The most difficult obstacle that candidates must overcome when running to be Iowa’s Republican National Committeewoman or Committeeman is introducing themselves to the state convention delegates. All of the candidates that are seeking one of the two RNC posts are known in their local communities, but few candidates are well known statewide.
That’s not the case for Steve Scheffler, who was elected to his first term as Iowa’s National Committeeman in 2008. As the incumbent National Committeeman, Scheffler has a major advantage because, for the last four years, he has traveled to county GOP events across the state. He also leads