IOWA, USA — Democrat Ras Smith announced Tuesday morning he will be running for Governor of Iowa.
The announcement was posted to his Twitter page along with a video describing who he is and why he wants the position.
In his announcement, Smith used the slogan "Iowa's greatest days are ahead of us."
Smith, a Democrat, represents Iowa House District 62. The area includes Waterloo, Elk Run Heights, Evansdale and Raymond.
He is the first Democrat to announce he is running against Gov. Kim Reynolds.