Serving O'Brien & Clay Counties

Kevin Virgil announces run for Fourth District

'Political outsider' aiming for Feenstra's seat

Kevin Virgil, a former Army Ranger and CIA operations officer, announced last week that he is running for Iowa's Fourth Congressional District as a Republican.

Virgil, who grew up near Sutherland and graduated from South O'Brien High School, said his campaign was founded on the principles of true conservatism and emphasized Iowa's need for a "representative who will fervently defend these values in Washington."

The Fourth District is currently represented by Rep. Randy Feenstra (R-Hull), who has served the seat since 2021.

"I am running for Congress because Iowa's Fourth District deserves a re...