Boettger won’t run for re-election


June 30th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

Iowa Ninth District Representative Nancy Boettger has announced she will not seek re-election to the Iowa Senate in 2014. Boettger, a native of Shelby County said in her newsletter this past week, that she will step down from her position at the end of 2014.

In a news release, Boettger said she has considered it an honor and privilege to represent voters in the Iowa Senate for the past 19 years. She represents all of Harrison and Monona counties along with portions of Shelby Crawford, Ida and Woodbury counties. Boettger began her political career in January 1995 and is in her fifth term. Her background includes being a former educator.

Boettger said “As a former educator, our young people’s education has been a very important issue for me. This Legislative session we made great strides in education on behalf of the students, teachers and school districts across Iowa.” She said also, that she will continue to work in her 20th and final year, to represent hardworking Iowans.