x
Breaking News
More () »

Sitting down with Des Moines City Council at-large candidates | 'This Week in Iowa'

Small business owner and community activist Justyn Lewis is challenging incumbent Connie Boesen for the at-large seat.

DES MOINES, Iowa — Today on This Week in Iowa, Local 5's Sabrina Ahmed talks to the candidates for the Des Moines City Council at-large seat.

Incumbent Connie Boesen was elected in 2017 and previously served on the Des Moines Public Schools Board of Directors for 14 years. 

She's also well-known in the community for owning the Applishus and Salad Bowl stands at the Iowa State Fair.

Challenger Justyn Lewis says it's time for a change. He is the owner of Lewis Lawn and Labor and the president of Des Moines Selma.

The city council elections are Nov. 2, 2021.

Listen to "This Week in Iowa" on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Anchor:

RELATED: 'This Week in Iowa': Getting to know the Des Moines City Council Ward 1 candidates

RELATED: Sitting down with Des Moines City Council Ward 3 candidates: 'This Week in Iowa'

WATCH: Connie Boesen full interview

WATCH: Justyn Lewis full interview