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Iowa 1st District Democratic candidates' forum March 22 in Monticello

Rep. Murphy, Rep. Kajtazovic, Monica Vernon and Dave O'Brien will speak and answer questions

Democrats from Delaware, Jones and Jackson counties will host a 1st District candidates’ forum from 3 to 5 p.m. March 22 at the Monticello Eagles Club.

Four candidates for the Democratic nomination to Iowa’s U.S. House 1st District seat -- Rep. Pat Murphy, Rep. Anesa Kajtazovic, Monica Vernon, and Dave O’Brien -- will speak and answer questions. Swati Dandekar will be represented by former Lt. Gov. Patty Judge.

Also scheduled to attend are Sen. Jack Hatch, who is seeking the Democratic nomination for governor, Sen. Tod Bowman of Maquoketa and Kim Huckstadadt, who is running for an Iowa House seat.