Presidential Watch: List of potential candidate appearances grows

April 2, 2015

  • Business leader Donald Trump will speak with students at Simpson College on Wednesday, April 8, at the Blank Performing Arts Center at 10 a.m.
  • Trump will also attend a meet and greet hosted by the Polk County GOP on Wednesday, April 8, at 6:00 p.m in Ankeny.
  • On Wednesday, April 8, Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, Louisiana Gov.Bobby Jindal, and former Sen. Rick Santorum of Pennsylvania will attend Iowa Home School Day at the Capitol.
  • Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley will attend events in Indianola and Beaverdale on Thursday, April 9.
  • Also Thursday, April 9, Jindal, former Texas Gov. Rick Perry, and Santorum, will participate in the SE Family Leadership Regional Summit in Mount Pleasant. The event begins at 6:30 pm.
  • The Webster County Republican Women will host former CEO of Hewitt Packard Carly Fiorina in Fort Dodge. The event will be on Saturday, April 25th from 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. at a location TBD.
  • Nine potential 2016 presidential candidates have committed to attend the Republican Party of Iowa Lincoln Dinner on Saturday, May 16. They include Dr. Ben Carson, Santorum, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker,Fiorina, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, Perry, Jindal, Trump, and Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina.