WEST DES MOINES, IOWA – At the Dallas County Republican Party Central Committee Meeting this evening, Chairman Rob Taylor announced he is a candidate for the Iowa House of Representatives.

In his announcement speech Taylor said, “I’ve decided to run for the Iowa House because as a husband & father of four I want my children to be well-educated, grow-up in a free land and live a prosperous life with a good job within the great state of Iowa.”

Taylor went on to stress his conservative credentials. “My campaign will focus on creating jobs and growing Iowa’s economy while lowering corporate income taxes and commercial property taxes. As a small businessman, I know first hand how to drive our states economy.”

Taylor is running for Iowa House District 44 to bring fiscal responsibility and common sense back to government. Rob has served on the Dallas County Central Committee since 2008. He served as Organizational Chair and then Chair of the Dallas County Republicans, from 2009-2011. His chairmanship will conclude in August following the sold out Dallas County GOP Chairman’s Dinner.

Rob and his wife, Dr. Christi Taylor, live in West Des Moines with their 4 children. Rob is a sales director for a petroleum distributor in central Iowa. Rob coaches for Walnut Creek Little League, serves on the West Des Moines Board of Adjustment, Animal Control Board, the Dallas County Compensation Board, and serves various local charities including The Iowa Clinic Healthcare Foundation, John Stoddard Rally Against Cancer and Bras for the Cause. Rob was recently appointed by Governor Branstad to the I-Jobs Board for oversight of appropriations.

Taylor has launched his campaign website, www.TaylorForIowa.com, has put together an impressive campaign leadership team, has planned 2 fundraisers in August and September and is planning events throughout District 44.

About Rob Taylor