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Written by Alissa Ohl   
Friday, 15 November 2013 12:04

During a Six Day; 26 City Tour across Iowa, Jacobs Will Announce Future Plans

West Des Moines, Iowa – After discussing the most challenging issues facing many in Iowa and carefully listening to fellow Iowans about the need to focus on problem solving in Washington, business leader Mark Jacobs will travel across Iowa to share his decision to seek the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate in 2014, beginning Tuesday, November 19th at 8:30am in Des Moines, Iowa.

Jacobs will begin in Des Moines, and visit Cedar Rapids, Davenport, and Sioux City on Tuesday, November 19th. He will finish his six day, 26-city statewide tour on Tuesday, November 26th.

The following events are open to credentialed members of the press:



Location: Infomax Office Systems

1010 Illinois Street

Des Moines, Iowa

Doors Open: 8:00 AM

Event Starts: 8:30 AM

*A mult box will be available at this location.


Location: Kirkwood Community College Horticulture Building

6301 Kirkwood Boulevard SW

Cedar Rapids, Iowa

*Use entrance off 76th Street, near the Kirkwood Hotel

Doors Open: 11:00 AM

Event Starts: 11:30 AM

*Lunch will be provided



Location: Bowe Machine Company

2527 State Street

Bettendorf, Iowa

*Parking available at 23rd St. and State St. 

Doors Open: 1:30 PM

Event Starts: 2:00 PM


Location: JetSun Aviation

5815 Mitchell Street

Sioux City, Iowa

Doors Open: 4:30 PM

Event Starts: 5:00 PM



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About Mark Jacobs

A life-long Republican, Mark previously served as president and CEO of Reliant Energy, a Fortune 500 electric power company. During his time at Reliant Energy, he played an integral role in the turnaround of the company. Mark founded Reaching Higher Iowa, an organization advocating for improved public education. He has been traveling the state to discuss the need for accountability in our public schools and the opportunity to make Iowa schools best in the nation once again. Mark graduated from Roosevelt High School in Des Moines in 1980. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Southern Methodist University and an MBA from Northwestern University. Mark and his wife, Janet, have three children: Clark, Christy, and Sam. The family resides in West Des Moines.

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