Former Rep. David Young (R) lost his seat to freshman Cindy Axne (D-West Des Moines) last year, and he announced last week that he will return for a re-match. But, it appears he will have to fight for the party nomination. Earlier this week, retired Army Colonel Bill Schafer (R) announced that he will run for the position and state Sen. Zach Wahls (R-Coralville) says he is currently on a “listening tour” of the congressional district and expects to make a decision about becoming a candidate in July.
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