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House District 4 Special Election Today

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Voters in House District 4, which comprises of part of Sioux County, will go to the polls today to choose a new State Representative.  The seat was vacated by the death of Rep. Dwayne Alons, who passed away in November after fighting an honorable battle with cancer.

Polls will be open from 7 am – 9 pm.

Find your polling place by clicking here.

If you’d like more information on the special election, visit the Secretary of State’s website.

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Gov. Branstad orders flags at half-staff to honor State Rep. Dwayne Alons

(DES MOINES) – Gov. Terry Branstad has ordered all flags in Iowa be flown at half-staff from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, December 3, 2014, to honor State Representative Dwayne Alons, a retired brigadier general with the Iowa Air National Guard. Representative Alons passed away on Saturday, November 29, 2014.

The governor’s directive applies to all U.S. and state flags under the control of the state.

Flags will be at half-staff on the state Capitol building and on flag displays in the Capitol complex, and upon all public buildings, grounds, and facilities throughout the state. Individuals, businesses, schools, municipalities, counties and other government subdivisions are encouraged to fly the flag at half-staff for the same length of time as a sign of respect.

Alons is survived by his wife, Clarice, of Hull, four children and 14 grandchildren.

A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, December 3 at First Reformed Church in Hull.

The U.S. flag flown over the state Capitol on the day of the funeral will be presented to Rep. Alons’ family.

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Statement from Rep. Alons

(HULL) – Rep. Dwayne Alons (R-Hull) announced he has been diagnosed with renal cancer in the left kidney.  He will undergo treatments this fall and will continue serving in the Legislature.

“I want to thank my wife, Clarice, family, close friends and neighbors for their support and prayers; they are much appreciated.  I believe unity in prayer is a powerful force against this attack on my body, and I am truly relying on my Lord Jesus as the great Physician.  Serving the people of Sioux County is an exceptional honor and blessing for me and it is a commitment I intend to uphold,” said Rep. Alons.

Alons is running unopposed for re-election to his ninth term in the Iowa House.  He is a retired farmer and retired Iowa Air National Guard Brigadier General.

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