Political groups remain active on campus
The College Republicans
The College Republicans promotes an understanding of the political parties in the American political system, the members say. The group supported the local efforts of the 2012 Romney-Ryan campaign, and it focused its yearly week of advocacy on First Amendment issues.
The University Democrats
The University Democrats, the members say, strive for victories for Democratic candidates running for office. The UI Democrats helped with the ground efforts of President Obama’s campaign in Iowa and participated with other advocacy on campus.
Young Americans for Liberty
Once Students for Ron Paul, the Young Americans for Liberty focuses on educating, training, and mobilizing students on the ideas of liberty and the Constitution, the members say. The group worked with local activists to promote a ban on red-light traffic cameras and drone use in the Iowa City area.
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