About Us

We tell the story of Iowa – the people and places that define Iowa politics and the first in the nation Iowa caucuses. Your best source for campaign stories, information about the caucus process, and information about candidate appearances across the state.








The Iowa Caucus Project is many things: a website, a political science course, a group of students, and a focal point. Led by Dr. Rachel Paine Caufield, Professor of Political Science at Drake University, the Project strives to tell the story of Iowa and to bring the caucuses to campus. We also serve as the focal point for all things Iowa caucus at Drake.

Drake University is committed to the expression of a wide range of ideas and opinions and to their free discussion. The University does not endorse or oppose any party or candidate for public office. Any opinions expressed here are solely those of the authors of individual blog posts and do not necessarily represent the opinions of any other University students, staff, administrators or faculty.