Iowa governor race expands with Rich Leopold entrance

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CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) - Using the social media site Facebook and their live option, Rich Leopold announced he's running to be the next Governor of Iowa.

Leopold is a Democrat.

"Get ready. This is going to be a campaign like no other you've seen," said Leopold. "I'm a professional. I'm a scientist by trade. I'm not a legislator. I'm not a politician."

He made the announcement with his wife Kathleen sitting next to him.

Leopold says he's worked in both Dickenson and Polk County governments.