After Two Months of Silence from Republican David Young, Democratic Nominee Cindy Axne Calls On Him to Stop Ducking Debates

(West Des Moines, IA) Two months after winning the Democratic Primary, Cindy Axne today called on Congressman David Young to respond to the numerous debate invitations the candidates have received in the past eight weeks, including requests from KCCI-TV in Des Moines, The Des Moines Register, KETV-TV, and Simpson College. Each outlet has yet to…

Cook Political Report Moves Democrat Cindy Axne In Iowa’s 3rd District to “Toss Up”

(West Des Moines, IA) Today, Democratic nominee Cindy Axne’s campaign for Congress in Iowa’s 3rd District moved to “Toss Up” by Cook Political Report, a national nonpartisan online newsletter. The change makes Iowa’s 3rd District one of the country’s most competitive congressional races. This comes just days after Cindy Axne’s campaign released a record-breaking fundraising…

Democratic Nominee Cindy Axne Leads Two-Term Congressman David Young by four Points In the First Poll of the General Election

(West Des Moines, IA) – Today, Cindy Axne, a fifth-generation Iowan, a small business owner and the Democratic nominee for Iowa’s 3rd Congressional District, released the first polling of the General Election showing her four points ahead of two-term Congressman Young. This comes just days after Cindy Axne released her record-breaking fundraising number of $650,000…

Cindy Axne Accepts KCCI/Des Moines Register Debate Invitation; Challenges David Young to Stop Ducking Debates

Cindy Axne to Rep Young: “Ducking debates is wrong. The voters deserve more.” (West Des Moines, IA) Today, Cindy Axne, Democratic nominee for Congress in Iowa’s 3rd District, accepted a debate invitation from KCCI-TV and the Des Moines Register and challenged Republican Rep. David Young to do the same. Last week, hours after Axne resoundingly…

Cindy Axne to Rep. Young: “Unilateral Decision on Just Three Candidate Forums is the Washington Way”

Axne proposes alternate plan to participate in 16 candidate forums, one in each IA-03 county West Des Moines, IA – Cindy Axne, a fifth-generation Iowan, small business owner, parent, and candidate for Congress in Iowa’s Third Congressional District received a letter this morning from Congressman David Young declaring his intention to participate in just three…

Cindy Axne Wins IA-03 Democratic Primary

West Des Moines, IA – Cindy Axne, a fifth-generation Iowan, small business owner, and parent, has declared victory in the hotly contested IA-03 Democratic primary. Cindy will now advance to the general election where she’ll face Republican Rep. David Young in November. Cindy released the following statement upon her primary victory. “One thing is clear:…

Former Lieutenant Governor Sally Pederson endorses Democrat Cindy Axne in Iowa’s 3rd District Democratic Primary

(Des Moines, IA) Today, former Lieutenant Governor Sally Pederson endorsed Democrat Cindy Axne in Iowa’s 3rd District Democratic Primary. Former Lt. Governor Sally Pederson made it clear that Cindy’s experience as a former public servant, community activist, and mom makes her the best candidate to go up against Congressman David Young in the Fall. The…