Entries by Sam Roecker

Rural Power’s Voter Guide Reaches Iowa Caucus Goers

The Rural Power campaign continues to engage 2016 presidential candidates on the campaign trail in across the nation. Since the fall, Rural Power advocates in Iowa engaged every presidential candidate while they were on the trail again of last week’s Iowa Caucuses. Advocates attended over a hundred campaign events, in every corner of the state, […]

Chris Christie joins Rural Power during Iowa tour

The Rural Power campaign continues to engage 2016 presidential candidates on the campaign trail in Iowa and across the nation. One candidate who has frequently visited with Rural Power advocates is New Jersey Governor Chris Christie. Last week Christie took the opportunity to kicko his weekend tour of Iowa by speaking to co-op leaders at […]

Rural Power out in full force at the Iowa Jefferson-Jackson Dinner

Rural Power advocates out in full force for the Iowa Jefferson-Jackson Dinner Rural Power advocates dominated the Iowa Democratic Party’s annual Jefferson-Jackson Dinner over the weekend, advocating for co-ops across the nation by encouraging candidates to support safe, affordable and reliable power for all Americans. Rural Power advocates, including nearly 20 Electric Cooperative Youth Tour students, […]

Rural Power Update: DC Open House and Georgia Rural Power Kickoff

Over the past several weeks, Rural Power has increased its interactions with 2016 presidential candidates on the campaign trail in Iowa and has grown its grassroots presence in other early-voting states. Top-level candidates sent Congressional surrogates and energy policy advisors to participate in Rural Power’s recent forum in Washington, D.C., while Gov. Bobby Jindal (R-LA) […]

Energy Policy Dominates Iowa State Fair Soapbox

With all eyes on the Iowa State Fair, the Rural Power campaign successfully met with nearly all presidential candidates during the ten-day lineup at the Des Moines Register’s Soapbox, where candidates spoke and took questions from caucus-goers. The Rural Power campaign managed to make energy policy a focus of the Soapbox speeches. Key Highlights: Gov. […]