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Trump Iowa Visits

rationale, methodology and limitations  | this page updated through December 31, 2015

Through 4th Quarter 2015
Iowa: 24 visits, 27 days
>Donald Trump rallied at the Mid-America Center in Council Bluffs, Iowa on the evening of December 29, 2015.

>Donald Trump rallied at Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Cedar Rapids, Iowa on the afternoon of December 19, 2015.

>Donald Trump rallied in the Varied Industries Building at the Iowa State Fair Grounds in Des Moines, Iowa on the evening of December 11, 2015.

>Donald Trump visited Iowa on December 5, 2015.  He rallied at the Clay County Regional Events Center in Spencer; and rallied at the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds in Davenport.

>Donald Trump visited Newton<, Iowa on November 19, 2015.  He participated in a WHO-TV town hall on jobs of the future at DMACC Newton campus' Maytag Auditorium, followed by a rally in the 2nd Floor Conference Center.

>Donald Trump visited Iowa on November 12, 2015.  He toured the POET Biorefining Plant and met with the POET leadership team and the co-chairs of American Renewable Fuels in Gowrie; and rallied at Iowa Central Community College in Fort Dodge.

>Donald Trump rallied at West High School in Sioux City, Iowa early on the evening of October 27, 2015.

>Donald Trump helld a Make America Great Again rally at Burlington Memorial Auditorium in Burlington, Iowa on the evening of October 21, 2015.

>Donald Trump rallied at Electric Park Ballroom in Waterloo, Iowa on October 7, 2015.

>Donald Trump visited Iowa on September 19, 2015.  At the invitation of the AP social studies class at Urbandale High School he  visited the school for homecoming, doing a meet and greet with students and teachers in the gym and then spoke to a large crowd, in Urbandale; and he spoke at Iowa FFC's Family Banquet and Presidential Forum at the Fairgrounds in Des Moines.

>Donald Trump visited Iowa on September 12, 2015.  He rallied from the stage at Pufferbilly Days in Boone; made a brief stop at the Iowa GOP's Cy-Hawk tailgate at Lot S-7, East of Jack Trice Stadium, and from the field he greeted fans before the Iowa vs. Iowa State game in Ames.

>Donald Trump held a Make America Great Again rally at Grand River Center in Dubuque, Iowa on the evening of August 25, 2015.

>Donald Trump visited the State Fair in Des Moines, Iowa on the afternoon of August 15, 2015.  He arrived by helicopter at East Des Moines Ball Fields, did a media availability, gave kids rides in his helicopter, and walked through the grounds, although he did not manage to get to the butter cow.

>Donald Trump held a Make America Great Again Rally and Family Picnic in George Daily Auditorium at Oskaloosa High School in Oskaloosa, Iowa on July 25, 2015.

>Donald Trump spoke at The FAMiLY Leadership Summit 2015 at Stephens Auditorium in Ames, Iowa on July 18, 2015, doing an interview with Frank Luntz followed by a media availability.

>Donald Trump visited Iowa on June 27, 2015He plans to hold a Make America Great Again rally and family picnic at City Square Park in Oskaloosa;on June 23 deputy state director Ryan Keller announced the event is being rescheduled to July 25 due to the "massive amount of RSVPs." In the evening he did two events with Madison County Republicans in Winterset: a meet and greet at the John Wayne Museum; and a speech following the Roundup BBQ dinner at Winterset High School.

>Donald Trump did his Iowa announcement event at the Hoyt Sherman Place in Des Moines on the evening of June 16, 2015.

>Donald Trump visited Iowa on June 4, 2015.  He spoke at a benefit luncheon for the Coralville Veteran's Memorial Fund at Brown Deer Golf Course Ballroom in Coralville; and in the early evening did an event at Music Man Square in Mason City.

>Donald Trump visited Iowa on May 15-16, 2015.  (On the afternoon of May 15 he did a business roundtable at the Omaha Press Club).  On the evening of May 15 he did the keynote address at the Pottawattamie County GOP's Lincoln Reagan Dinner in the student center at Iowa Western Community College in Council Bluffs.  On May 16 he spoke on "Make America Great Again!" in the Olsen Student Center at Morningside College in Sioux City<;span>; spoke at the Iowa National Security Action Summit at Point of Grace Church in ; and in the evening spoke at the Republican Party of Iowa's Lincoln Dinner in Des Moines.

>Donald Trump visited Iowa on April 29-30, 2015.  On the morning of April 29 he spoke to students and took questions in Neumann Auditorium at Wartburg College in Waverly; and late in the day he attended a fundraising reception for Secretary of State Paul Pate at Cedar Rapids Country Club in Cedar Rapids.  On the morning of April 30 he headlined a Scott County Republican Lincoln Club briefing and fundraising breakfast at the Radisson Hotel in Davenport.

>Donald Trump visited Iowa on April 8, 2015.  At Des Moines International Airport in Des Moines he showed off his Boeing 757 to the media; he spoke about education and his business experience at Simpson College in Indianola; met with Republican lawmakers at the State Capitol in Des Moinse; and in the evening he attended a house party/meet and greet for the Republican Party of Polk County at state Rep. Jack Whitver's home in Ankeny  (Note: a Trump advisory said he was also to meet with Warren County Republican leaders at some point).

>Donald Trump had been scheduled to do a video for the Iowa Agriculture Summit at a reception on March 6, 2015 in Des Moines, Iowa

>Donald Trump visited Iowa on January 23-24, 2015.  On January 23 Trump spoke at the Land Investment Expo in West Des Moines (>); and per the Des Moines Register attended a private dinner hosted by Peoples Company at the Stine Barn in West Des Moines.  On January 24 he spoke at the Iowa Freedom Summit in Des Moines.


>Donald Trump visited West Des Moines, Iowa on October 18, 2014.  He and Congressman Steve King held a press conference at Concordia Group LLC's office; and they then appeared at a Steve King for Congress fundraiser at the residence of George Cataldo.

>Donald Trump spoke at The FAMiLY Leadership Summit at Stephens Auditorium in Ames, Iowa on August 10, 2013.  He spoke with reporters afterwards, but did no other events, flying in and out.