2012 Iowa VCA Election Endorsements
Here are Iowa VCA's 2012 General Election endorsements for Iowa Senate and House seats.
In addition to our endorsements, both documents also show each legislator votes as favorable or against animal welfare bills and each legislator's name is linked to their email address.
Please make sure to see the legend at the bottom of each set of endorsements to interpret this data. This list is given in order by District number.
Iowa Senate Endorsements
Iowa House Endorsements
To determine which district you are in, visit the following sites:
State Senate Districts
State House Districts
Visit this site for more detailed boundaries:
Senate - Individual Districts
House - Individual Districts
NOTE: Endorsements for some seats have not yet been determined. Updates will be announced periodically.
Don't forget to vote!! Voting day is November 6 but you can vote today! Early voting has already started in Iowa. Contact your county auditor to find out how to vote early or by absentee ballot. Be sure to share this information with your friends and family!
The Puppy Mill / Pet Store Connection
Moving video explaining the connection between pet stores and puppy mills. Bottom line: buying a puppy from a pet store supports puppy mills.
IVCA Members Make a Difference in IA Primaries
For several months prior to the June Primary elections, we focused on informing Iowans of the voting process and where many of the candidates running in the primaries stood in relationship to Animal Welfare issues.
One area we really focued on was Iowa House District #50 where 2 Republican incumbents were running: Rep. Annette Sweeney and Rep. Pat Grassley.
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