Here’s the Radio Iowa story about when the two parties will hold nominating conventions (quick version: GOP on 9.22/Dems on 9.28) and about who the potential candidates are for the open state senate seat in the Linn County area. Liz Mathis, a former TV anchor in the area, wants to run, as a Democrat. Former US Attorney Matt Dummermuth, a Republican, wants to run in the district, too. Read about him below.
ROBINS – Former United States Attorney and current small businessman Matt Dummermuth today announced his candidacy for the Republican nomination for Iowa Senate District 18. The seat is open as a result of the recent resignation of Senator Swati Dandekar. Her remaining one-year term will be filled in a special election on November 8. [Read more…]