State Representative Patti Ruff of McGregor announced today that she will seek re-election to the Iowa House of Representatives in District 56, which includes Allamakee and Clayton Counties.

Ruff is currently serving her second term in the Iowa House and is the Ranking Member of the House Education Committee. She also serves on Agriculture, Natural Resources, Ways & Means, and the Agriculture and Natural Resources Budget Subcommittee.

Ruff started her twentieth season at the grain elevator in McGregor, run by Bunge North America. She served on the MFL Mar-Mac School Board and as president for four years.  As a school board member, she saw over the development of child care centers adjacent to the school and a premier early childcare program put in place.  Patti and her husband Dan, live in rural McGregor and have 3 sons; Liam, Bryar, and Tucker.