Congressional Candidate Scholten Begins Campaign in Ames Friday

4th Congressional District Candidate J.D. Scholten today announced the lineup for his Campaign Kickoff Party, this Friday night in Ames:

WHO: J.D. Scholten and featured guest speakers* (in alphabetical order):  

Bonnie Brown – Social justice activist, recently returned from the Charlottesville, VA protests

Tracy Freese – GrunDems County Chair, State Sen. Candidate running against Republican Majority Leader Senator Bill Dix

Austin Frerick – Former U.S. Treasury Economist, 3rd District Congressional Candidate

John Norris – Former Chief of Staff to Governor Tom Vilsack, Current Gubernatorial Candidate

Jack Schuler – LGBT activist, DNC Elector, U.S. Army Reservist and Marine Corps veteran

Victoria Szopinski – Ames Progressive Alliance Founding Member, Ames Mayoral Candidate

* Appearance of speakers does not imply endorsement of, or by, J.D. Scholten’s Congressional Campaign.


WHAT: Campaign Kickoff Party for 4th District Congressional Candidate, J.D. Scholten


WHEN: Friday, August 25th, 7:00-8:30pm


WHERE: Gateway Conference Center, Garden Room, 2100 Green Hills Dr, Ames, IA 50014


– The event is free and open to all ages.

– Members of the media are encouraged to attend.


For more information on the campaign, visit

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