Oct. 12, 2012
Dr. Bradley Best, associate professor of political science, was featured in an interview with Omaha Public Radio, KIOS on Friday, Oct. 12 about the impact that redistricting has had on Iowa’s Congressional races.
Best said in the interview that redistricting changed the campaigns’ messages and strategy and has changed the demographics of the Congressional Districts, according to the KIOS Web site.
In the Fourth District race, current Fifth District Congressman Steve King is running against Democratic candidate Christie Vilsack. In the Third District, incumbent Rep. Leonard Boswell is running against current Fourth District Congressman Tom Latham.
Read more at http://kios.org/post/election-day-approaches-western-iowa-political-scientist-expects-intense-campaigns.