The spectrum of work in rural Iowa is rich and varied but those who are elected to represent us in the Iowa Statehouse tend to be from a narrow pool of occupations. Does this matter? We think so!

In this episode, we dig into the data and discover the vast majority of people in the Iowa Senate are not wage earners and tend to fall into one of just four categories. Listen along as we talk about the occupations of Iowa’s current state senators and the challenges wage earners face when running for elected office.