Upmeyer announces re-election plans
Wednesday, 20 July 2011 11:36
House Majority leader will move to CL as part of new District 54
House Majority Leader Linda Upmeyer has announced she intends to run for re-election in House District 54.
After redistricting, District 54 is comprised of portions of Cerro Gordo and Butler Counties and all of Franklin County. Upmeyer intends to move to the Clear Lake area to run in, what is essentially, the district she currently represents.
“After talking with my family and supporters in Cerro Gordo, Franklin and Butler Counties, I look forward to the opportunity to continue to represent North Iowans. It has truly been an honor to have served most of this area for the past nine years,” said Upmeyer. “I have been humbled by the supportive phone calls and emails I have received, encouraging me to run.”
Upmeyer is a nurse practitioner, a member of Farm Bureau and a former community college trustee for North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC).
She and her husband, Doug, have been married for 41 years and have five grown children who all reside in Iowa. They also have three grandsons: Colin, Carter and Cooper.
“Having grown up and lived in rural Iowa my whole life, one of my biggest passions has - Read More Via e-Edition