Northwood woman running for new Iowa House seat that includes part of Floyd County
To The Press
Rep. Jane Bloomingdale, R-Northwood, has announced her election bid for the new Iowa House District 60 that includes the northwest corner of Floyd County.
Bloomingdale currently represents House District 51, which includes Worth, Mitchell, Howard and a part of Winneshiek counties.
The new Iowa House District 60 includes all of Worth and Mitchell counties, the western portion of Cerro Gordo County and the Rock Grove and Rockford townships in Floyd County.
“It is an honor to serve as our state representative,” said Bloomingdale. “I truly appreciate the opportunity that the people of House District 51 have given me to represent us in the Iowa House and I look forward to meeting my new constituents in House District 60. I will continue to listen to your concerns and deliver on your priorities.”
Bloomingdale is a life-long resident of Northwood and served in city government for 20 years on the City Council and as mayor. She has a degree in education and worked for the Northwood-Kensett school district as a coach and substitute teacher.
She continued her education in accounting and has owned and operated Bloomingdale Tax and Accounting for 30 years.
In the Iowa House, Bloomingdale chairs the Local Government Committee and serves on the State Government, Ways and Means, and Legislative Council committees, and the Administration and Regulation budget subcommittee.
Bloomingdale will be seeking her fourth term in the Iowa House. She lives in Northwood with her husband Jim and together they have two children.