U.S. Congress candidate Dandekar visits four county conventions

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (March 8, 2014) – Swati Dandekar’s congressional campaign (IA CD-01) visited fifteen county conventions within the first Iowa congressional district Saturday, with Dandekar personally appearing in four counties. Dandekar says talking with delegates around the district was top priority for her campaign.

“The first district must stay in democratic hands,” said Dandekar. “I am the best candidate to make sure that happens. The democratic activists out at today’s county conventions are the first line of defense against a Tea Party takeover.”

Dandekar visited Black …

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U.S. Congress candidate Dandekar shoots past petition mark

U.S. Congress candidate Dandekar shoots past petition mark

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (March 5, 2014) – Swati Dandekar (IA CD-01), candidate for U.S. Congress, announced tonight she has shot past the petition signature mark needed for inclusion in the primary election ballot in June 2014. Upon filing the petitions with the Iowa Secretary of State on Thursday morning, Dandekar will become the first official candidate in District 1.

“I have been meeting with the residents of District 1 for over seven months,” said Dandekar. “We have discussed ideas for the future of the state and …

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