Glove Gazette: Looking back: 10 ran for mayor in 2003 Excerpt: “It was very exciting,” he said. “Everyone came into it with interesting ideas and perspectives. When I announced, there weren’t many other candidates and I really thought I had a chance. “One of the things that’s refreshing now is the city has done many […]
Despite losing my campaign for mayor of Mason City, Iowa, 13 years ago this month, my determination has not waned from building a better community and country. Together, we can renew America’s promise!
Three days ago was yet another anniversary in my life. It is the day that I lost my campaign for Mayor of Mason City, Iowa. Oh, you didn’t know that? Back when I was 18 years old (yes, you read that right), I decided that I wanted to be crazy and run for public office. […]
This speech was given on November 21, 2002 in Center Court of Southbridge Mall in Mason City, Iowa. Good afternoon. I stand before you today all of 18 years old. But in those 18 years I have had the privilege to meet and get to know some of the finest people in Mason City. There […]