Sara Sedlacek of West Liberty announced her candidacy for state representative today. The small business owner and former editor of the West Liberty Index will seek election in the newly-formed House District 88, which includes rural Muscatine, Louisa and Des Moines counties.

Sedlacek is a life-long Iowan who grew up in Solon and graduated from the University of Iowa. In addition to being a former newspaper editor, Sedlacek has also served the public in a variety of roles, including work in Iowa Legislature.

In addition to her work experience, Sedlacek has served on a number of local boards, including the West Liberty School Foundation and the New Leaders Council Des Moines Chapter. She is a member of the Rotary Club of West Liberty, where she serves as the Public Relations Chair. Sedlacek has volunteered in the West Liberty Community School District through Junior Achievement and as a classroom volunteer.