Ross Wilburn
Heartland Special Election
  • Election Date
    Aug 6, 2019
  • District
    HD 46
  • State
  • Social
Heartland Special Election

Ross Wilburn

Ross Wilburn is deeply rooted in the Hawkeye State – serving as a city councilor, mayor, social worker, and member of the Iowa National Guard. He’s running in a critical August special election to bring his bold vision and breadth of experience to the state legislature. 

  • Broke barriers as the first African-American mayor in Iowa City history
  • A longtime social worker ready to bolster the state’s mental health care 
  • Will ensure public education funding is a top priority

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