DIKE — Two state elected officers who as soon as ran towards one another will maintain 5 joint city halls within the space subsequent Friday.
Iowa Home Speaker Pat Grassley, who represents Home District 50, and Iowa Sen. Annette Sweeney, who represents Senate District 25, launched a schedule of 5 upcoming city halls open to the general public this week, all of which can happen Friday, Feb. 21.
Grassley, the grandson of U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley, is a Republican who was first elected in 2006 to Home District 17 and served for 3 phrases earlier than defeating Sweeney in 2012 for the redrawn Home District 50. He was elected Speaker of the Home this 12 months.
Sweeney is a Republican who was first elected to the Home of Representatives in 2008 and served till 2013, when she unsuccessfully ran for Iowa Senate and misplaced to Grassley. She gained a special-election seat within the Senate in 2018 to exchange Invoice Dix, who resigned.