Omaha Public Radio News
2:19 pm
Tue June 1, 2010

Two seek Democratic nomination for Iowa's Fifth Congressional District

Council Bluffs, IA – Two candidates are seeking the Democratic nomination for Iowa's Fifth Congressional District.

Western Iowa voters have Mike Denklau and Matt Campbell to choose from in the primary. Either Denklau or Campbell will face incumbent Republican Steve King in the November general election. Denklau, of Council Bluffs, is a former banker and a college instructor. He says if elected he'll be active in Congress.

Denklau says education, jobs and financial reform are key issues in his campaign.

Iowa's primary election is June 8.