Press Release: Dedor Thanks Watts, Calls for New Approach for the District

FEBRUARY 6, 2018 (URBANDALE, IOWA) -- Richard Dedor, an Independent candidate for Iowa House District 19, released the following statement on the announcement that Representative Ralph Watts would not seek a ninth term in 2018:

“Our campaign thanks Rep. Watts for his 16 years of service to our district and recognizing our district needs new leadership at the State House. With the worsening condition of our state’s budget over the last two years and its impact on Iowa’s communities, I will be an independent voice in the State House for my neighbors in Dallas County and Polk City to help solve our budget challenges, promote investment in education, and strengthen our communities, together.”

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