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July 1st, 2013
 

LeRette to Run for HD 91 Seat, Replacing Lofgren

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Written by: Kevin Hall
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Former Muscatine County GOP chairman, and current city councilman, Mark LeRette plans to run for the Republican nomination in House District 91, the seat currently held by Mark Lofgren. Last week, Lofgren announced his intentions to run for Iowa’s Second Congressional District seat in 2014.

Here is the information LeRette provided to TheIowaRepublican.com:

Muscatine City Councilman Mark LeRette will be formally announcing his candidacy for District 91 Iowa State Representative this week.

LeRette is currently the Alderman representing the city’s 2nd Ward, which includes the West Hill Historic District and historic Downtown Muscatine. He also serves as the city’s representative on the Board of Directors of the Muscatine County Solid Waste Management Agency, which has overseen a reduction in the city’s landfill debt of over 1.5 million dollars during his tenure. He is the Vice Chairman of that Board.

LeRette is also the Chairman Emeritus of the Muscatine County Republican Party, having served as Chairman during the last two years.

The 42 year-old Councilman resides in the West Hill Historic District with his wife of 16 years, Sharon, and their two school-aged sons.
The current District 91 represenatitive, Mark Lofgren, is running for Congress in Iowa’s 2nd District.


About the Author

Kevin Hall
Kevin Hall brings almost two decades of journalistic experience to TheIowaRepublican. Starting in college as a radio broadcaster, Hall eventually became a television anchor/reporter for stations in North Carolina, Missouri, and Iowa. During the 2007 caucus cycle, Hall changed careers and joined the political realm. He was the northwest Iowa field director for Fred Thompson's presidential campaign. Hall helped Terry Branstad return to the governor's office by organizing southwest Iowa for Branstad's 2010 campaign. Hall serves as a reporter/columnist for TheIowaRepublican.com.




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