Iowa 1st Congressional District Democratic Party

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As of:

Actor Sean Astin will campaign in Iowa
First District
Thursday 9/29 and Friday 9/30

Sean Astin IMDb Photo Sean Astin, famous for his roles in Rudy, The Lord of the Rings trilogy, and The Goonies, will campaign for Hillary Clinton in Iowa's First Congressional District.

Thursday, September 29

Grinnell #WithHerFirst Event -- 9:00 AM
Saint’s Rest Coffee
917 Broad Street, Grinnell

Friday September 30

Dubuque #WithHerFirst Event -- 9:45 AM
Loras College, Arizona Room
1450 Alta Vista St, Dubuque

Decorah #WithHerFirst Event -- 12:00 PM
Luther College, Preus Library Lawn
700 College Drive, Decorah

Waverly #WithHerFirst Event -- 2:30 PM
Wartburg College
McCaskey Lyceum Auditorium
Saemann Student Center
100 Wartburg Blvd, Waverly

Cedar Falls #WithHerFirst Happy Hour -- 3:45 PM
The Octopus
2205 College Street, Cedar Falls

First District Democrats Central Committee
Black Hawk County Democrats Headquarters
307 E. 4th Street, Waterloo


Please join us for the First District Central Committee Meeting, Saturday, Oct 1, 2016, 1:00 pm, at the Black Hawk County Democrats headquarters, 307 E. 4th Street in Waterloo.
Attached please find the minutes from the April 2, 2016 meeting.
There is street parking and a parking lot behind Jameson's Pub, which is across the street.

First District Democrat Convention
Saturday, April 30, 2016

Saturday, April 30, 2016
8:00AM - 11:00PM
Iowa's 1st Congressional District Democrats

Several Documents related to the 2016 First District Convention are now available. The following Draft of the Convention Booklet Contains most of the Official Business.

2016 Convention Book  
2016 Convention Election Winners

Delegate Selection Plan


The Iowa First District Democrats have a Group Page on Facebook. See and Tag pictures. If you are a Facebook User you can join the Group for future Social Network features and Event announcements.

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PLEASE MAKE SURE YOUR COUNTY CONTACTS are up to date in this site. This includes your Democrat County Chair and other authorized representatives to the District Central Committee. This Information Must be communicated to the District Central Committee Secretary, Sandra W. Hockenberry who will see that it gets posted here.

Mission Statement

We are the Democrat Party organization of Iowa's First Congressional District. We are committed to the principles of social justice and democracy; to uphold civil rights, civil liberties and constitutional government. We promote the election of a Democrat member of the United States Congress in this District. We also assist the election of state legislators whose boundaries cross county lines within the District, serve as a liaison between the county Democratic organizations and the Iowa Democratic Party, and provide a forum for county leaders. In odd years, we conduct a political training workshop.

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