OTTUMWA — Wapello County Supervisor Steve Siegel is announcing today he will challenge Sen. Mark Chelgren.
Siegel is seeking the Democratic nomination for Iowa Senate District 41. The district encompasses approximately the eastern half of Wapello County and the western half of Jefferson County, including Ottumwa and Fairfield, and all of Davis and Van Buren counties.
Siegel will hold four events Tuesday to kick off his campaign. The day begins with a noon event in Bloomfield at the city square, then moves to Keosauqua at 2:30 p.m. at the city park in front of Hotel Manning. Siegel will be at the gazebo in downtown Fairfield at 4:30 p.m. and at Central Park in Ottumwa at 6:30 p.m.