The Iowa State Fair, held from Aug. 13 to Aug. 23, offered presidential hopefuls the opportunity to speak with Iowa voters. Whether addressing policy concerns on the soapbox or eating pork chops on sticks, candidates did everything they could to woo fairgoers.
Sarah Gibbens is a producer on National Journal's audience development team. She previously worked as a digital media fellow at The Podesta Group and as a writer for San Antonio-based newspaper The Rivard Report. Sarah graduated from the University of Texas at San Antonio where she was the editor-in-chief of the independent student newspaper, The Paisano.