Former Monticello City Councilwoman and Manchester resident Reenie Montgomery announced Tuesday that she will run for state representative in District 96. Montgomery has an extensive background of service – along with her time on the City Council, she was also elected Monticello Mayor Pro-Tem, served as a FEMA Coordinator, mentored in the Monticello School District and volunteered as an EMT with the Monticello Ambulance Service. She currently works for the Manchester Police Department, serving as a dispatcher for the Delaware County Communications Center. Montgomery will run as a Democrat in District 96, which covers Delaware County and part of Jones County, including Monticello and Anamosa. Republican State Representative Lee Hein currently holds the seat.
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