CRESTON – Ruth Smith has won the Democratic nomination in the race for Iowa Senate District 48, the seat vacated by Lt. Gov.-Elect Kim Reynolds. Smith was chosen by delegates at a special nominating convention earlier tonight.
“Ruth Smith brings an outstanding record of accomplishments as a small business owner and dedicated member of the community,” said Iowa Democratic Party Chair Sue Dvorsky. “Ruth has the determination to win this race and work with Senate Democrats to create jobs and keep Iowa moving forward.”
The special election will take place on Tuesday, January 4th. The 48th Senate District includes Montgomery, Adams, Union, Clarke, Taylor Ringgold, and Decatur counties.
To learn more about Ruth Smith’s campaign, or to get involved, visit www.ruthforsenate.com.