Politically Speaking: Nielsen momentum?
Excerpted from this post at Politically Speaking
How much will independent Roy Nielsen cut into the turf of Republican incumbent Steve King and Democrat Joyce Schulte on Nov. 7? He may be making inroads, given two developments this week. ... First, on Oct. 10, Nielsen held an event on Historic Fourth Street that drew an intriguing cast of about four dozen current Republicans and Democrats ... We can't say all those people are in the Nielsen fold, but they at least were intrigued enough to turn out to hear about him. Regarding another lieutenant governor candidate, or more correctly, an actual lieutenant governor, Art Neu of Carroll, who served in the position from 1972 to 1979 under beloved governor Robert Ray, has publicly come out in support of Nielsen.