Keep the Iowa Standard Going!
Iowa Trump Victory is at it again. The campaign apparatus of President Trump’s re-election efforts, a joint effort between the Republican National Committee and the president’s official campaign highlighted its latest efforts to keep Iowa red in November.
The campaign held its latest National Weekend of Action – a monthly voter contact push the campaign describes as mini GOTV efforts nationwide as they – and the rest of us – gear up for the 2020 presidential election.
Over the Fourth of July holiday weekend, the Iowa Trump Victory team made more than 30,000 voter contacts across the state, the organization revealed in a news release. “Iowans and our army of volunteers nationwide are fired up and working hard to re-elect President Trump and Republicans up and down the ballot in November,” RNC Spokesperson Preya Samsundar said in a statement. “With all of the energy on the ground, it’s clear that our country will settle for nothing short of four more years!”
The latest numbers from the campaign come as the Trump Victory team hit a major milestone in Iowa and Joe Biden’s campaign has yet to hire senior staff in-state. Last month, it was revealed that the Trump Victory campaign had made more than a million voter contacts this cycle – surpassing, what the campaign says, are total voter contacts made in 2016 and 2018. Samsundar has repeatedly expressed that the rising enthusiasm and excitement for the president’s campaign are a factor in the milestones being made in the Hawkeye State.
Meanwhile, Joe Biden has yet to hire campaign staff with less than four months to go until Election Day. On Tuesday, Brianne Pfannenstiel with the Des Moines Register reported that the Biden campaign was taken staffers who had worked in the state during caucuses and were moving them to other states in need of staff.
I guess it is clear which campaign takes Iowa seriously and which one does not.