Rural America needs help responding to Coronavirus

To contain this crisis, those on the front line must have life-saving tools: tests, beds, respirators, and masks. We also need continued pay for the workers keeping our communities running and for those staying home to flatten the curve.

January 2020 poll results

Joe Biden led our first poll in September of 2019, and he finds himself on top again in our final survey before caucus day. Sen. Elizabeth Warren remains in second, while Mayor Pete Buttigieg and Sen. Bernie Sanders are in close competition for the third and fourth place positions. Sen. Klobuchar finds herself in fifth, but hits a key metric — she is perceived as the best candidate for rural America. 

July 2019 Poll results

Focus on Rural America went into the field after the first Democratic debates of the cycle. The Results? A very close three-way contest in the Iowa 2020 Democratic caucus. Warren with slight lead over Harris, Biden. Sanders and Buttigieg only other candidates with double digit support.

March 2019 Poll Results

Former Vice President Joe Biden continues to lead among Democratic Iowans who intend to participate in the 2020 Democratic caucus, but his lead over Bernie Sanders has diminished.  Six candidates make up a second tier: Kamala Harris, Elizabeth Warren, Cory Booker, Pete Buttigieg and Beto O’Rourke.

News and Resources

Rural America Needs Help Responding to Coronavirus

Former Iowa Lt. Governor Patty Judge Op-Ed, Des Moines Register Urban or rural, most of us are at home hoping we won’t catch or spread the deadly coronavirus that has shut down much of our daily lives. Today, more than 160,000 Americans have contracted COVID-19, and...

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Caucus Day Poll Release

We've got a Caucus Day surprise for you.  Our final *FINAL* poll of the caucus. Here's how things shook out: Our last statewide poll had Biden out in front with Warren, Buttigieg, and Sanders each in close contention for the second tier. This time, we went into the...

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Trump’s Biofuel Broken Promise

Trump promises a lot. But how much does he really deliver? When you look closely, not very much at all. And of those promises, he's made a complete mess of one in particular — standing up for renewable fuels. Take a look.  From the first year of his presidency until...

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