Muscatine, IA – Former Republican State Senator Shawn Hamerlinck threw his support today, behind Mark Lofgren, who is seeking the Republican nomination in Iowa’s 2nd Congressional District.

“Mark Lofgren has been a champion for Iowa during his tenure in the Iowa House.  I’m proud to support his campaign for Congress because I know he will stand strong for Iowa and tackle the growing national debt.  Mark supports a balanced budget amendment and has the fortitude to cut wasteful spending and say no to special interests,” said Hamerlinck.

“I encourage citizens of the 2nd District to join me in supporting Mark Lofgren in the upcoming Republican Primary,” concluded Hamerlinck.

Lofgren is a lifelong resident of Muscatine, Iowa.  He is currently serving his 2nd term in the Iowa House.  Lofgren is a University of Iowa graduate and formerly owned a small business, Lofgren Investments, in Muscatine.  He and his wife Paula have four children.

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