Rep. Hanson dies; special election scheduled

June 22, 2017

State Rep. Curt Hanson (D-Fairfield) died Friday, June 16. He was 73. Hansen had served in the Iowa House since 2009 and has been a resident of Fairfield for 52 years. He was also former president of the Iowa Association of Safety Education and the Fairfield Education Association. ABI sends our condolences to the Hanson family as they go through this difficult time.

Hanson’s death causes a vacancy in House District 82, which is comprised of Davis, Van Buren, and parts of Jefferson county. Gov. Kim Reynolds has scheduled a special election to fill the seat for Aug. 8.