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The race for House District 63 will not be uncontested in June.

On the Democratic side, Teresa Meyer, who opposed incumbent Republican Sandy Salmon in 2014, and is running again this year, will have a fellow party loyal to contest with before November. 

Eric Stromberg, a father of two and a substitute teacher in Waverly and Denver, says he is ready to put his efforts where his heart is — in public service.

“My family was very political even though no one held a public office,” he said of his formative years, when his parents took him along caucusing or attending other political events. “I’ve always had a strong sense of public service, I’ve been a political person my whole life and so the idea of public service has always been present for a very long time… my dad was president of his union local.”

Read more in the Tuesday, March 1 edition of the Bremer County Independent.