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Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Politically Speaking: Young guns running for city House spots

Excerpted from this post at Politically Speaking

Could the Sioux Cityans serving in Iowa House next year all be under
age 45? There could be a considerable youth movement in representation
if two young Republican newcomers can unseat two, let's say, more
wizened Democrats who hold seats. Christopher Rants is in low 40s in
his District 54 seat and his opponent, Democrat Carlos Venable Ridley,
is of similar vintage. And in House Districts 1 and 2, two guys under
40 are seeking to upset Roger Wendt (age 74) and Wes Whitead. In a
recent address to supporters, Jeremy Taylor (District 2) noted he and
Rick Bertrand (District 1) are in the race to win. Taylor used the
phrase "older incumbents" for Wendt and Whitead...


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