ANKENY, Iowa (AP) — Voters within the fast-growing suburb of Ankeny will elect a new consultant Tuesday, filling a House seat left vacant after the incumbent died in July.
Republican Mike Bousselot and Democrat Andrea Phillips are competing for the House District 37 seat that was held by Republican Rep. John Landon till his demise. The winner will maintain workplace till the overall election in November 2022.
Bousselot, 38, served roles within the administrations of former Gov. Terry Branstad and present Gov. Kim Reynolds.
Phillips, 47, has served as an official within the Iowa Democratic Party and labored as director of advertising and marketing for an organization in China. Phillips additionally ran for the House seat in 2020 and misplaced to Landon.
Ankeny has seen probably the most fast development in Iowa and is among the many fastest-growing cities nationally. Besides Ankeny, the district contains some rural areas of Polk County.
Republicans maintain a 58-to-40 majority within the House, so the winner of the race will not change the GOP’s management of the chamber.
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