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Democrat Rep. Ras Smith will run for Iowa governor

State Rep. Ras Smith, D-Waterloo, announced last week he will run for governor in 2022, making him the first major Democrat to enter the race. Smith released a video early Tuesday to launch his campaign. The video focuses on unity among Iowans, regardless of profession, background or political affiliation. “At...
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State Rep. Ras Smith launches campaign for 2022 Iowa governor race

Democratic Iowa State Rep. Ras Smith launched his bid for governor in the 2022 election to find solutions to the common struggle all Iowans experience. Smith is the first prominent Democrat to throw his hat in. Republican incumbent Kim Reynolds has yet to announce if she is seeking reelection but said she probably will. Smith said the overarching message of his campaign is to rebuild communities.
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Democratic State Rep. Ras Smith Announces Run for Iowa Governor

State Rep. Ras Smith (D-Waterloo) (Photo by John Pemble/IPR File) (Radio Iowa) The first candidate to officially declare they’re running for governor in 2022 made the announcement online this (Tuesday) morning. “My name is Ras Smith and I’m running for governor because I believe that Iowa’s greatest days are ahead...
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Rep. Ras Smith announces he’s running for governor of Iowa in 2022

WATERLOO, Iowa – Iowa State Representative Ras Smith says he’s running for governor in 2022. The 33-year-old lawmaker officially announced he is running for the Democratic nomination in a video released on YouTube. Rep. Smith is holding a campaign kick-off event in his hometown of Waterloo Tuesday afternoon. He was...
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State Rep. Ras Smith to run for Iowa governor

County officials in the Des Moines area have approved a plan to incentivize adults to get a COVID-19 vaccine. Police say son killed three family members in Tuesday morning shooting. Updated: 7 hours ago. Police have released more information into their investigation of a shooting in northeast Cedar Rapids, which...
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Democrat Ras Smith launches his 2022 campaign for Iowa governor

WATERLOO, Iowa — Democrat Ras Smith says he is ready to take a next big step after five years serving as a representative in the Iowa legislature. On Tuesday evening Smith launched his 2022 gubernatorial campaign in his hometown of Waterloo. Smith announced his intentions on Tuesday morning on YouTube.
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Rep. Ras Smith of Waterloo announces run for governor

WATERLOO -- A Cedar Valley Democratic state legislator announced he's running for governor, turning what would have been an announcement Tuesday night into a campaign rally. State Rep. Ras Smith, who represents House District 62, made the announcement early Tuesday morning on social media with a video featuring a farmer, a teacher, his family and he and others walking around downtown Waterloo -- with a focus on shoes.