CORNDOGS, CULVER AND KARGER
BLOG POST BY JASON CLAYWORTH – JCLAYWORTH@DMREG.COM – AUGUST 11, 2010
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Some well-known political figures will be mingling with the public at this year’s Iowa State Fair.
Some of the highlights include Democratic National Committee Chairman Tim Kaine, former U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich and Former Iowa Sen. John Culver.
Both parties released their lists today, which could change as others are added.
Not included on the GOP list, for example, is gay civil rights activist Fred Karger. Karger, a California Republican, is considering a run for president. He told The Register that he plans to campaign at the fair in the afternoon on Aug. 18.
Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty, a Republican and possible candidate for president, also plans a fairgrounds visit between 11 a.m. and noon Thursday.
Here are the schedules at the party fair booths as outlined by party officials.
Thursday, Aug. 12 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. State Auditor David Vaudt
Friday, Aug. 13 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. State Auditor David Vaudt
Friday, Aug. 13 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Former Gov. Terry Branstad
Friday, Aug. 13 Noon – 2 p.m. Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich
Friday, Aug. 13 2:30 p.m. Mariannette Miller-Meeks, 2nd District nominee
Friday, Aug. 13 3:30 p.m. – 6 p.m. Matt Schultz, Secretary of State nominee
Friday, Aug. 13 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. Dave Jamison, State Treasurer nominee
Saturday, Aug. 14 11:15 am – 12:15 pm Congressman Steve King, 5th District
Saturday, Aug. 14 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. State Auditor David Vaudt
Saturday, Aug. 14 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. Matt Schultz, Secretary of State nominee
Saturday, Aug. 14 4 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Brad Zaun, 3rd District nominee
Sunday, Aug. 15 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. State Auditor David Vaudt
Sunday, Aug. 15 4 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Brad Zaun, 3rd District nominee
Monday, Aug. 16 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. State Auditor David Vaudt
Monday, Aug. 16 1 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Ben Lange, 1st District nominee
Tuesday, Aug. 17 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. State Auditor David Vaudt
Wednesday, Aug. 18 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. State Auditor David Vaudt
Wednesday, Aug. 18 10:30 a.m. Congressman Tom Latham, 4th District
Wednesday, Aug. 18 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. Matt Schultz, Secretary of State nominee
Wednesday, Aug. 18 3 p.m. – 3:20 p.m. Former U.S. Senator Rick Santorum
Wednesday, Aug. 18 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. Dave Jamison, State Treasurer nominee
Thursday, Aug. 19 9 a.m. – 10 a.m. Brenna Findley, Iowa Attorney General nominee
Thursday, Aug. 19 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Iowa GOP Chairman Matt Strawn
Thursday, Aug. 19 1 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Brad Zaun, 3rd District nominee
Friday, Aug. 20 Noon – 2 p.m. Dave Jamison, State Treasurer nominee
DEMOCRATS NOTE: SPECIFIC APPEARANCE TIMES FOR SOME OF THE DEMOCRATS WILL BE POSTED LATER AT IOWADEMOCRATS.ORG/STATEFAIR
Thursday, August 12: Former Senator John Culver, 11 a.m.
Friday, August 13: IDP Chair Dvorsky , 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Friday, August 13: Lt. Governor Judge, 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Saturday, August 14: State Auditor Candidate Jon Murphy, 11 a.m. to noon.
Monday, August 16: Secretary of State Michael Mauro, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Tuesday, August 17: Afternoon: Democratic National Committee Chairman Tim Kaine, Governor Chet Culver, Iowa Democratic Party Chairwoman Sue Dvorsky, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack, Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Candidate Francis Thicke
Wednesday, Aug 18: Morning, Lt. Governor Patty Judge
Thursday, August 19: Morning, U.S. Senate Candidate Roxanne Conlin
Thursday, August 19:Congressional Candidate Bill Maske , at 2:30 p.m.
Sunday, August 22: Afternoon: Lt. Governor Patty Judge