With Iowa's primary still 10 months out, the field of Democratic candidates for the governor's race isn't wasting any time.
So far, seven people are vying for the Democratic nomination for governor in 2018. Fueled largely by the intense dissatisfaction over an entirely Republican-controlled Statehouse and governor's office, each of the candidates is calling for change.
The ones likely to lead the pack are the ones with a proven ability to raise money. And because it's possible the primary will be inconclusive — someone would have to get 35 percent of the vote — a convention is possible.
Political reporter Ed Tibbetts takes a look at how the race already is shaping up in The Big Story in Sunday's paper.