsor Heights Rep. Jennifer Konfrst will run to replace Rep. Todd Prichard as the House minority leader. Rep. Marti Anderson and Rep. Jo Oldson, both Democrats from Des Moines, said Konfrst had called them about her plan to run for House minority leader. Prichard, D-Charles City, announced Wednesday that he would be […]

Iowa Rep. Todd Prichard steps down as House minority leader

BY: - June 2, 2021

Rep. Todd Prichard, D-Charles City, announced Wednesday he will step down as the House minority leader after three legislative sessions in the position. “After conversations with my family, it’s time for me to step aside and allow a new member of our caucus to lead,” Prichard said in a Wednesday news release. “I know my […]