Epworth Man Announces Candidacy for Iowa House

An Epworth man is running for a seat in the Iowa House.

Leo Gansen announced Wednesday that he will seek the Democratic nomination in Iowa House District 57. The district covers most of Dubuque County, with the seat currently held by Republican Shannon Lundgren.

Gansen is a life-long Dubuque County resident and works as a senior correctional officer at the Anamosa State Penitentiary. He’s also been active with various community groups for decades and currently serves on the Dubuque County Zoning Advisory Board.

You can find out more about his campaign online at GansenForIowa.com.