Ivy Schuster of Searsboro has announced that she is running for the Democratic nomination in district 38 for the Iowa State Senate, which comprises Benton, Iowa, and Poweshiek counties.
A native of Poweshiek County, Schuster graduated from Montezuma High School. She moved to Los Angeles after graduating from Iowa State University and returned to Iowa three years later to be closer to family and start one of her own. She and her husband, Andy, have two children.
“The future of Iowa families, especially children, is important to me,” Schuster says. “I would like to add my voice—and amplify voices from my district—in the capitol and focus on improving the quality of life in our state, especially in our small towns and rural areas.”
In the Iowa Senate, Schuster will focus on a rural revitalization strategy that includes
“The people of Benton, Iowa, and Poweshiek counties deserve a senator who will listen respectfully to all sides of an issue and reach bipartisan solutions,” she says.
Schuster will make a community announcement in each county, starting in her hometown of Montezuma. This launch event will be held at Montezuma Community School Elementary Library in Montezuma on Thursday, Dec. 19 at 6 p.m.
For future event details, search Ivy for Iowa on Facebook. Contributions can be made at ivyforiowa.com.