Follow coverage of the Jefferson-Jackson dinner on Saturday



Alex Hanson

Democratic candidates running for president will be in Des Moines this weekend for the annual Jefferson-Jackson dinner, historically one of the most important gatherings for party activists and donors before February’s Iowa Caucus.

You can follow Iowa State Daily coverage throughout the night, and look for an analysis of the event online and in Monday’s print edition.

Here’s how to follow along during the dinner, which will feature Hillary Clinton, Martin O’Malley and Bernie Sanders and is scheduled for 7 p.m. at Hy-Vee Hall in Des Moines. 

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Live updates will be posted on throughout the event.

Clinton, O’Malley and Sanders will be holding pre-Jefferson-Jackson dinner events in Iowa. Below is a schedule of events:

  • Friday at 7:30 p.m.: #RockinTheBern Concert with Bernie’s All-Star Band, Adler Theatre, 136 E. 3rd St., Davenport.
  • Saturday at 10 a.m.: Meet and Greet and Concert with Martin O’Malley, Cedar River Complex, 809 Sawyer Dr., Osage.
  • Saturday at 3 p.m.: Bernie Sanders Rally & March, Armory Parking Lot, 602 Robert D Ray Dr., Des Moines.
  • Saturday at 3:30 p.m.: Meet and Greet and Concert with Martin O’Malley, Plaza of the Veterans Memorial Auditorium, 833 5th Ave., Des Moines.

Former President Bill Clinton and pop artist Katy Perry will also host a rally for Hillary Clinton before the dinner at 3 p.m. in Des Moines. Follow reporter @kelseypalmros for live updates of the rally, and then look for a story after the event.