Tonight, at the kick off of her General Election campaign, Kim Reynolds chose to lob personal attacks at Fred Hubbell instead of focusing on the issues that matter to Iowans Iowa Democratic Party Chair Troy Price released the following statement in response:

“Kim Reynolds launched her general election campaign with personal attacks because she knows she can’t run on her failed record.

Iowa has always been a place where folks can get together, have serious conversations about the problems we’re facing and how to solve them but still respect each other at the end of the day. Unfortunately, Kim Reynolds showed right out of the gate that she’s more interested in making this campaign about nasty personal attacks than the very serious challenges facing our state.

“Reynolds could have talked about fixing Medicaid or finding more opportunities for hardworking Iowans. She could have talked about bringing this state together. Instead, she resorted to cheap, distorted attacks because she’s afraid to talk about her own extreme record and policy agenda.

“Iowans deserve a Governor who will focus on how we can work together to make our state a better place, and, luckily, they have that person in Fred Hubbell.