Dems: Meet the Candidate: Scott Ourth HD 26

July 28, 2016

Scott Ourth

Iowa House District 26

Contact Scott:
110 Timber Ln
Ackworth, IA 50001


Scott D. Ourth of Ackworth, Iowa is currently serving his second term in the Iowa House, representing District 26. Ourth serves on the Agriculture, Commerce, Economic Growth, and Natural Resources Committees. He is the ranking member of the Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee and the Statewide Fire and Police Retirement System Board of Trustees.

Rep. Ourth is a graduate of Graceland College (Lamoni, Iowa). After college he took graduate courses at Central Michigan University (Mt. Pleasant, Michigan) and the University of Tennessee (Knoxville, Tennessee).

Scott’s career in public service began in Washington, DC nearly a quarter century ago. He first served on Capitol Hill as a policy analyst and congressional press secretary.
Before long he was invited to act as senior advisor on several United States Senate, House of Representatives, and gubernatorial campaigns. In 1998, following his management roles in many successful, high-profile campaigns, he returned to Iowa to serve as 3rd Congressional District field director for Gov. Tom Vilsack and Rep.
Leonard Boswell’s successful coordinated campaign. He later served as campaign director for Rep. Boswell’s 2000 re-election race. He has continued to act as senior consultant on many state and federal campaigns.

Iowa House District 26

Ackworth, Carlisle, Indianola, Martensdale, Milo

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