Democrats and Republican voters in Cass County will have a chance to meet with candidates for office or party representatives, in the coming days. On Saturday (Oct. 25th), Republican Representative Jack Drake, of Griswold, and Tom Shipley, State Senate candidate for District 11, from Nodaway, will hold a meet and greet with voters at 9 a.m. at the Heritage House, in Atlantic.
Shipley is running against fellow Republican Art Hill, of Council Bluffs, for the State Senate’s 11th District that covers all of Adams and Union Counties, a good portion of Cass County, and most of Pottawattamie County. The men are competing for the seat being left vacant by Hubert Houser, who is not running for re-election. Drake is running for re-election in House District 21, which encompasses parts of Cass, and Pottawattamie Counties, as well as all of Adams and Union Counties.
And on Monday (Oct. 27th), Troy Price, the Executive Director of the Iowa Democratic Party, will be at the Cass County Democratic Headquarters (at 511 Chestnut) in Atlantic at 9-a.m. Price will meet with local Democrats and Democratic volunteers, and talk about the current election.
Both events are open to the public. Refreshments will be served.