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SCHOLTEN HOPES TO SCORE A HIT WITH VOTERS IN DEMOCRATIC CONGRESSIONAL PRIMARY

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J.D. SCHOLTEN IS ONE OF THREE DEMOCRATS HOPING TO WIN THE NOMINATION NEXT TUESDAY TO RUN FOR IOWA’S 4TH DISTRICT CONGRESSIONAL SEAT IN NOVEMBER’S ELECTION.

SCHOLTEN IS A SIOUX CITY NATIVE WHO GRADUATED FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA, WORKED AS A PARALEGAL AND ON HIS FAMILY’S FARM, AND PLAYED BASEBALL AROUND THE WORLD.

HE IS MAKING HIS FIRST RUN FOR ELECTED OFFICE:

OC…..BACK IN JULY. :15

SCHOLTEN SAYS HE’S HEARD FROM MANY CONSTITUENTS FRUSTRATED WITH POLITICS AND THE LACK OF COMPROMISE BETWEEN THE TWO MAJOR PARTIES IN CONGRESS:

OC………WANT TO GET BACK. :23

A COMPROMISE HASN’T BEEN FOUND WHEN IT COMES TO FEDERAL HEALTH CARE.

SCHOLTEN SAYS MORE NEEDS TO BE DONE TO FIX THE SYSTEM AND MAKE MEDICAL CARE AFFORDABLE:

OC………AFFORD THIS. ;19

SCHOLTEN HAS BEEN SUCCESSFUL IN FUNDRAISING, TOPPING NOT JUST HIS PARTY OPPONENTS BUT ALSO INCUMBENT REPUBLICAN STEVE KING.

OC……….HAD TO DO. :22

SCHOLTEN’S ENDORSEMENTS INCLUDE CONGRESSMAN TIM RYAN OF OHIO AND NUMEROUS LOCAL OFFICIALS.