DAVENPORT, Iowa — Chicago area Hillary Clinton supporters are not eligible to caucus in Iowa on Monday, but that didn’t stop them from making the trip across the Mississippi River to knock on doors and urge Iowans to back the former secretary of state.
Chicagoans arrive in Davenport by the busload in support of the Clinton campaign.
Dozens of Iowans and Chicagoans sign up to knock on doors and encourage residents to caucus for Hillary Clinton. (Brendan Hickey/MEDILL)
After a busload of her constituents arrive from Chicagoland, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky speaks about Hillary Clinton and women’s rights.
Joesph Hutton (left) trains a group of canvassers. He has been in Iowa since April working on the Clinton campaign.
After getting married in 2015, Justin Richards of Chicago supports Hillary for her stance on gay marriage. Here he wears his wedding ring and carries Clinton canvassing supplies.
Team Clinton organizes pro-Hillary literature to be left behind for residents who don’t open their doors to the canvassers.
Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky tells Hillary supporters, “This may be the most important thing you ever do in you life,” as she stands in a residential driveway in Davenport, IA.
Several Clinton signs mark the address where canvassers meet to be trained before knocking on doors in support of the Clinton campaign.
Photo at top: Several Clinton signs mark the address in Davenport, IA where canvassers meet to be trained before knocking on doors in support of the Clinton campaign.