John Kasich in Iowa
in Action total: 16 visits, 34 days. Thank
you to Prof. Hugh Winebrenner for his assistance.
...8 visits, 17 days
Speaks at 1999
Republican Midwest Leadership Conference in Omaha, NE.
before withdrawal: July 25-31
Iowa--RAGBRAI Bicycle Race; Aug. 13-14 Iowa Straw Poll, Ames, IA].
17-18 "Thank You" tour,
Hall of Fame pitcher and Iowan Bob Feller.
July 17 Coffee
hosted by the Hardin County Central Committee at
Ellsworth College in Iowa Falls; coffee hosted by the Franklin County
Committee in Hampton; reception at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in
reception/fundraiser for the Story County Central Committee at Indian
Country Club in Nevada. July 18 Coffee
hosted by Dick and Carolyn Koberg at their home in Carroll; picnic/BBQ
by Rick and Janet Young at their home in Jewell.
Kasich announces he
is ending his presidential quest and will not seek re-election to
2000. Texas Gov. George W. Bush joins
Kasich in a Washington press conference and receives the congressman's
schedule scratched; held up by congressional business
very late. July 3 Shoeless Joe Jackson
National Baseball Tournament "FanFest '99" and parade; Field of
Dreams baseball game with Bob Feller and others in Dyersville.
Catholic Health Association's presidential pledge signing at
Mercy Hospital Medical Center in Des Moines; address to Pachyderm Club
VFW in Marshalltown; coffee at Park Center in Newton. June 12 Coffee at the Pella
Opera Company in
Pella; addresses World Pork Expo in Des Moines; Main Street walk in
reception with the Benton County Republican Committee in Vinton. June
13 "Iowa Burger Bake" for the
travelling press corps at Joensy's Diner in Solon.
[Ground rules: 1. All discussion is
on-the-record. 2. All burgers will be
well done. 3. American cheese only--none
of those foreign cheeses. 4. Plain
buns--no sesame seeds.
5. No fancy mustard--just the yellow
stuff. 6. Standard fries only--nothing
'curly' or 'julienne.' 7. No drawn
butter]. Coffee at the Hefron family's home in Mt. Vernon.
Coffee at the home of Dr. J.H. Sunderbruch in
May 21 Tapes Iowa Press,
interview on Jan Mickelson show; speech to the
Bull Moose Club luncheon at the Des Moines Club; house party at the
of Allan and Cynthia Latcham in Des Moines; coffee at The Garden Path
Indianola, hosted by John and Shari Cercone.
May 22 Town square walk in
Winterset; tours the John Wayne Birthplace Museum in Winterset; coffee
home of Dan and Bette Donahey in Panora; coffee at the home of Paul and
Schmidt in Harlan; coffee at Best Western in Council Bluffs, hosted by
and Juli Smith.
Tours Hoover Presidential
Library in West Branch, coffee in West
University of Iowa in Iowa City, visits Kappa Alpha Theta sorority;
Memorial Union, "Pre-Finals Get Together with live band" at Quinton's
Northwestern part of the
April 24 Coffee
hosted by Don Kass and the Plymouth County Central
Committee in Le Mars; issues forum at Dordt College in Sioux Center;
reception hosted by Kelly and Mary O'Brien
in Sanborn; Courage is Contagious book signing at the
Lighthouse II Christian
Bookstore in Spencer; ice cream social hosted by the Buena Vista County
Republican Party in Storm Lake. April
25 Reception hosted by Ray Hoffman
Tour." March 5 Indianola. March
6 Ames, Garwin, Marshalltown, Waterloo. March 7 Cedar Rapids, Iowa
City. March 8 Davenport.
18 Meet with citizens at local diner in Fort Dodge, Main Street
walk in Fort
Dodge, speech to Kiwanis/Exchange Club in Mason City; town hall meeting
pitcher Bob Feller in Des Moines. Feb.
19 Main Street walk in Muscatine, Iowans for Tax Relief meeting,
business leaders; Black Alliance meeting in Waterloo.
...6 visits, 13 days
[HW includes May 14 for
Sept. 3 In
Mason City, Kasich addresses
students of North Iowa Area Community College, serves as the special
speaker at the Cerro Gordo County Republican Party Headquarters ribbon
ceremony, and attends a reception/fundraiser for the Cerro Gordo County
Republican Party at a private home.
Breakfast event hosted by State Senator Neal Schuerer and State
Rep. Phil Tyrrell at The Barn Restaurant in Amana; luncheon fundraiser
District Congressman Jim Nussle in Independence;
addresses students of Cornell College in Mt. Vernon with Sec. of State
candidate John Gilliland.
luncheon reception for State Senate Majority Leader Stu Iverson at the
Hotel in Des Moines.
8-10 July 8
Event at private residence in Manson
for state Senate candidate Mike Sexton (District 7). July 9 Event in Spencer for
candidate Dave Larsen (District 8); event at private residence in Ames
Congressional candidate Larry McKibben (Iowa-3). July 10 Event in Sioux City
for state Senate
candidate Kathleen Hoffmann (District 1).
Cedar Rapids - Republican Party of Iowa's
First in the
Nation Gala and State Convention.
Arrived late Thursday. May 15 Spoke to the
Agents of Iowa 92nd annual convention in West Des Moines; in
afternoon at the MCI facility in Cedar Rapids for about two hours--a
meeting involving several MCI facilities with videoconferencing, and a
"Back in Black" tour during the
congressional recess. (The Iowa state
budget has been in a surplus--in the black--since Republicans took over
and the federal budget will be soon.)
April 4 speaks
at reception before the Abe Lincoln Dinner-A Tribute to
Gov. Terry Branstad in Des Moines. April
5 Fundraiser for state rep. Dave Millage in Davenport. April 6
Cedar Rapids: news conference at Cedar Rapids Public Library. Waterloo, radio, evening fundraiser for
MikeLannigan, challenger for the state senate seat in Waterloo. April
Des Moines: press conference at the State Capitol Building,
on WHO. Ankeny: fundraiser for Carmen
Boal, challenger for state rep. seat. To
Omaha/Council Bluffs, big fundraiser for House majority leader Brent
in Council Bluffs and news conference. On
KKAR -AM. To Sioux City.
On KSCJ-AM. News conference at
the Siouxland Chamber of Commerce. To
Dennison, a fundraiser for Clarence
Hoffman, running for state rep. To
Carroll, fundraiser Rod Roberts, state rep candidate.
...2 visits, 4 days
Moose Club luncheon in Des Moines (a group of young Republicans). Also according to news reports,
fundraiser for Rep. Jim Nussle on Oct. 15 and campaigned for Iowa House Speaker Ron Corbett in
Cedar Rapids on Oct. 16. Oct.
17 event for
state rep. Mona Martin at
the Outing Club in Davenport.
Lincoln Day Dinner at the Polk County Convention Center.
Eric M. Appleman/Democracy in Action