Events Leading Up to the Caucuses
DEMOCRATIC REPUBLICAN
Jan. 14, 2007 tentative date of caucuses
Jan. 6, 2008 The Des Moines Register Democratic Presidential Debate in Johnston.
Jan. 5, 2008 The Des Moines Register Republican Presidential Debate in Johnston.
Jan. 3, 2008 Iowa Precinct Caucuses
DECEMBER . . .
Dec. 13, 2007 The Des Moines Register Democratic Presidential Debate at Iowa Public Television's Maytag Auditorium in Johnston. >
Dec. 12, 2007 The Des Moines Register Republican Presidential Debate at Iowa Public Television's Maytag Auditorium in Johnston. >
Dec. 4, 2007 NPR/Iowa Public Radio Democratic debate at the State Historical Society of Iowa building in Des Moines (initially Jan. 2008). > Republican Party of Iowa/FOX News Channel debate. >
canceled
Dec. 3, 2007 NPR/Iowa Public Radio Republican debate at the State Historical Society of Iowa building in Des Moines (initially Jan. 2008). > (seeking to reschedule)
Dec. 1, 2007 -Iowa Brown & Black Democratic Presidential Candidate Forum in Des Moines. >
-"The Heartland Candidate Forum A Conversation with Real People on Real Issues," cosponsored by coalition of over two dozen community organizations, at Hy-Vee Hall in Des Moines. >>
NOVEMBER . . .
Nov. 10, 2007 Iowa Democratic Party Jefferson-Jackson Dinner in Des Moines.
Nov. 6, 2007 MSNBC Republican debate at UNI in Cedar Falls. >
"postponed due to candidate scheduling conflicts."
OCTOBER . . .
Oct. 28, 2007 Iowa Democratic Party announces Jan. 3, 2008 as caucus date. >
Oct. 27, 2007 Republican Party of Iowa Reagan Dinner at Hy-Vee Hall in Des Moines.
Oct. 25, 2007 Iowa AARP and Iowa Public Television Republican Candidate Forum in Sioux City. >
Oct. 16, 2007 Republican Party of Iowa announces Jan. 3, 2008 as caucus date. >
SEPTEMBER . . .
Sept. 20, 2007 Iowa AARP and Iowa Public Television Democratic Candidate Forum in Davenport. >
Sept. 16, 2007 Harkin Steak Fry in Indianola.
AUGUST . . .
Aug. 28, 2007 LIVESTRONG Presidential Cancer Forum for Republican candidates at Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids
Aug. 27, 2007 LIVESTRONG Presidential Cancer Forum for Democratic candidates at Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids
Aug. 19, 2007 ABC News and ABC5/WOI-TV/Iowa Democratic Party forum in Des Moines (DNC sanctioned).
Aug. 18, 2007 AFL-CIO's Workers for a Better Iowa, Hawkeye Labor Council in Cedar Rapids.
Aug. 15, 2007 Iowa Federation of Labor 51st Convention Presidential Forum in Waterloo.
Aug. 11, 2007 Iowa Republican Straw Poll on the Iowa State University campus in Ames.
Aug. 9-19, 2007 Iowa State Fair.
Aug. 5, 2007 ABC News and ABC5/WOI-TV/Republican forum in Des Moines. >
Summer 2007 County Fairs.
July 22-28, 2007 RAGBRAI.
July 4, 2007 Many Parades.
June 30, 2007 Presidential Candidates Forum hosted by Iowans for Tax Relief (ITR) and the Iowa Christian Alliance (ICA) at the Iowa Events Center at Hy-Vee Hall in Des Moines. >
Apr. 14, 2007 Republican Party of Iowa's Lincoln Day Unity Dinner at the Polk County Convention Complex in Des Moines.

 
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