Bob Morawitz of Ft. Madison has announced his bid for the Democratic nomination for Iowa Senate District 42. District 42 covers all of Henry and Lee Counties as well as townships in Washington and Jefferson County. Morawitz believes Southeast Iowa needs more jobs. He says that legislatures generally believe the only way to create jobs is by tax cuts. He believes employment growth instead comes from demand for products and services. He promises to fight to protect workers’ rights and benefits. Morawitz is a Burlington native. He served in the military and is employed as an electrician. He serves on numerous boards including electrical and preservation. Morawitz has been married for 17 years and has 5 stepsons and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.